Northern Region Virtual Spring Conference

2020 SAICA Spring Conference

Post COVID-19: The New Normal                       (Day 2) – 5 November


Who should attend?

SAICA members and associates [CA(SA)/AGA(SA)/AT(SA)] and trainees and members of the public



Join the Second day of the SAICA Spring Conference themed the “New Normal” as we look at a Property expert’s advice on the trends on the residential and commercial property market. Thereafter be treated to magic and illusion from the comfort of your home with a renowned illusionist and we finish off with the tax advice on disputes, severance and retirement benefits and ceasing to be a resident without emigrating.



Real Estate impact on Commercial and Residential Property – Toni Enderli

Residential and commercial real estate market in South Africa – Growth, Trends and Forecast (2020-2025).

Key points

  • The current real estate market post COVID.
  • Property growth in a changing South Africa.
  • Investment hotspots.
  • How technology is changing the retail and commercial landscape.
  • Is property still a good investment in South Africa?
  • Big property data.


Virtual Illusion ShowIlan Smith


Tax emigration, retrenchments, working abroad and rule 56 – Piet Nel

Tax Administration:

  • The dispute process and when to use the rule 56 notice.

Income Tax:

  • Ceasing to be a resident of the RSA without formal emigration.
  • Retirement interests when an individual ceases being a tax resident of the RSA.
  • Severance benefits – COVID-19.



09h00 – 09h05       Welcome address

09h05 – 10h15       Presentation: Real Estate Impact on Commercial and Residential Property

10h15 – 11h0         Virtual Illusion Show


10h10 – 11h15       Presentation: Economic Outlook on the New Normal


11h00 – 11h05       Refreshment Break


11h05 – 12h30       Presentaion: Tax


About the presenters:

Toni Enderli: Founder – Realtor of Excellence

Property pioneer and business leader with a record of unprecedented financial performance in a world first Cloud based estate agency, providing dynamic and world class leadership, skilled negotiating and business development success, tech savey and social media strategies combined expert qualifications and perfromance with motivational revolutionary tactics for peak performance.

Toni has learnt from the best. Having taken the reigns of the family business after more than 20 years in the industry, Toni has cemented his reputation as an industry thought leader and true innovator of Real Estate excellence in South Africa. By harnessing a passion for technology and real estate, Toni has spearheaded incredible and dynamic real estate teams to bring you a world first ,world class Cloud Based Estate agency while making a difference in he’s world community with he’s passion in extreme open water swimming.


Ilan Smith – Illusionist

Specialising in large illusion shows, jaw-dropping illusions of the mind and breath- taking sleight of hand, Ilan’s unique combination of enchantment and humour make his every performance a magical masterpiece. He has a duality about him that makes his performances gobsmacking. A mysterious, yet charming gentleman with the upmost professionalism. He show cases magical pieces worthy of stages the world over. Be prepared for lots of comedy, expect the unexpected and enjoy the surprises and twists Ilan has in store for you.


He has performed for numerous companies. Whether pure entertainment at its best or using magic to market a company’s brand, specific product or message, he creates bespoke magical effects that wow your audiences. He has the ability to make cars, celebs or CEO’s appear on stage but most wondrously comes up with magical concepts that one might never dream can be done! He turns the impossible into a reality! Whether it’s a small intimate group of 10, or a large theatre performance of 1500pax, He will have audiences gasping in amazement. Ilan releases you from the confines of your beliefs while he holds you in suspense and wonder.


Ilan constantly explores the intricacies of global magic and infuses his performances with the best workable magic of international standard out there. Entertaining SA’s biggest corporates, celebrities and sports stars has become his way of life. Watch this master of entertainment turn the ordinary into the extraordinary! Being passionate about illusion and comedy. He is changing the face of magic as never before experienced by SA audiences and often incorporates the entire audience in a magical effect.


Over the past four years Ilan has produced two theatre shows performing for thousands and receiving rave reviews. He has been invited to perform on T.V and even over radio morning shows. He was coined as the man who rose to Twitter fame having correctly predicted the outcome of the Soccer World Cup live on TV. Known as ‘The Man Who Saw Tomorrow’, he was top trending in three countries simultaneously.


Ilan’s goal as an entertainer is to provide a remarkable experience. Magical entertainment affects you personally, it shatters your belief of how things work and leaves an audience believing that anything is possible. True entertainment allows you to move someone in a way that transports them from their everyday lives. Ilan will give your guests something to enjoy, laugh about and allow them to dream!


Piet Nel: CA(SA) Taxation Specialist 

Currently, he is the Project Director professional development (tax) at SAICA. He is visiting professor at Wits, previously lectured tax at the Universities of Johannesburg, Pretoria and UNISA in tax at post graduate level.

Before joining SAICA again, he was involved in tax consulting and tax dispute resolution. He is an accounting member of the Tax Court. He is a visiting professor at Wits and was previously a lecturer in tax at the University of Pretoria and UNISA at postgraduate level. He was a member of SAICA’s national tax committee and is still quite active in the development of tax legislation in South Africa by commenting on proposed legislation.

Over a period of more than three decades, he presented numerous tax seminars and workshops to tax practitioners. He regularly speaks on radio and TV and publishes articles. He is involved, as a member of the SAICA Examination Committee, in setting the entrance examination for CA (SAs).


CPD Hours

SAICA’s CPD policy has changed effective 1 January 2020 from an input measurement basis to an output measurement basis. Learning and the development of professional competence is unique to each member and should be aligned to your personal needs identified in your reflective learning plans. For further information and guidance, go to SAICA’s CPD website. The competencies being addressed in this seminar are:

  • Business Acumen: Business Internal Environment
  • Business Acumen: Business External Environment
  • Decision-making acumen: Judgement and decision-making

If you are required to log CPD hours (for instance if you are a SAICA Tax Practitioner or registered with other professional bodies or organisations such as the IOD, SAIPA, SAIT etc.), please note that this seminar affords you 3.5 hours of CPD.



R500 incl. 15% VAT per member

R1000 incl. 15% VAT per non-member


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