Department of Financial Intelligence

Prof Jolani Wilcocks

College of Accounting Sciences
School of Applied Accountancy
Department: Financial Intelligence
Associate Professor
Tel: 012 429 4097
E-mail: wilcojs@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • M Com (Taxation) Cum Laude (UP 1999)

Fields of academic interests

  • Accounting Education
  • Value-Added Tax research
  • Technical Tax research relating to corporates

Field of Specialisation

  • Taxation

Books

  • Co-author on Silke: South African Income Tax Editions: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (LexisNexis Butterworths, Durban)
  • Co-author on Silke: Suid-Afrikaanse Inkomstebelasting Editions: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (LexisNexis Butterworths, Durban).
  • Co-author on Silke: Taxation 200, 2013 (LexisNexis Butterworths, Durban)
  • Co-author on Silke: Belasting 200, 2013 (LexisNexis Butterworths, Durban).
  • Co-author on Silke: First Touch To Tax, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (LexisNexis Butterworths, Durban)
  • Co-author on Silke: Eerste Kennismaking met Belasting, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (LexisNexis Butterworths, Durban).

Journal articles

  • Wilcocks, J.S. & Strydom, J.J. 2002. The concept of ‘disposal’ for the purposes of capital gains tax in South Africa. Meditari Accountancy Research, vol.10, 311-325.

  • Wilcocks, J.S. & Middelmann, S.N. 2004.  Evaluation of the need to introduce a system of group taxation in South Africa. South African Business Review, vol. 8, number 3, 38-53.

  • * Oberholzer, R & Wilcocks, J.S. 2004.  The effect on taxpayers of new tax legislation regarding foreign exchange transactions.  South African Journal of Accounting Research, vol. 18, number 1, 135-170.
  • * Nieuwoudt, M.J. & Wilcocks, J.S. 2005.  The attitudes and perceptions of South African Accounting Academics about research.  Meditari Accountancy Research, 13, number 2, 49-66.
  • * Nieuwoudt, M.J., Wilcocks, J.S. & Kilpert, O.V. 2006.  Time perceptions of South African accounting academics.  Meditari Accountancy Research, 14, number 2, 17-32.
  • * Ungerer, M., Becker, A.I., Nieuwoudt, M.J., Swart, O. & Wilcocks, J.S. 2013.  The importance of the changing demographic profile on the success of post graduate Accounting students.  South African Journal of Accounting Education, Volume 27, number 6, 1529-1550.
  • Uys, W.R., De Hart, K.L., Wilcocks, J.S. & Venter, J.M.P. 2015. Crossing the Rubicon: Is the use of a trust still a viable planning tool? Southern African Business Review, Volume 19, Special edition: Tax stories, 183-205.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Chartered Accountant (SA)
  • Executive Committee member of SATEA – The South African Tax Educators Association (2013 – present)
  • Secretary (2006 - 2011) for the South African Accounting Association – National Committee.
  • Secretary (2006 - 2007) for the South African Accounting Association – Gauteng-North.
  • Vice-chairman (2008 - 2011) for the South African Accounting Association – Gauteng-North.
  • Awarded the Best Paper award (September 2003) - SAAA Central Regional Conference, presented by the South African Accounting Association – Central Region. Paper (refereed): The effect of new tax legislation regarding foreign exchange transactions on taxpayers. Wilcocks, J.S & Oberholzer, R.

Projects

    • Involved with the field work for the Interim financial reporting project at the School of Accountancy at the University of Pretoria – 2000.
    • Involved in an ongoing project regarding the attitudes and perceptions of Accounting educators regarding research – commenced in 2004.
    • Involved in a research project by members of staff of the Departments of Taxation and Financial Intelligence at UNISA regarding the factors contributing towards success in honours studies through distance education – starting in 2006.
    • Involved in the TAX Stories project of the South African Educators Association (SATEA) – 2013 - 2015.
    • Involved in the TAX Stories II – commenced in 2015.