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The CPT project of the Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law (ACTL) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the UCT Tax Unit for Fiscal Research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are organizing the UvA-UCT Courses on “Taxation & the Digitalized Economy” to be held on 11 & 13 April 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Event details of Taxation & the Digitalized Economy Courses (Cape Town)
Start date
11 April 2023
End date
13 April 2023

Course 1: Introduction to Cryptocurrency Taxation (11 April 2023 from 9:00 - 13:00)

  • Blockchain and crypto-assets basics
  • Direct taxation aspects of crypto-currencies
  • Indirect taxation aspects of crypto-currencies
  • Presentation of a case study

Course 2: Taxing the Digitalized Economy (11 April 2023 from 14:00 - 18:00)

  • Taxing MNEs in a Digitalized Economy
  • Platforms’ Tax Reporting under the OECD Model Rules

Course 3: Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics in Tax Law (13 April 2023 from 9:00 - 12:30)

  • Introduction to AI in Tax Law An overview of potential & threats
  • Basics of Data Analytics & AI for Business and Tax Law

These three courses are organized under the umbrella of UvA’s research project ‘Designing the tax system for a Cashless, Platform-based and Technology-driven society’ (CPT project).


  • Prof. dr. Dennis Weber (UvA / Loyens & Loeff)
  • Dr Dennis Post (UvA / EY)
  • Dr Claudio Cipollini (UvA / RCLex)
  • Dr. Giorgio Beretta (UvA)
  • Dr. Shaun Parsons (UCT)
  • Prof. dr. Daniel Smit (UvA / EY)
  • Dr Svitlana Buriak (UvA / Loyens & Loeff)
  • Juan Manuel Vázquez (UvA / Loyens Loeff)
  • Dr. Błazej Kuzniacki (UvA / PwC)
  • Kamil Tylinski (University College London)


University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. All activities will take place at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cape Town. Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701 South Africa

Registration and Fee

Course fee: 150 euro / 2.700 Rand per course. For students of the UCT, attendance to the courses is free (registration mandatory). However, paying participants have priority when there are not enough seats due to capacity limitations. Lunch is not included for free participants.