Tracy Johnson

Tracy Johnson

​Contact Details:

021 650 4894

Room 4.65, Robert Leslie Social Science building, Upper campus. UCT.

Position Lecturer, Head of Taxation, Department of Finance and Tax, Commerce Faculty

Tracy is a Lecturer and Head of Taxation in the Department of Finance and Tax. Formerly, she practiced in the field of corporate taxation with PwC. She holds a master’s degree in commerce specialising in the field of South African taxation from the University of Cape Town and is conducting research towards a master’s degree in international tax law from the University of Cape Town.

Since 2016, she has served as a member of the assessment committee within the South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT). She also acts as an independent consultant to various tax departments within professional firms.


B Com Honours (Taxation)

Advanced Taxation I FTX4010F

Advanced Taxation II FTX4037S

Research Methods in Tax FTX4036S

M Com (South African Taxation)

Taxation Coursework FTX5030W

Supervision of masters’ students towards their M Com (South African Taxation) degree.

Research Interests International tax and transfer pricing; South African income tax for corporate entities.

Forthcoming manuscripts

  • Chapter within the following book: Jiménez, A. Tax Law and Human Rights: Dialogue in Mexico and the World. [publication pending 2019]
  • Johnson, T. & Roeleveld, J. South Africa: Where is Employment Exercised when the Employee Renders Services in a Third State (In Tax Treaty Case Law around the Globe 2019 (M. Lang et al. eds.)
  • Roeleveld, J. & Johnson, T. Malawi: Ex-parte Eastern Produce Malawi Ltd vs the State and the Commissioner General of Malawi Revenue Authority (In Tax Treaty Case Law around the Globe 2019 (M. Lang et al. eds.)
  • Johnson, T. & Roeleveld. South Africa: Controlled Foreign Company Legislation (In Controlled Foreign Company Legislation 2019 (M. Lang et al. eds.)


  • Chapter within the following book: Hattingh, J., Roeleveld, J. and West, C. (eds.), 2016. Income Tax in South Africa: The First 100 Years: 1914 - 2014 Cape Town, South Africa: Juta & Co Ltd ISBN 9781485107798.