Taxation affects all businesses. Developing effective tax strategies that encompass the whole entity is essential, with the impact of an approach of a particular transaction/s considered in relation to its effect on the overall tax position of the entity and objectives of management. It is also a fact of life that the tax legislation is becoming ever more complex.
The Firm has specialist knowledge and experience to assist clients deal with all the different aspects of taxation and, where required, negotiate with SARS on their behalf. The Firm aims to minimize taxation therefore maximizing wealth, whilst ensuring compliance with relevant legislation. For example, we advise on:
- Compliance requirements
- Withholding taxes
- Customs duties
- Dividend, royalty or interest planning
- Employment taxes and employee benefits Personal Taxation
The Firm also advices on taxation of individuals Advisory Corporate Governance as standards of corporate behaviour come under increasing scrutiny, senior managers need to take into account the rules, regulations and best practice concerning Corporate Governance. Our specialists provide practical advice in this important area.
Risk Management Expert advice on risk management, review of not only financial risks but other areas including operations, resources and reputation that can have a dramatic impact on the continuing success of an entity.
Internal Audit Internal audit plays a valuable role in providing assurance that key controls are in place and operating effectively so that financial and other corporate risks are managed. Advice on, and assistance with the operation of an internal audit service is provided. Internal audit can also be outsourced to us. Business valuations these may be required for a variety of reasons.
The Firm has experts with strong track records in establishing and valuing companies and other business structure. Where required, our reports are used as support in litigation or negotiations with tax authorities. Fraud prevention and detection Fraud is now a fact of business and its cost to business is enormous.
Advice is available on prevention and detection of fraud, whether carried out using traditional methods or via the internet. Other professional advice The Firm maintains close contacts with business leaders, bankers, lawyers and other professionals in our community and can make introductions where required