Andersen in South Africa's dedicated team of tax experts is here to provide you with comprehensive guidance, innovative solutions and strategic insights that navigate the complexities of the South African tax landscape.

Tax Services

  • Tax Planning and Advisory: Our experts provide strategic tax planning and advisory services to help you optimise your tax position, minimise liabilities and seize growth opportunities while remaining compliant with the law. We also advise on international tax matters including permanent establishments, withholding taxes and foreign tax credits with an in-depth understanding of double tax agreements.
  • Corporate Taxation: We offer guidance on corporate tax matters, including tax-efficient structuring, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, and tax implications of international transactions.
  • VAT and Indirect Taxes: Our team assists with VAT compliance, registration, and planning, as well as advising on various indirect taxes to ensure you navigate the regulatory landscape effectively.
  • Personal Income Tax: We provide counsel on personal income tax matters, including estate planning, retirement funds and expatriate tax considerations.
  • Tax Disputes and Controversies: Should disputes arise with tax authorities, our team offers skilled representation in negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation if necessary.
  • Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Tax: We provide comprehensive tax advice throughout the lifecycle of cross-border M&A transactions including due diligence, structuring, controlled foreign company rules, transfer pricing and post merger integration.
  • Exchange Control Consulting: We guide clients on navigating South African exchange control regulations and compliance for cross-border transactions.
  • Corporate Restructuring and Tax Planning: Our team provides strategic advice on corporate restructuring initiatives including tax-efficient restructuring of business entities, tax implications of reorganisations, spin-offs and divestitures.
  • Financing Transactions and Listing Advisory: We advise on tax considerations for financing transactions, including debt and equity offerings, the tax implications of listing on stock exchanges and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Transactions: Our team offers tailored tax advice and strategies related to B-BBEE transactions to support compliance with South African empowerment regulations.

Transfer Pricing: Insights on Landmark Judgment Transfer Pricing: Insights on Landmark Judgment
Customs: Draft Rule Amendments on Transfer Pricing Adjustments Customs: Draft Rule Amendments on Transfer Pricing Adjustments
Yamani Selana Appointed Chairperson of the Tax Board in South Africa, Gauteng Division Yamani Selana Appointed Chairperson of the Tax Board in South Africa, Gauteng Division
  • Norman Mekgoe
    Norman Mekgoe
    Johannesburg
    • Insights & Resources

    • tax release
      Filing Requirements Related to Indirect Investments in Foreign Entities
    • tax release
      Private Equity Funds "Trade or Business" Operator or "Investor"
    • white paper
      Special FATCA Update
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