Taxation

Tax pervades every part of our lives, both business and personal. We provide taxation services that are practical, relevant and focused on our clients’ specific business and personal requirements, whatever their size or industry. At RSM you have access to senior experts who are dedicated to finding the best possible tax solutions for your business.

When assessing your tax needs, it is no longer acceptable to merely focus on local laws and regulations. We are living in an age where there is regularly some form of international exposure in a transaction, be it on a personal scale or within a business structure.

We are ideally placed to address these aspects, offering taxation advice from both local experts and RSM member firms across the world. RSM specialise in working with organisations that require in-depth, up-to-date knowledge of local rules together with seamless co-operation between tax professionals in different jurisdictions.

Our objective is to ensure our clients comply with the relevant legislation while at the same time striving to minimise their tax liabilities where possible in an efficient and practical manner.

Corporate Tax Services

To enable your business to grow, it’s important to handle tax requirements correctly. Inadequate management of tax can lead to financial loss and other serious consequences. At RSM, our team provide bespoke tax assistance that is designed with your business’s unique requirements in mind. We offer expertise in tax compliance, international tax, VAT and payroll tax and both indirect taxation and direct taxation.

Personal Tax Services

We also provide personal taxation services for families and individuals who require specialist advice. Keeping up to date with the latest rules and regulations can be time-consuming and challenging. RSM are here to help you adequately plan and manage your personal tax. We can assist you with completing annual tax returns, ensuring compliance, communicating with the taxation authority and processing registrations and applications. We also offer taxation advice for international tax structures, the implications of immigration and emigration, as well as taxation of expat workers.

You can find out more about our corporate and personal tax services via the links below:

Corporate tax services          Personal tax services

Tax Insights

The evolution of Africa's transfer pricing landscape: why global businesses should take notice

20 January 2022
Historically, transfer pricing legislation and regulations in Africa have been limited. Many African jurisdictions have chosen to tax cross-border transactions using tools such as withholdings tax regimes, and therefore transfer pricing principles have generally taken a back seat to date, however there are signs that this is changing.

Incentivising Innovation and Investment in the New Global Tax Landscape

4 January 2022
The rules of global taxation are on the brink of change for the first time in nearly 100 years. The leaders of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) G20 met in Rome on 30 October 30th 2021 to finalise the agreement for a global minimum tax.

G20 and OECD: The future of the global tax system

27 August 2021
The OECD recently issued a Statement on a “Two Pillar Solution to Address the Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalisation of the Economy”. The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework, agreed to by more than 130 countries is the OCED’s and G20’s vision for the international tax future. There are two aspects (referred to as “Pillars”):

Limitation of assessed losses

13 August 2021
The release of the 2021 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (Draft TLAB) and the 2021 Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (Draft TALAB) at the end of July will result in corporate taxpayers crunching hard at their numbers.

Donations to the Solidarity Fund - Can you claim?

3 August 2021
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Solidarity Fund was established as a Public Benefit Organisation (“PBO”) with a mandate to support the national health response, contribute to humanitarian relief efforts and mobilise South Africans in the fight against Covid-19.

Home office expenses for work from home employees

1 July 2021
Have you been working from home? Can you claim a tax deduction? Is it worth the effort?

Related People

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CEO & Tax Service Line Leader

 

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Director: Corporate & International Tax 

 

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2021/22 Tax Guide