Globalisation continues to grow regardless of the changes in the political landscape in America which calls for more nationalised economic focus, this comes with an increase in number of employees travelling to South Africa or outside of South Africa under secondments either for their own experiences or to provide/share different set of skills within global firms. Our global mobility experts can assist organisations with a range of services to ease the onboarding process for inbound expatriates. Our onboarding process include registration and deregistration of inbound expatriates for all relevant taxes in South Africa. We also review existing designs or create tax efficiency, implementation and disclosure of cost to company structures, evaluation of HR policies and documentation amongst other services.

Our GMS services include but not limited to the following:

  • PAYE, UIF and SDL registrations
  • PAYE, UIF and SDL health checks, risk assessments and compliance reviews
  • Providing assistance when liaising with SARS, including:
    • Requesting for waiver of interest and penalties
    • Applying for extensions for the submission of returns and other administrative and compliance issues
    • Assisting with disputes and drafting of objections and appeals against assessments
    • Requesting advance tax rulings or private binding rulings
  • Evaluation of HR policies, documentation and procedures to ensure correct tax treatment and disclosure of benefits and remuneration paid to staff
  • Review of design, implementation and disclosure of cost-to-company structures
  • Advice on the design and implementation of tax-based reward schemes such as share incentive schemes
  • Review of and advice on the tax treatment of international assignments


Contact our expert Khanyisa Cingo-Ngandu

Head of Tax

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