Established in 1996, South African Accountants provides accounting and tax services including preparation of annual financial statements services, registrations, payroll and SARS e-filing services for Pty Companies and Close Corporations. We’re registered with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants, qualified independent reviewers and also registered tax practitioners with the South African Revenue Services (SARS).
With 20 years experience we bring expertise, integrity and professionalism to every task taken and our team is committed to your success. As an individual you will benefit from our personal approach for your financial well-being and take care of your pty company registration, personal tax submissions and SARS correspondence.
We have the latest technology installed, our document filing system being paperless and our internal system workflow's completely automated to respond to your pty registration query in a timely manner and keep you fully up to date with any task undertaken, including business registrations.
Without the complex structures and overheads as with many other larger organizations and consultancy firms, our fee and cost structure is very competitive to help you to start a company.
Today's business environment is fast moving, complex, and highly competitive and individuals and business owners need the support of professionals who provide on-time, effective solutions to help their business succeed.
Our pty registrations department can assist with any new business registrations and other business registrations.
SOME OF OUR SERVICES
- Business registrations and general business advice
- Accounting officer appointments to Pty and CC’s
- Drafting of annual financial statements
- Annual return submissions to the Cipc
- Bee eme affidavits
- Business conversion registrations
- Close corporation amendments
- Employer EMP501 reconciliation submissions
- Issue of SARS IRP5 and IT3 certificates
- Independent review engagements
- Import and export licence registrations
- Personal income return tax submissions (IT12)
- Business income tax return submissions (IT14)
- Obtaining tax clearance certificates from SARS
- Issue of shareholder share certificates
We believe that the client comes first, and our approach and registrations service are to help you establish and maintain a solid financial foundation that will serve as a platform for growth. We approach all assigned tasks and registrations with the precision and dedication you would expect from us.
With our professional knowledge, experience, and skills we can provide registration, accounting and tax services to most types of businesses, including sole proprietors, partnerships, private companies and close corporations.
Taxation can be the most complicated and stressful part of your statutory return submissions and we believe that all our clients are entitled to the highest level of service, irrespective if you a small company or larger organization.
Non profit companies
Personal liability company
COMPILATION OF ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
all registered businesses must prepare annual financial statements;
financial statements are compiled internally or independently;
financial statements are compiled internally, unless they have been compiled independently by an independent accounting professional.
COMPANIES THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM ANNUAL AUDITS
Private companies with a public interest score of less than 100 and where all directors of the company are also the shareholders of that company.
WHO QUALIFIES AS AN INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL
a registered auditor;
a member of a professional body in terms of the auditing profession act;
a person qualified to be an accounting officer in terms of the close corporations act, 1984 as amended;
an independent accounting professional may not have a personal financial interest in the company or related company; or
during the past 3 years not be involved in any of the daily management of the company and not have been an officer or full-time employee of that business.
WHO MUST BE AUDITED IN TERMS OF THE NEW 2008 COMPANIES ACT
all public and state owned registered entities;
where a company memorandum of incorporation requires this;
a company that holds assets in a fiduciary capacity for persons not related to the company that exceeds R5 million at any time during the year;
any non profit company that was incorporated by the state or a state-owned company or any international entity;
any company that have a public interest score of 100 points or more and where the annual financial statements were internally compiled;
any company with a public interest score of 350 points or more.
WHO MUST BE INDEPENDENTLY REVIEWED IN TERMS OF THE NEW 2008 COMPANIES ACT
non-owner managed profit and non-profit companies with a public interest score of 100 or more must be performed by a registered auditor;
non-owner managed profit and non-profit companies with a public interest score of 99 or less can be performed by an accounting officer.
HOW TO CALCULATE THE PUBLIC INTEREST SCORE OF A COMPANY (PIS)
one point for the average number of employees employed during the year;
one point for every R1 million or part thereof of turnover;
one point for every R1 million or part thereof of third party liabilities;
one point for every director or shareholder of the company;
one point for every member of any non profit company or a member of an association that is a member of the non profit company.
AUDIT VS INDEPENDENT REVIEW EXPLAINED - Click here for a public interest score calculation
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, AUDITS AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS UNDER THE NEW COMPANIES ACT
|Reserve a Company Name|
|Private Company Registration|
|Personal Liability Registration|
|Non Profit Company Registration|
|Add or Remove Directors|
|Company Address Update|
|Change Company Name|
|Restore a Company|
|Deregister a Company|
|Annual Return Submission|
|Tax Clearance Certificate|
|Add & Remove Members|
|Convert a CC to a COMPANY|
|Deregister a CC|
|Restore a CC|
|Annual Return Submission|
|Update Close Corporation's Information|
|Tax Clearance Certificate|