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Chartered Accountants (SA)
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The team at Merlin Chartered Accountants strives to establish long-term business relationships and to help our clients achieve their business goals.  To this end, we apply with dedication our knowledge and expertise in the areas of Audit and assurance, Accounting, Tax, Advisory and Secretarial.

As Chartered Accountants we are strongly committed to adding maximum value to our clients.


  • Statutory and non-statutory
  • System evaluations and recommendations
  • Agreed upon procedures
  • Forensic audits
  • Special purpose audit reports


  • Statutory registrations and returns, including Income Tax, Value Added Tax (VAT) and Payroll (PAYE, UIF and SDL)
  • Monthly / in-house accounting services and management reporting
  • Design of accounting process and computer processing and training
  • Assistance and training of client administration staff
  • VAT reconciliation and returns
  • Preparation of management reports, budgets and cash flow projections
  • Compiling of financial statements for individuals, partnerships, companies, close corporations and trusts
  • Payroll services – administration of monthly salaries and weekly wages and submission of statutory returns; monthly and year end reconciliations and returns and IRP5 and IT3 certificates; COID Return of Earnings


  • Income Tax registration
  • Value Added Tax registration & planning
  • Completion and submission of annual and provisional tax returns
  • Tax directives and tax clearance certificates
  • Objections and appeals
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Estate duty planning and administration
  • Personal and corporate tax planning
  • Tax opinions


  • Business advice/assistance to business owners for both new and existing businesses
  • Group restructuring
  • Valuations
  • Due diligence
  • Establishment and administration of trusts
  • Independent trustee services
  • Estate planning and drafting of wills
  • Personal legacy planning


  • Company (local & foreign) registrations and deregistration with CIPC (registered office facility)
  • Submission and administration of annual returns to CIPC
  • Conversions of companies and corporations
  • Shelf company registrations and administration
  • Amendments to Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Changes in directors, shareholders (allotment of shares) and other statutory information
  • Preparation of minutes for special and other resolutions, including members and board meetings

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