Our Services

Tax compliance, advisory, technologies and training have been at the root of WTS, and continue to be part of our core competencies. Our team consists of top specialists with many years of experience attained in top consulting firms and at SARS. The multifaceted experience of our staff ensures that we give high-quality, tailor-made advice, that is efficiently implemented. Due to our closely coordinated global network, we are used to providing our clients with a harmonized approach for their local and international business and transactions.

The business-partnering model offered by WTS-South Africa provides a method of optimising finance and tax departments to cope with the ever-changing challenges in the tax sphere, without the company losing its grip on governance and control. With our highly qualified pool of employees, tax and PAYE experts and the trust of numerous listed corporations as a reference for the excellent work we deliver, WTS-South Africa is your partner for progressive collaboration.

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TAX COMPLIANCE

•  eFiling of Statutory Returns

•  Filing of Local VAT Returns

•  Registration for VAT, PAYE, Customs, Import & Export

•  Filing of all Corporate Income Tax Returns, including IT14SD Reconciliations

•  Filing of High-Net Worth and Expatriate Income Tax Returns

•  Withholding Tax Compliance

•  Transfer Pricing Compliance


ADVISORY SERVICES

• Corporate Tax Consulting on Mergers & Acquisitions, International Tax Projects, Capital Gain, Withholding Tax Consulting, Tax Accounting Reporting and Restructuring Transactions

• VAT consulting including VAT Treatment of Agreements both Local and Cross-border

• Individual consulting on Relocation of staff, Residency Issues, Double Taxation Treaty Application, Payroll Costing for Projects, and all Expatriate Consulting

• Transfer Pricing including Localisation of Transfer Pricing Documents, Permanent Establishment matters, Benchmarking, Double Taxation Treaty Application, International Tax Consulting and Country by Country Reporting

• Customs Trade, Sugar Tax Advisory and Thin Capitalisation Consulting

• Preparation and Submission of Ruling Requests to SARS and Other Stakeholders

• Voluntary Disclosure Applications and Submissions

• Facilitate Tax and other Incentive Claims from SARS and DTI e.g. Automotive, Textile Industry, ETI etc.


TAX TECHNOLOGY & SUPPORT SERVICES

• In-house Technology Capabilities e.g. TP, VAT, etc.

• External Technology Partners

• Operational and Strategic Advisory Services


B-BBEE ADVISORY SERVICES

• Assessment of current B-BBEE standing including Transformation Objectives, Compliance Landscape, Sustainability, Impact and Compliance Spending Pattern

• Assessment Potential, including Spending Optimization, ROI Monetary and Non-Monetary, Collaboration opportunities, access to External and Internal Funding Initiatives.

• Project Activation and Execution, which includes Building a Fit Purpose Project Panel to Execute End to End Project Requirements

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BUSINESS PARTNERING

• Interim Management of Tax Functions

• Co-sourcing of Tax Departments

• Temporary Secondment of Tax Professionals

• Implementing Tax Technology Solutions

• Pay-roll, HR and Labour Broker Outsourcing



TRAINING

• VAT

• Customs and International Trade

• Global Employment and PAYE Legislation

• Corporate Tax

• Transfer Pricing and International Tax

• B-BBEE

With our full-service tax consulting portfolio, WTS advises multinational groups and large companies in the following corporate tax services:

Corporate Tax Advisory and Compliance

  • Corporate Taxation
  • Corporate Entities and Partnerships
  • Corporate Tax Compliance
  • Corporate Migrations
  • Corporate Debt Restructuring
  • Employment Taxation Advisory
  • Tax Dispute Resolution

Tax Reporting and Tax Risk Management

  • Tax Accounting
  • Tax Reporting (deferred and current taxes)
  • Tax Risk Management
  • Co-Sourcing of Tax Function

International Tax Advisory

  • International Tax Planning
  • Arbitrations
  • Permanent Establishments
  • Advice & Compliance on Withholding Tax
  • Application of Double Tax Treaties

Indirect Taxes and Customs – Advisory and Compliance

  • VAT
  • Customs & Trade
  • Tax Dispute Resolutions

Expatriate Tax Services

  • Corporate HR on Delegation Issues (wage tax, social security, processes)
  • Advising employees on tax and social securities matters
  • Filing employee Income Tax Returns

Machinery and Plant Industry Tax Advice

  • Tax Advice on Cross-border Plant Engineering & Constructions
  • Permanent Establishments
  • Withholding Tax
  • VAT
  • Customs
  • Personnel Delegations

Financial Industry Tax Advice

  • Investments Funds
  • Closed End Funds
  • Banking Tax Advice
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Exchange of Information (e.g. FATCA)
  • Financial Services
  • VAT

Real Estate Tax Advice

  • Real Estate Taxes (Domestic)
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Transfer Tax
  • Real Estate VAT

Transfer Pricing

  • Ongoing Advice on Transfer Pricing Issues
  • Transfer Pricing Policy and Guidelines
  • Transfer Pricing Audit Defense
  • Advice on Business Restructuring Issues
  • Transfer Pricing Documentation

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Tax Structuring
  • Tax Due Diligence
  • Post-Merger Integration

Private Clients (High-Net-Worth Individuals)

  • International & Domestic Tax Planning
  • Filing of Tax Declarations
  • Succession Planning
  • Non-Profit Organisations

Accounting Services and Payroll

  • Bookkeeping Services and Accounting
  • Group Consolidation
  • Payroll

WTS TAX ACADEMY

Seminars | Workshops | Conferences (local and global) | In-house training | Webinars