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.

VAT Compliance

  • eFiling services
  • Filing of local and cross-border VAT returns
  • Assist with non-resident VAT returns (including digital services companies)
  • VAT recovery reviews
  • Unlocking VAT costs in businesses

Advisory Services

  • Prepare and submit Ruling Requests to SARS and other stakeholders
  • Advise on opinions on VAT treatment of agreements and transactions (local and cross-border)
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Corporate restructuring transactions

VAT and Tax Technology and Support Services

  • Inhouse technology capabilities
  • External technology partners
  • Operational and strategic advisory services
  • Optimisation of the effectiveness of the VAT functions from a systems perspective


  • VAT
  • Customs
  • International trade
  • PAYE
  • Expatriates
  • Transfer pricing

Business Partnering Services

  • Provision of interim management of indirect tax functions
  • Co-souring of indirect tax departments
  • Temporary secondment of professionals
  • Implementing tax technology solutions
  • Building knowledge platforms & in-house trainings
  • Customs Duty Strategy and Management Solutions

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


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