Whether you require assistance with your company, or personal tax, Austral Accounting can assist. Our specialist skills ensure that you constantly remain legally compliant, whether a monthly or provisional tax payer, and will provide the appropriate registered tax paperwork for all employees (IRP 5 certificates) at the end of each taxation year (February).

In order to ensure your compliance, and remove any possibility of fines or penalties, Austral Accounting will ensure that:

  • Your business is correctly registered for all applicable taxes
  • Administer your payroll
  • Submit monthly remittance advise in regards to all taxes payable
  • Handling and issuing of all employee certificates at year end (IRP 5’s or IT3(a)’s)
  • Complete and submit all Workman’s Compensation Fund returns

In addition to this, we will assist with all SARS related matters to that you don’t have to, including

  • Obtaining certificates of good standing
  • Applying for tax directives
  • Handling of refunds or objections
  • E-filing and administration

We also offer accounting services and payroll services.

Tax Practitioners Durban: To use or not to use this type of tax professional

Have you done your tax return? Are you confused about what you can claim, what needs to be filled in on your forms, or when your taxes need to be done? You are in no way the only person to have had these struggles, but with the help of our tax practitioners in Durban, you can easily get a handle on your taxes and prevent those sleepless nights.

Small companies and private tax paying individuals often don’t know where to turn when it comes to making sure that their taxes are up to date and done by the book. Unlike large corporates that can afford to hire someone to do all the financial hard stuff, smaller companies and private individuals need to have someone in the know who they can rely on.

We at Austral Accounting know that trying to learn the ins and outs of the tax world on your own is a confusing minefield, which is why we are more than happy to give you a helping hand, even if your books are in a state.

 Our tax practitioners in Durban are seasoned professionals in the art of dealing with tax concerns of all kinds and we know that no tax issue is so complicated that it can’t be sorted out.

Many who are facing a mountain of invoices at the end of each month or at the end of the financial year, are filled with trepidation about how they are going to get through their admin and keep the taxman off their backs. We understand this type of stress all too well

Even if you are just looking for someone to explain the ins and outs of your taxes, having a practitioner to call on when you are uncertain about any tax matter can give you the peace of mind that will guarantee that you don’t end up falling behind and overwhelmed.

The tax practitioners that we have on our team at Austral Accounting are not only highly experienced but are also up to date with all of the latest tax laws

Tax practitioners in Durban are here to help you

If you are a business owner, or if you own income producing assets, or if you are freelancing, or if you have a side hustle, or if you are just looking for someone to help you, hiring a tax practitioner could prevent you from paying excessive tax.

At Austral Accounting, we have affordable tax advisory services which are available to anyone.

Legal Compliance

It is quite easy to end up on the wrong side of the tax law without even realising it. With the recent changes to the tax laws of South Africa, not having legal compliance can lead to hefty fines and even jail time, both of which are easily avoidable if you hire a tax practitioner to handle tax matters on your behalf. When you are legally compliant, you don’t just enjoy the benefit of not having to worry about SARS knocking on your door but you can also do better business, knowing that everything you are doing is above board.

1.      No More Stress

We can make sure that your papers are submitted to the right people, at the right time, thus alleviating any stress you may have about your tax affairs.

2.      Your Tax Middleman

At Austral Accounting, we are more than a firm of accountants and tax practitioners in Durban. We are in the perfect position to provide you with important financial and taxation advice and updated information re legislation changes.

Contact our team today to find out more about what we can offer you or to sign up for our services.


Taxation FAQs

Tax on goods and services are all taxes levied on the production, extraction, sale, transfer, leasing or delivery of goods, and the rendering of services. In South Africa this mainly consists of the value added tax (VAT).

  • The fiscal function provides for the main social goal of taxation, namely the formation of the state’s financial resources for the realization of national and holistic state programmes.
  • This consists mainly of social income distribution among various groups of citizens: from the wealthy to the poor.
  • This function is aimed at achieving specific goals of the taxation policy via the taxation mechanism.

Taxation is a compulsory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed on a taxpayer by a government organization in order to fund government spending and various public expenditures.

Examples of taxation would be value added tax (commonly known as VAT) and excise duty (the latter is a tax levied on inter alia cigarettes and alcohol and is commonly referred to as “sin tax”.).

Income tax is a direct tax  (unlike VAT which is an indirect tax) levied directly on a taxpayer. Examples would include personal income tax (levied on individuals), and company tax (levied on legal entities).

These are direct taxes and indirect taxes. A direct tax is a tax imposed upon a property or person, whereas an indirect tax imposed upon a transaction.