We have an extensive client base of South African and multi-national employers for who we provide expatriate tax planning and compliance services. These include some of the largest companies in the world operating in South Africa, as well as a significant contingent of South African employers operating internationally, especially into the rest of Africa. Our services offering is holistic and includes the following –

  • Expatriates to South Africa, South African expatriates internationally (especially into Africa), African expatriate management
  • Expatriate policy and philosophical design
  • Expatriate contracts, including home and cost country contracts
  • International mobile employee build-up calculators, tax equalisation, tax protection, guaranteed net pay methodologies, with strong emphasis on communication best practice and creating (a) employee understanding of the model (b) business cost projection (c) full support to the international mobility, finance and human resource function(s)
  • Internationally mobile employee benefits and tax compliance
  • Payroll for special classes of employees, including dealing with exchange control
  • Alignment of economic reality of international mobile services and finance costing and recharge model with international employee contracts, benefits, tax planning and compliance
  • Host country tax and social security calculators including for most African locations
  • Payroll calculators for most African locations
  • Expatriate cost calculators including on mobilisation, on-assignment costs, de-mobilisation
  • Work permits, classification of work permits and to align with specific business operational needs and expatriate personal financial planning
  • Tax break-even computations, international subsistence modelling
  • Tax treatment for internationally mobile employees – we have obtained the “ground breaking” advanced South African Revenue Service Rule hereon, which has created clarity for the market around providing a robust and equitable approach for all concerned. This has become market practice since for most employers in the treatment of internationally mobile uses this model now as market norm.