South Africa

Why South Africa?

South Africa is recognised as one of the most advanced, diverse and promising emerging markets in the world. With a world-class business infrastructure, a robust regulatory framework and double taxation agreements with many countries, including Mauritius, Cyprus and Malta, South Africa has earned its reputation as the powerhouse of Africa - and is certainly widely recognised as the gateway to the continent.

With 200 to 300 million people set to reach middle class status across Africa, the continent is primed for a considerable amount of growth - not unlike India and China -in fact The McKinsey Global Institute considers Africa to be the world’s second-fastest-growing region. This growth creates new and exciting business opportunities for international organisations to invest and expand with the robust, vibrant and bustling economy.

A favourable exchange rate, low cost of doing business and a high standard of living makes investing in South Africa fiscally sound and great value for money. In the 2015 World Bank Doing Business Report, which ranks 189 economies around the world on their ease of doing business, South Africa is ranked 43rd - and comes in above many developed countries.

Our core areas of expertise

TMF Group has offices located in Johannesburg and Cape Town and our client-focused team of lawyers and accountants are supported by strong, professional administrators with a proud record of excellence. Our clients include all of the leading South African and a number of international banks and we work closely with all of the major law firms and investment houses in South Africa. We also provide a range of services to a number of listed local and international companies.

The Company was formed in 2003 by the present Managing Director, John Doidge, with an initial focus on the securitisation industry. The service range has expanded over time to cover a broad suite of services in South Africa’s Structured Finance market. We offer a range of corporate business solutions.

Our Structured Finance Services:

Our Payroll Services:

  • Escrow agent
  • Issuer companies
  • Security Vehicles
  • Company and trust administration
  • Trusts
  • Offshore Structures
  • Accounting
  • Calculation agent
  • Paying agent
  • Registrations
  • Ongoing compliance
  • Electronic payslips
  • Annual leave calculations
  • Employees tax calculations (PAYE)
  • Monthly UIF and SDL calculations
  • Workman’s Compensation calculations (WCA)
  • Reconciliations
  • Paying agent

    Our Accounting and Tax services:


    Our Company Secretarial services:

  • Design and implementation of internal accounting controls
  • Preparation of monthly management reports
  • Maintaining daily, monthly and annual accounting records and preparation of audit files
  • Preparation of tax returns for all tax types, income tax registrations and compliance
  • Drafting of annual financial statements in accordance with SA GAAP, IFRS for SMEs
  • VAT registration and compliance
  • Overall tax compliance
  • General meetings
  • Company administration
  • Correspondence
  • Provision of shelf companies
  • Company registrations
  • Maintenance of statutory books
  • Process agent services

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