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We add tangible value to our clients by providing practical solutions to tax problems.

We pride ourselves in our technical proficiency, but more so in our ability to use our top-class skill in a practical way to the benefit of our clients.

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Business happens - what is your next move

In all businesses, decisions are made and executed only to later be confronted with a tax event that was not planned for.  You do not have to deal with this on your own, our experts can comfortably assist and guide you to a more favourable position.

For any tax advice related to concluded transactions, including assessments raised by SARS, decisions already taken by SARS and tax refunds, contact us

Thinking ahead

Planning business or personal financial decisions prior to execution will always be beneficial.  This is crucial to ensure that you are prepared for any tax consequence arising from your business or personal decisions. Plan ahead to ensure you are fully in the clear for what may come.

For any tax advice related to proposed or planned transaction, including business sales, corporate restructurings or even as simple as the selling of property contact us.

Why not let an expert help?

What to claim and what not to claim – that is the question, and this changes every year.

With the increased complexity relating to the completion of tax returns, be it for individuals or for a company, it has become important to ensure absolute accuracy of the information completed on a tax return.  If you need assistance with the completion of a tax return or the even only the review there of, let our tax consultants ensure that your tax return is completed accuratly.

Stay up to date

Tax law changes regularly, and this has a large impact on transactions and decisions that you as a company or an individual need to make.  This rings true for financial advisors, accountants, chartered accountants and other tax specialists.  Stay updated monthly with the latest tax changes by signing up with any one of the two broadcasters of the Monthly Tax Update presented by an industry recognised tax specialist.

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I would like to thank Nico and his team for the high level of expertise, competence and professionalism in dealing with our recent income tax review and ancillary matters. In addition to these highest levels of expertise and ability to assist us to practically apply the law, I have found the Unicus team to be very accommodating to our challenging time frames. They were always available and/or quick to respond to all of correspondence and questions. In short, excellent service! Thank you.

Michael Franas CA (S.A.)

Financial Director - The Doshi Group of Companies - South Africa

Nico's knowledge of Tax and dealing with SARS is second to none. I would strongly recommend him to anyone that needs assistance in this regard.

Charl Geyser

Managing Director: Africa - DR Gaming Technology™

Tax legislation has become extremely complicated in recent years, with today’s tax environment resembling a minefield. With SARS under huge pressure to collect revenue, the average SARS staff member (that one encounters in their call centres or at their help desks, when you are eventually able speak to someone) only able to resolve the most basic of matters, and SARS personnel themselves not always adhering to the tax legislation correctly, one needs professional assistance to negotiate this minefield. I have found Nico Theron of Unicus Tax Specialists to be very knowledgeable on tax matters; accurate, clear and concise; and so able to resolve matters promptly and effectively with SARS.

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Group Financial Officer

Unicus has given Natures Garden a professional service and delivered on our requests timeously and efficiently. They have a good practical knowledge of the SARS processes and gave excellent advise on how to handle our tax affairs.

Tobias van Blerk

Group Financial Officer - Natures Garden (Pty) Ltd

Your assistance has been incredibly patient, competent and efficient - it is appreciated! I have enjoyed this experience with Unicus and will continue to recommend you guys to other people seeking tax consultants Many thanks

Denver Dreyer

Chief Executive Officer , Worley Parsons RSA (PTY) Ltd

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