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Unicus Tax Specialists SA

Company Profile

tax solutions for companies and individuals

Value added solutions for company and individual tax

We are Tax Specialists

At Unicus Tax Specialists SA, we do not only practice tax. Rather, we apply our minds to the depths of its secrets. As tax experts, we pride ourselves in our technical proficiency, but more so in our ability to use our top-class skills in a practical way to the benefit of our clients and at reasonable rates. Getting to the point where a tax problem is averted or solved as quickly and as efficiently as possible is our aim.
Our main focus of business is Tax Objection and Appeals. We understand all the remedies, when they are available, when not, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and how to use them in combination.  We ensure that our clients are in clear view of their situation and how we will be able to remedy their tax matters.
Our team consists of passionate tax professionals, ready with a magnitude of knowledge and experience to guide each client through the turbulent landscape of objections and appeals.

Industry Recognised

Our founder, Nico Theron, is an industry recognised expert in challenging SARS assessments and decisions, lecturing tax dispute resolution to post graduate tax students at the University of Pretoria.

100% Success Rate

We have a 100% win rate on cases we take on against SARS through the objection and appeal process and have saved taxpayers millions in undue taxes, penalties and interest.

Accessible

We pride ourselves in being easily accessible to our clients and having faster turnaround times.

Expert Team

Our team consists of master tax practitioners, lawyers and ex SARS auditors. We can comfortably deal with your case all way through to Tax Court if needed but, we always aim to resolve it without resorting to litigation.

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SERVICE OFFERINGS

SARS Objection and Appeals

Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP)

SARS Tax Company Health Review

Tax Accrual Reviews

SARS Audit Assistance

SARS Refunds

Reduced Assessment Request

Reduced Assessment Request

Tax Opinions

VAT Services

Transfer Pricing

Tax - Business Sale

Capital Gains Tax

Corporate Tax Savings Review

Understatement Penalties

SARS Decision Revision

Tax Opinions

SARS Rulings

Corporate Restructuring

Tax - Business Sale

Capital Gains Tax

General Tax Enquiries

Corporate Tax Returns

Individual Tax Returns

“Adding tangible value for our client's tax matters”

Our Foundation

Unicus Tax was founded on the core principle that clients want top-class tax advice and strategic, but practical solutions that actually add constructive value to their business. Clients are not only interested in how well a tax professional knows tax law but rather in how well a tax professional can use that knowledge to their benefit based on their facts and circumstances. This is the driver behind our mission to always be proficient, efficient, and effective.
It is the Unicus Tax team’s firm grasp of tax law combined with our unique ability to use our top class skill to the benefit of our clients as well as our accessibility and years of experience that makes us the go-to, trusted tax experts for Financial Directors and CEO’s of large companies, high-nett worth individuals and various audit and law firms across South Africa.

Potential Engagement Team

Nico Theron MTP (SA)

Chief Executive

(BCom Law (cum laude); BCom Honours Taxation; MCom Taxation (SA and International Tax)

Nico is the founder of Unicus Tax Specialists SA and a registered Master Tax Practitioner with the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners. He has his roots embedded in one of the largest audit firms
in the world and spent time at a niche tax services firm in South Africa. Nico’s experience in rendering tax-focused services spans more than a decade.
He has a 100% success rate in resolving tax disputes in favor of taxpayers, has obtained precedent-setting rulings from SARS, has secured millions in tax refunds unlawfully
withheld by SARS, and saved taxpayers millions in undue taxes, penalties and interest and also has a 100% VDP success rate.
Nico regularly provides technical tax training to lawyers, accountants, auditors, and other tax practitioners on behalf of the South African Institute for Tax Practitioners,
Chartered Secretaries South Africa and ProBeta Training and regularly publishes articles in tax journals.
Nico is also involved in the postgraduate tax program at the University of Pretoria at the faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, lecturing and a
ssessing on aspects of the Tax Administration Act, No. 28 of 2011.

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Wikus Swart TA (SA)

Senior Tax Specialist

(BCom Accounting Sciences; BCom Honours Taxation)

Wikus is a registered Tax Advisor (SA) with the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners.

Prior to joining Unicus Tax, Wikus was employed by the South African Revenue Service as an auditor. Wikus is a tax consultant at Unicus Tax Specialists SA.

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Liezl Zwart (Admitted Attorney and Notary Public)

Tax Attorney

(BA Law; LLB; LLM)

Liezl is an admitted attorney of the High Court of High South Africa and Notary Public.
Liezl has extensive experience in litigation, commercial law, and contracts as well as the Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008. Liezl is a tax attorney at Unicus Tax.

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Else-Mari Liebenberg

Compliance Consultant

Else-Mari is a compliance tax consultant at Unicus Tax.

Prior to joining Unicus Tax, Else-Mari was employed by an auditors firm, where she gained experience in the accounting and audit industry.

Nico is the founder of Unicus Tax Specialists SA and a registered Master Tax Practitioner with the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners. He has his roots embedded in one of the largest audit firms
in the world and spent time at a niche tax services firm in South Africa. Nico’s experience in rendering tax-focused services spans more than a decade.
He has a 100% success rate in resolving tax disputes in favor of taxpayers, has obtained precedent-setting rulings from SARS, has secured millions in tax refunds unlawfully
withheld by SARS, and saved taxpayers millions in undue taxes, penalties and interest and also has a 100% VDP success rate.
Nico regularly provides technical tax training to lawyers, accountants, auditors, and other tax practitioners on behalf of the South African Institute for Tax Practitioners,
Chartered Secretaries South Africa and ProBeta Training and regularly publishes articles in tax journals.
Nico is also involved in the postgraduate tax program at the University of Pretoria at the faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, lecturing and a
ssessing on aspects of the Tax Administration Act, No. 28 of 2011.