Expatriate Tax

Relocation Africa Group has added expatriate tax solution to their suite of services in the Remuneration Division. We believe this is a key service for Multinational companies who are relocating expatriates to Africa. We are now able to offer advisory services in the expatriate tax and payroll compliance space. We have also added Payroll Advisory services to support the Multinationals ensure compliance throughout their business ventures into Africa.

EXPATRIATE TAX ADVISORY

  • Residence analysis and interpretation
  • Cross border advisory: interpretation of Double Taxation Agreements
  • Non-resident employer obligations
  • Assignment structuring – optimisation of elements of pay
  • International Assignment Policy drafting and implementation

HYPOTHETICAL TAX CALCULATIONS

  • Tax gross up calculations
  • Monthly PAYE, SDL, UIF calculations
  • Tax equalisation settlement calculations
  • Assignment cost projection calculations

EXPATRIATE TAX COMPLIANCE

REGISTRATION:

  • Non-resident employer – branch registration for PAYE, SDL, UIF
  • Registration as individual taxpayer with SARS
  • Provisional tax registration – advice and recommendations

TAX RETURN COMPLIANCE

  • Collation of information to prepare a tax return
  • Review IRP5 certificate
  • Resident/non-resident basis of filing
  • Preparation and submission of return
  • Review of tax assessment
  • Incorrect assessment: objection and appeal process