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Hein
hein maij Director

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Hein Maij has 25 years’ experience at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) as a qualified Master tax auditor. He is currently the owner and director of a tax consulting business FinDomicile, that specialises in financial emigration for SA expats as well as local tax compliance and dispute resolution. He has been in private practise since September 2015.

During his time at SARS he was a senior auditor and was responsible for the transfer of skills to junior auditors. He assisted SARS in developing Standard Operating Procedures as well as electronic working papers for the SARS Audit division countrywide.

He was a technical specialist in the audit department where he was responsible in reviewing audit files. He multi skilled in the sense that it was expected of him to audit various tax types i.e. Income Tax, Payroll and Value Added tax for Individuals as well as Corporates. His years of experience at SARS gave him insight on how to resolve complex tax disputes.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Registered Master Tax Practitioner (MTP) SA – Institute for South African Tax Professionals of South Africa

QUALIFICATIONS

Post Gradual Diploma in Tax Law – University of Stellenbosch

Advanced Certificate in VAT – University of Unisa

Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) – Unisa

Higher Diploma in Taxation – Cape Town Technikon

Johan
johan vermeulen DIRECTOR

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

With 18-years of professional experience, over a decade of which at Executive Management Level; Johan Vermeulen is a seasoned tax, finance and business professional, with expertise in serving both private and corporate clients.

After completing his articles at Price Waterhouse Coopers in 2005 he joined Coris Capital (now Sanlam) as a Senior Financial Accountant, thereafter being promoted to Fund Accounting Manager. In order to build exposure and meet new challenges, Johan joined Moore Stephens Cape Town in 2010 and was promoted to partner in 2013. Johan’s responsibilities included new business development, business advisory, assurance engagements, tax and tax advisory engagements to both corporates and individuals, including tax consequences on corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions, and BEE transactions. Johan also acted as an independent trustee on various trusts.

After a brief stint in commerce, from July 2017 to beginning of 2020, Johan returned to private practice trading as Southern Cross Audit, Accounting, Tax and Advisory.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Registered Auditor - Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors

Registered Tax Practitioner - SAICA

QUALIFICATIONS

Module in Advanced Tax: University of Pretoria, Currently Enrolled;

Programme in Advanced Tax: University of Pretoria, 2015

B-BBEE Management Development Programme: University of South Africa Graduate School of Business Leadership, 2012 [Graduated With Distinction]

Certificate in Advanced Tax: University of South Africa, 2011

Bachelor of Accounting Sciences Honours: University of South Africa, 2001

Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management & Tax: University of Pretoria, 2000

Annemarie
annemarie joubert DIRECTOR

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Annemarie Joubert is a director and founder of Potgieter Joubert Inc, a law firm established in 2017 after she spent almost 12 years at the top end of commercial legal services at two of the large commercial law firms in South Africa.

She obtained a BAccLLB degree from the University of Stellenbosch where after she did articles of clerkship at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and was appointed as an associate. In 2008 she joined the Commercial Dispute Resolution Department at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs as an associate and was later promoted to Senior Associate and thereafter Principal Associate.

She has advised numerous small, medium and large, local and international, corporations as well as individuals, on an array of commercial, personal and fiduciary related matters, including matters relating to corporate structures, corporate governance, shareholders’ and directors’ disputes, trusts, financial services, and insurance.

She was one of the first to obtain a BAccLLB degree from the University of Stellenbosch, and the accounting knowledge gained from her studies coupled with her commercial law experience, provides a unique skill set and understanding of the interplay between law, accounting and tax.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Practising attorney, Notary Public and conveyancer registered with the Legal Practice Council, Western Cape

QUALIFICATIONS

BAccLLB (BRekLLB), University of Stellenbosch, 2001 - 2005

Sandra
Sandra van Eeden

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Sandra has worked for SARS for 28 years as an assessor as well as an auditor. She was responsible for manual assessment before SARS implemented e-filing. From 2003 till 2013 she worked at the audit division where she specialised in audits of individuals, sole proprietors and small to medium businesses.

Sandra has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to e-filing and the inner workings thereof. She is our go to person at the office.

From 2013 she has worked in the private sector as a tax consultant at various tax consulting forms. She was responsible for the tax compliance side of the firms where she worked but also assisted with tax compromise applications and tax disputes of a non-technical nature.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Sandra is a registered tax practitioner with the South African Institute of tax Professionals (SAIT)

QUALIFICATIONS

HDip in Advanced Principles of Tax Law (NWU)

JP
jp brand

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

JP has been working in the private sector for 6 years as a Bookkeeper and Certified Technical Financial Accountant. He is responsible for the day to day capturing of accounting records of clients to make sure that the accounting records comply with regulatory requirements.

He is responsible for clients accounting records up to trial balance phase as well as the supplying of VAT reports for SARS purposes.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Certified Technical Financial Accountant – ICBA

QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Financial Accountant

Benita
benita de sousa

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Benita has worked for SARS for 23 years as an assessor.

Benita lives for admin work and is keeping track of workflow, record of documentation etc.

From 2013 she has worked in the private sector as a tax consultant and personal assistant. She was responsible for general tax compliance work as well as administrative work.

QUALIFICATIONS

HDip in Advanced Principles of Tax Law (NWU)