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Welcome to De Bruyn Daly Chartered Accountants

What we Do

Individual & Corporates Accounting Services


We will take care of all your Bookkeeping needs, enabling you to focus on your business.

Chartered Accounting Consulting Services

We provide business advice on various aspects of your business allowing you to make the most of your opportunities.

About our practice

Our Team

Our team is experienced and dynamic and as a result, we are on the leading edge with regards to current trends and Accounting/Auditing Statements.

The practice is headed up by Alan Daly with support from junior partner Ingo Talke and audit manager Rudi Botha.


De Bruyn Daly had its humble beginning in 1993 on a dining room table with 2 staff members. Since then we have flourished and grown into its current premises in Wynberg, which we bought in 2004.

Small Businesses: Make The Most of Your Tax Breaks!

“There are two systems of taxation in our country: one for the informed and one for the uninformed.” (U.S. Judge Learned Hand) Whether you have recently started a new venture or have had a small business for a while don’t forget that SARS offers two types...

Quick Wins to Get Our Economy Going Again

“I approach every problem with optimism” (Nelson Mandela) The mood of optimism that pervaded a year ago is rapidly fading – the Business Confidence Index is on a steady decline. Every 1% rise in business confidence results in 0.5% growth in the economy – as President...

Employers – Need Reducing Staff Conflict With Employee Rights?

The Companies Act gives directors wide powers to manage the organisation – the Act states “The business and affairs of a company must be managed by or under the direction of its board”. In a recent case a furniture company ran into economic difficulties and resolved...

Tax and Solar Energy Plants: Your Business Can Deduct the Costs Upfront

“If only there was some kind of an infinite power source that was free to use all day every day…” (Anon) In a recent binding ruling, SARS confirmed it will allow the cost of solar power units. The capital costs that may be deducted are: Photovoltaic solar panels; AC...

SARS – Important Update on VAT for E-Services from Foreign Suppliers

This has been causing waves since SARS stated its intentions of making electronic services subject to VAT last year. Now the final regulations have been published and are effective from 1 April 2019. Of significance is the change in the definition of electronic...

Your Tax and Other Deadlines for May 2019

Your Employer Annual Reconciliation Declaration (EMP501) for the period 1 March 2018 to 28 February 2019 is due on or before 31 May. This relates to your monthly EMP201 declarations and IRP5s, IT3(a)s etc generated. Secondly the Department of Labour has extended the...

Expat Tax: How Will The Changes Affect You?

“A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.” (Ecard humour) (Note: If you aren’t yourself an expatriate, please think of passing this on to someone who is – forward planning is important here!) Legislation has been passed that will partially...

Companies: Don’t Inadvertently Encourage Unethical Behaviour

“So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work” (Peter Drucker) In a recent interview of a prosecutor, he expressed surprise that most of the people charged with commercial crime were normal and honest. Yet in a recent survey of...

The CIPC Is Taking On Wrongdoing by Directors – A R4.3bn Example

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has often been viewed as just an administrator and recorder of decisions made by companies.  In February however, the CIPC issued a Compliance Notice to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) instructing...

Sugar Tax: Good for the Taxman, Bad for the Sugar Industry

“If governments tax products like sugary drinks, they can reduce suffering and save lives. They can also cut healthcare costs and increase revenues to invest in health services” (World Health Organisation) The Sugar Tax was introduced last April and has...

Contact Us


(021) 797 3113

(021) 797 4557

Physical Address: 5 Cornwall Place Wynberg Cape Town 7800

PO Box Address: PO Box 53141 Kenilworth Cape Town 7745