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Welcome to De Bruyn Daly Chartered Accountants

What we Do

Individual & Corporate Accounting Services


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

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 led 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 our current premises in Wynberg, purchased in 2004.

Sometimes the Best Management Is To Take a Back Seat

“When the best leader’s work is done the people say‘We did it ourselves’” (Lao Tzu) Management is probably more of an art than a science – sometimes you need to get actively involved in an issue and other times you need to stand aside and let your staff get on with...

How to Prepare Your Business Plan

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” (Benjamin Franklin) Previously we discussed why a business plan is so important, this month we look at the mechanics of compiling it. There are many templates available (most banks have pretty good...

The CIPC to Intensify Compliance Enforcement from January

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has announced new requirements for companies and close corporations when completing their Annual Returns. From 1 January 2020 it will be mandatory to complete a compliance questionnaire when...

Important: SA’s Rankings on the Ease of Doing Business Index, and an Exciting New Business Registration Platform

In his recent State of the Nation Addresses, President Ramaphosa vowed to speed up economic growth. He has set several key milestones to measure how effectively he is putting South Africa back on a positive economic path, such as attracting R1.2 trillion in investment...

Your Tax Deadlines for December 2019

4 December – Tax Season 2019 eFiling closes for Individuals (if you are a provisional taxpayer, you have until end January 2020 to submit your tax return)6 December – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments24 December – VAT manual submissions and payments30...

Crunch Time for SA – The Medium Term Budget Policy Statement and What it Means to You

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.”...

Businesses: Think Strategically When Cost Cutting

We all know times are tough and many companies are embarking on cost cutting exercises. Unfortunately, this is a necessary procedure but think of the impact on staff morale and the potential loss of productivity when undertaking cost reduction. You don’t want to end...

Cut Your Electricity Bills!

Electricity has become a bane in our lives – not only does it increase in price by double digits each year, but we also face the ongoing possibility (perhaps probability) of load shedding. But we can be proactive as there are many ways to cut costs and with some...

5 Reasons To Never Overlook Your Business Plan

“How can I be so stupid?” (John Cleese recalling when he pitched the BBC to start the Monty Python’s Flying Circus show without a business plan) When setting out on a new venture or adding a new section to your business, it pays to have a strategy as to what you want...

Your Tax Deadlines for November 2019

Deadlines this month are – 7 November – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments25 November – VAT manual submissions and payments29 November – Excise Duty payments29 November – VAT electronic submissions and payments29 November – CIT Provisional...

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