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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.

Take Advantage of the Venture Capital Company Allowance While You Can

"There are two systems of taxation in our country: one for the informed and one for the uninformed" (U.S. Judge Learned Hand) Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have limited access to capital markets. As SMEs are considered to be the cheapest and most...

Small Businesses: How to Survive and Thrive

"Why do approximately 70% - 80% of small businesses fail within five years? Why are certain entrepreneurs more successful than others?" (Extract from UWC article below) Recent research by the University of the Western Cape on the rate of failure of small businesses...

Directors: Be Careful, You Will Be Held More Accountable In 2020

The past few years have seen scandals emerging in both the private and public sectors. Steinhoff, State Capture, Eskom, the Guptas and Bosasa, to name a few, have revealed how endemic corruption has become in South Africa. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is...

Lying About Qualifications – Prison Time for Employees on the Horizon

An issue that has been around for a while has been employees misrepresenting their qualifications to their employer. This has adverse consequences for the employer as the employee often proves incapable of doing the required job – this leads to wasted time in...

Budget 2020: Tips for Tito – Make Your Voice Count!

On 26 February 2020 the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, will be making his annual budget speech. Traditionally, the Minister asks the public what they would like to see in the budget and a "Budget Tips" portal on the National Treasury website is open. Citizens are...

Your Tax Deadlines for February 2020

7 February - Monthly PAYE submissions and payments25 February - VAT manual submissions and payments27 February - Excise Duty payments28 February - VAT electronic submissions and payments28 February - CIT Provisional Tax Payments where applicable28 February - PIT...

What Will The Next Decade Bring Us?

“If we can win the Rugby World Cup three times, surely it is not asking too much of this country to take the High Road twice when its future is on the line? When push comes to shove, ordinary South Africans can do extraordinary things!” (Clem Sunter) The major global...

Your Tax Returns Are Due: Make Sure You Fill In Your Return Correctly

“The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax”  (Albert Einstein) Provisional taxpayers using eFiling need to have completed and submitted their 2019 income tax return on or by 31 January. Make sure you are prepared for this and don’t...

How To Detect and Dodge Financial Scams

“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” (wise old adage) In the USA, $40 billion is lost every year to scammers. When you consider statistics suggesting that 65% of scam victims don’t report their losses (usually they are too embarrassed to admit they have...

Junk Status Is Not The End – It Can Get A Lot Worse!

It is now widely expected that sometime in the next year or so Moody’s will downgrade South Africa’s debt to junk status. Many see this as the beginning of the process to rehabilitate ourselves. True, initially we will go through a difficult period as ±R150 billion of...

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