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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.

A Remote Working Danger: Independent Contractor or Employee?

The prevalence of remote working since the start of the national lockdown in March has brought to the fore the need to distinguish between an employee and an independent contractor. This topic has both labour and tax law implications. Anli Bezuidenhout, a Cliffe...

Accounting Tips for SMMEs in a Rocketing Tax Future

"The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward": John Maynard Keynes While there are diverse reasons why SMMEs ultimately fail, financial mismanagement and poor performance are two of the most often-cited explanations. A financial...

6 Tips for Getting the Most from Your Tax-Free Savings Account

“He said that there was death and taxes, and taxes was worse, because at least death didn’t happen to you every year.” (Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man) Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) have been around for just over five years, and yet many people still do not know...

Employees Working Abroad: How to Avoid Double Tax

"Every advantage has its tax." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) The purpose of the foreign remuneration exemption, which was introduced in 2000, is to provide relief from any possible double tax that may arise where both South Africa and the foreign country taxes the same income...

Your Tax Deadlines for December 2020

  7 December – Monthly PAYE submissions and payments 24 December – VAT manual submissions and payments 30 December – Excise Duty payments 31 December – VAT electronic submissions and payments 31 December – CIT Provisional Tax Payments where applicable. Disclaimer: The...

Leaving a Legacy: Ensure Your Business Survival with a Succession Plan

“A leader’s lasting value is measured by succession.” (John C. Maxwell)  Succession planning is preparing for the future of your business, ensuring the people and resources are available for its ongoing success beyond the lifetime of the current key players. It is...

Six Tips for More Effective Online Meetings

“Meetings should be like salt - a spice sprinkled carefully to enhance a dish, not poured recklessly over every forkful. Too much salt destroys a dish. Too many meetings destroy morale and motivation” (Entrepreneur and author of “Rework”, Jason Fried) While the...

SMMEs: Preparing for the Second Wave

“Forewarned is forearmed” (Samuel Shellabarger, Prince of Foxes) The daily Covid-19 infection rate has decreased considerably over the last month or so. South Africans have found a way to live with the risk of infections and have in the recent past become generally...

The Five Most Common Tax Pitfalls That Small Business Owners Should Avoid

There are five common tax pitfalls that owners of small businesses should look out for and avoid. These hazards include three value added tax (VAT) issues, one provisional tax matter, and the fifth item deals with the tax implications for owners of small businesses...

Your Tax Deadlines for November 2020

6 November - Monthly PAYE submissions and payments16 November - D-date for taxpayers filing online25 November – VAT manual submissions and payments27 November – Excise Duty payments30 November – VAT electronic submissions and payments30 November - Company 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