Below are the informative prices of accountants. We've also examined what the quoted prices usually include and which factors affect the final price.

Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Tax and Compliance — up to R1 million annual turnover
Average cost R3500 / month
Cost range R3000R4000 / month

This is the monthly rate for accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, tax, and compliance services if your business has up to R1 million in annual turnover. The price can vary depending on the size and complexity of the business. The average cost is usually R3500 / month.

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Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Tax and Compliance — R1–R5 million annual turnover
Average cost R4500 / month
Cost range R3000R6000 / month

This is the monthly rate for accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, tax, and compliance services if your business has between R1 million and R5 millions in annual turnover. The price can vary depending on the size and complexity of the business. For an accounting monthly package — R1–R5 million annual turnover, expect to pay between R3000 / month and R6000 / month.

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Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Tax and Compliance — over R5 million annual turnover
Average cost R9000 / month
Cost range R6000R12,000 / month

None None costs range between R6000 / month and R12,000 / month with an average of R9000 / month.

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Payroll
Average cost R50 / payslip
Cost range R30R70 / payslip

This is the price for payslip per month for standard payroll services: monitoring employee time and attendance, calculating payroll taxes and ensuring the correct deductions, ensuring compliance with all state and federal laws governing payroll. The average cost is usually R50 / payslip.

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Bookkeeping — up to 30 transactions
Average cost R500 / month
Cost range R300R700 / month

The cost for bookkeeping depends on many variables (company size and annual turnover, the number of monthly transactions, number of employees, etc.). This is the average price for basic bookkeeping if your business has up to 30 transactions per month. The average cost of a bookkeeping rate for up to 30 transactions per month is R500 / month, or typically between R300 / month and R700 / month.

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Monthly Payroll Services
Average cost R450 / hour
Cost range R300R1500 / hour

The monthly fee for payroll services: monitoring employee time and attendance, calculating payroll taxes and ensuring the correct deductions, ensuring compliance with all state and federal laws governing payroll. The average cost is usually R450 / hour.

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Bookkeeping — up to 60 transactions
Average cost R1100 / month
Cost range R900R1300 / month

The cost for bookkeeping depends on many variables (company size and annual turnover, the number of monthly transactions, number of employees, etc.). This is the average price for bookkeeping if your business has up to 60 transactions per month. The average cost is usually R1100 / month.

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Bookkeeping — up to 90 transactions
Average cost R1850 / month
Cost range R1700R2000 / month

The cost for bookkeeping depends on many variables (company size and annual turnover, the number of monthly transactions, number of employees, etc.). This is the average price for bookkeeping if your business has up to 90 transactions per month. On average, expect to be charged between R1700 / month and R2000 / month for a bookkeeping rate for up to 90 transactions per month.

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Bookkeeping
Average cost R200 / hour
Cost range R100R300 / hour

Per-hour fee for consultation services, short-term assistance sorting out bookkeeping issues, or one-time help with financial records. Bookkeeping fee by the hour costs range between R100 / hour and R300 / hour with an average of R200 / hour.

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Financial statements
Average cost R450 / hour
Cost range R150R750 / hour

Financial statements (or financial reports) are written records that convey the financial activities and performance of a business, person, or other entity. Accountants audit financial statements to ensure accuracy or for tax, financing, or investing purposes. The price of the review differs according to the size and the complexity of the entity. Financial statement costs range between R150 / hour and R750 / hour with an average of R450 / hour.

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Tax Advisory, SARS Audit (business)
Average cost R1000 / hour
Cost range R700R1300 / hour

Per-hour rate for consultations regarding tax matters and SARS audits for business clients. The rate may vary according to business type and complexity. For tax consultantion, SARS audit, expect to pay between R700 / hour and R1300 / hour.

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Tax Advisory, SARS Audit (Individual)
Average cost R750 / hour
Cost range R350R900 / hour

Per-hour rate for consultations regarding tax matters and SARS audits for individual clients. The cost of tax consultantion, SARS audit typically runs from R350 / hour to R900 / hour, averaging at R750 / hour.

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Company/CC Tax Return (IT14)
Average cost R1000 / once-off
Cost range R750R1500 / once-off

Price for completing and submitting the IT14 or Income Tax Return for Companies and Close Corporations (CC). Completing the company/CC tax return costs range between R750 / once-off and R1500 / once-off with an average of R1000 / once-off.

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Trust Income Tax Return (IT12TR)
Average cost R1500 / once-off
Cost range R1200R2000 / once-off

Price for completing and submitting the IT12TR or Trust Income Tax Return. The average cost is usually R1500 / once-off.

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Provisional Tax Return (IRP6) — 2nd Period
Average cost R700 / once-off
Cost range R600R800 / once-off

A once-off fee for submitting the second provisional tax return (IRP6) which must be submitted at the end of the year of assessment. There's also an option to make a third provisional (top-up) payment before submitting your income tax return (ITR12) for that tax year. Provisional tax is paid by individuals who earn income other than a salary. The average cost of second provisional tax return (IRP6) is R700 / once-off, or typically between R600 / once-off and R800 / once-off.

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Provisional Tax Return (IRP6) — 1st Period
Average cost R700 / once-off
Cost range R600R800 / once-off

A once-off fee for submitting the first provisional tax return (IRP6) which must be submitted within the first 6 months of the year. Provisional tax is paid by individuals who earn income other than a salary. First provisional tax return (IRP6) costs range between R600 / once-off and R800 / once-off with an average of R700 / once-off.

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Income Tax Return for an individual (IT12) — Fee Per Hour
Average cost R450 / h
Cost range R350R750 / h

Price for completing and submitting the IT12 or Income Tax Return for an individual. Some tax consultants charge at an hourly rate while others charge a flat, once-off fee. For income tax return for an individual, expect to pay between R350 / h and R750 / h.

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Income Tax Return for an individual (IT12) — Total Fee
Average cost R1200 / once-off
Cost range R500R2000 / once-off

Price for completing and submitting the IT12 or Income Tax Return for an individual. Some tax consultants charge at an hourly rate while others charge a flat, once-off fee. The average cost of income tax return for an individual is R1200 / once-off, or typically between R500 / once-off and R2000 / once-off.

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Accountants, Bookkeeper
Benoni North
City or suburb where you need the service: Benoni North
Number of employees: 6–20
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Services required: Bookkeeping, Tax services, Payroll, Financial statements
We have two companies that operate from the same premises. 17 staff in total. The core business of RACO AFRICA is distribution of Power & Hand tools / Gardening NIBELLA STAR is distributors of industrial equipment i.e. Safety / PPE / Welding etc I would prefer to communicate via email Thanks Sarah
Cape Town
City or suburb where you need the service: Cape Town
Total annual personal income: Less than R500.000
I am one of those who has absolutely no idea on tax when earning money through freelancing. I have been freelancing for almost two years, and up until now I always thought clients or the platforms I am using were paying my tax as I'm used to when I worked salary jobs. Seems it's not the case and I would like to get back on board and feel good about keeping it clean and abiding the law and tax regulations. I literally have no idea or understand Anything about tax. I have quite a bit more to discuss. Thank you in advance!
Kyalami
City or suburb where you need the service: Kyalami
Number of employees: 1 or none
Type of business: Other
Services required: Bookkeeping
We have 16 homes that need to be invoiced each month. We pay: Fidelity, 2 X Jhb municipality, Eskom, Gardener and approx 1 homeowners expense claim per month. Our books are checked by an accountant on an annual basis and the service would need to answer any queries from the accountant as well as process any journals. We use quickbooks.
Sea Point
City or suburb where you need the service: Cape Town, Sea point
Total annual personal income: R500.000 - R1.500.000
Which of these apply to you?: Medical Aid, Rental income, Interest income
Hello, I would like to know how I can best handle tax liabilities and if putting rental property in a company or trust would have lower tax implications. Also as I'm considering to purchase a second rental property thus making this a business, rather than an investment. Prefer email or call after work.
Boksburg
City or suburb where you need the service: Boksburg
Number of employees: 2–5
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Services required: Tax services, Financial statements
Hello, We are currently using XERO / SImplepay for our daily and monthly requirements . We do our EMP/VAT on own own. We need support in Bi-annual and annual filings like EMP, IPR6 , ITR14 etc. We also need to make Annual financial statements. Apart from this we will need off and on support ii clarifying issues we may have on XERO /Simpepay once a while. Communication via email please
Cape Town
City or suburb where you need the service: Cape Town
Number of employees: More than 20
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Services required: Tax services, Payroll
Dear Sir or Madam, I would like to get a quote for - Monthly payroll services for 25-30 employees. Most of them have variable salaries due to commissions. The quote should include IRP5's and the EMP submissions. - Monthly VAT return submission via eFiling. We will prepare the VAT with SAP. Kind regards, Maike Reiner
Sea Point
City or suburb where you need the service: SOUTHERN SUBURBS
Number of employees: 2–5
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Services required: Bookkeeping, Tax services, Payroll, Financial statements
low volume of transactions across the business, including the bank statement. Anticipate 50 per month initially ,increasing to transactions Maximum of 5 employees in time .- The business must be able to create invoices and capture stock receipts in real time with instant access to these reports - Drs / Crs , stock ( currently 4 items - may increase to 10 in time) and a daily Gross profit report per product sold - initally 3 products monthly management accounts and all reporting to SARS with supporting reports to be fully compliant. Accuracy , compliance with all Govt agencies, reporting within 3 days of month end and my access o the person undertaking this work is critical.
Accountants, Bookkeeping
Isando
City or suburb where you need the service: Isando
Number of employees: More than 20
Type of business: Other
Services required: Financial statements
Invitation to quote/request for quotation for technical accounting services to assist with the review of grap annual financial statements. Limited T/A (RME) hereby invites, your company to submit a detailed quotation for the attached request for quotation. Please note that all bid documents can be submitted through e-mail, all information and briefing sessions are no longer compulsory, and no bidder can be disqualified for not attending these sessions. All bids received timeously will be evaluated. Tenders are part of a competitive bidding process and are for above R . Enquiries must be directed to Department of Finance: Tender Office on the number provided on the RFQ Document. Successful bidders will be paid on upfront payment (COD) basis before any release or supply of goods requested, once payment is confirmed and cleared with your Banking Institution then the supplier can expedite the order. Looking forward to your urgent response
Munsieville
City or suburb where you need the service: Munsieville
Number of employees: More than 20
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Services required: Financial statements
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Durban North
City or suburb where you need the service: Durban North
Number of employees: 6–20
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Main business activity: Other
Services required: Bookkeeping, Payroll, Financial statements
-We are based in the UK. Services. healthcareclinic.com -We have just opened call centre in Durban. Need Payroll Services. -We are also looking to set up a dedicated Accounting Centre in Durban. We will consider a reputable & reliable Accounting firm to do all the bookkeeping; prepare daily Sales Reports; monthly Management Accounts at & BU level; Annual Statutory Accounts; Run a financial Bud/Fct model; IT systems access controls -We use Sales Force; Heydoc; Aeron & Zero & a Financial modelling package Please send all communication by email. Thanks.