Planning to hire a professional for business accounting but you are just not sure what to expect price-wise?

Procompare has been tracking trends in business accounting prices in years and here is the latest business accounting cost guide for year 2021.

What is cost data based on? Cost data is based on actual project costs as reported by our Pros and on cost data retrieved from various specialized publications and websites, governmental reports, occupational associations or guilds, and related websites in South Africa.

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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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 — 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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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
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Illiondale
City or suburb where you need the service: Illiondale
Total annual personal income: Less than R500.000
Which of these apply to you?: Rental income
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Cape Town
City or suburb where you need the service: Cape Town
Number of employees: 1 or none
Type of business: Sole proprietorship
Main business activity: Services
Services required: Bookkeeping, Tax services
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Pretoria
City or suburb where you need the service: Pretoria
Number of employees: 6–20
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Main business activity: Retail
Services required: Bookkeeping, Tax services, Payroll, Financial statements
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Cape Town
City or suburb where you need the service: cape
Number of employees: 2–5
Type of business: Private company (Pty)
Main business activity: Industry/manufacture
Services required: Bookkeeping
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Johannesburg
City or suburb where you need the service: Johannesburg
Number of employees: 2–5
Services required: Tax services, Financial statements
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Highbury
City or suburb where you need the service: Highbury
Number of employees: More than 20
Type of business: Public company (Ltd)
Main business activity: Public sector
Services required: Bookkeeping, Tax services, Payroll, Financial statements
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City or suburb where you need the service: Turffontein
Total annual personal income: Less than R500.000
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City (or suburb) where you need the service: Kleinmond, Overberg
Services required: Financial statements
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