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What we offer our clients

One of the biggest challenges for taxpayers - and yet the greatest area of opportunity - is how to effectively manage local and foreign taxes in a way which aligns with overall business objectives and operations. The Ravensberg Group advises companies on a wide range of domestic and foreign tax matters. This includes understanding their global effective tax rate, the tax impacts of business re-structuring and preparing for the impact of new and proposed regulations.

Our strategically placed global partners help companies implement practical strategies to better manage taxes earnings and cash flows so they can focus on growing their businesses.

We are confident that you will receive the right tailor-made solution that works for you.

Services

Our Services Include


BUSINESS TAX PLANNING AND CONSULTATION

The Ravensberg Group offers a bespoke range of both national and international tax planning and structuring services, which include:

  • International tax
  • Tax opinions, objections and appeals
  • Advice on company formation transactions, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Transfer Pricing consulting and policies
  • Tax consultations to ensure optimal tax structures
  • Tax reviews to ensure sufficient tax compliance
  • Cross Border Taxation & Exchange Control Services

Organisations which benefit from our tax services range from listed companies to corporate institutions, family conglomerates and medium-sized enterprises.


COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES

As an integral part of your business activities, compliance with the Companies Act is essential in today’s South African business landscape.

Our company secretarial services include:

  • Company registrations with CIPC (including foreign companies
  • Deregistration of companies
  • Conversions of companies and corporations
  • Shelf companies
  • Amendments to Memorandum and Article of Association
  • Changes in directors, shareholders and other statutory information
  • Allotment of shares
  • Registered office facility
  • Submission of annual returns to CIPC
  • Trademark and defensive registration
  • Preparation of minutes for special and other resolutions, including members and board meetings

Outsourcing your company's secretarial duties to our experienced staff will ensure compliance with required legislation, giving you more valuable time to focus on business. Getting started is as simple as getting in touch and telling us about your requirements.

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TAX AND ADVISORY SERVICES

Assists clients in identifying, implementing and monitoring the kind of strategies that have helped grow our clients’ businesses. Whether accounting, specific tax planning and consultation or broader corporate advisory services, our proven experience in the field of tax and management consulting repeatedly delivers business value throughout Southern Africa and globally.

Over the years we have gained the full complement of skills required to offer entrepreneurs the solutions they need to face today’s business challenges.

These solutions are developed in collaboration with robust strategic alliances which assures you of the best spread of experience and expertise, with nothing left to chance.


FOREIGN EXCHANGE SERVICES

The Ravensberg Group is an independent foreign exchange provider which offers fast reliable banking services, beating most exchange rate conversions either into South African Rands (ZAR) or the purchase of foreign currency for outward transfers. This is in compliance with the relevant South African Exchange Control Board requirements thus ensuring the easy flow of your funds in and out of South Africa.

The exchange rates offered are all inclusive with no additional costs, fees or commissions.


INVESTEC CORPORATE CASH MANAGEMENT (CCM ACCOUNTS)

As an appointed agent, The Ravensberg Group offers you access to the Investec Corporate Cash Manager and the Investec Corporate Cash Manager Money Fund, innovative online cash management facilities.

The Investec Corporate Cash Manager allows you to transact and save in a secure online environment. It offers a savings account with a high interest rate coupled with the functionality and convenience of a current account.

The Investec Corporate Cash Manager Money Fund gives you the flexibility of a call account and a variable interest rate linked to the best-yielding money market unit trust on any given day.

TRUSTS, WILLS, AND ESTATE PLANNING
Wills

We specialise in the reviewing of wills as well as drafting of the basic and complex wills and/or codicils.

Trust and Estate Planning

Planning your estate with us means you can rest assured that your final will and testament, will most effectively regulate the distribution of your assets after your death.

Because your estate requirements are uniquely personal, we’ll apply our extensive knowledge and experience of estate planning to your best advantage.

Along with careful consideration of the tax and estate duty implications of your will, you’ll receive personal assistance in establishing a trust as part of your estate plan, where required.

You can also expect personal help with the more sensitive aspects of estate planning, such as creating a special wishes document to guide your trustees and executors.

This will further ensure your wishes are respected while your heirs experience as smooth and painless a process as possible.

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FIDUCIARY SERVICES

The Ravensberg Group provides a wide range of fiduciary services, all typical of the ethical relationship of confidence we offer all our clients, including:

  • Appointment of Ravensberg as an independent trustee
  • Formation of new trusts to suit your needs
  • Risk reviews to ensure the validity of trust deeds, trustee resolutions and tax compliance
  • Trust administration services, including independent trustee services and trustee training services
  • Trust consulting services, including comprehensive tax- and legal consulting service

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RESIDENCY AND CITIZENSHIP SERVICES

Assisting clients in navigating the complex industry of residency and citizenship by investment programs. With our strategic partnership with LIO Global SA we offer clients independent advice on investment migration as well as immigration to the USA.

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