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Our Services

A full range of value add and related services.


We are a registered audit firm and perform the following spectrum of audits:

Audits in terms of the Companies Act

Estate agencies

Attorneys trust accounts

Non profit organisations


Schools and colleges


Co Operatives

HP Audit also acts as internal auditors for organisations.


Depending on the needs of our clients, HP Audit can assist with the following accounting and business advisory services

Accounts Processing

Processing of transactions up to the general ledger and trial balance, either on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis


Preparation of management accounts and advising our clients on matters relating to improved profitability and cash flows


Administration of monthly payrolls

Business Advice

Offering comprehensive business advice – maximising profits, cash flows, business valuations and general consultation services

Business Plans

Preparation of business plans and projections to commercial banks and other financial institutions for loan applications / reviews

Outsourcing of Accounts

Outsourcing of our clients’ entire accounting function to HP Audit, including undertaking day to day operational tasks

As a logical outflow of the books we prepare, we can provide management accounts which we can then utilise to advise our clients on critical matters to improve the profitability and cash flow of their businesses


Taxation is a vast and highly specialised field in South Africa and one in which HP Audit excels, thus providing a compelling rationale for clients to approach us for quality assistance with this complicated and time consuming matter.

Monthly services, including the preparation and e-filing

  • VAT returns
  • Employees’ tax returns (EMP), SDL and UIF

Annually or bi-annually

  • Income tax returns for companies, CC’s, Trusts and individuals
  • Provisional tax returns for companies, CC’s, Trusts and individuals
  • Employers’ six monthly PAYE reconciliation
  • Issuing of employees’ tax certificates (IRP 5’s)
  • Income tax returns for companies and individuals

Tax advice

  • Companies’ taxes, dividends tax and related matters
  • Individual taxes, fringe benefits, capital gains taxes

Other tax services

  • VAT or employees tax registration
  • Evaluating and checking tax assessments from SARS
  • Correspondence with SARS, including enquiries and other general correspondence
  • Tax clearance certificates

As taxation affects every company, its directors and employees, as well as individuals, it is of paramount importance to the firm to keep up to date with the latest legislation and taxation trends, as we, on a daily basis, advise clients in this respect.


HP Audit is fully au fait with all the relevant legislation governing company operations, such as the Companies Act (No 71 of 2008), and regularly advises our clients on related matters.

Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)

Preparing and submitting annual returns to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)

Companies Shares

Preparing and maintaining company share register and share certificates

Information Changes

Preparing and submitting statutory forms to CIPC to effect changes in directors’ names, register resolutions and to comply with legislation as required from time to time

Advice On Legislation

Providing general advice with regard to the Companies Act

Memorandum of Incorporation

Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) – preparation of newly formed companies and changes to existing MOIs

Shareholders’ agreements

Shareholders’ agreements – preparation and changes to existing shareholders’ agreements


Conversion of Close Corporations to Companies


We offer the services stated below.

General consultation with regard to B-BBEE matters

Facilitation of the verification process and issuance of a B-BBEE certificate


As an established firm of chartered accountants, we have acquired experience in a wide range of subjects.

Forensic audits

Business valuations

Profitability analysis

Risk assessment and analysis

Business restructuring