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Individual Tax

Your tax returns should not have to be complicated or confusing. Let us take the stress out of tax by filing your returns and audits on your behalf. Speak to a tax consultant

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Handle Audit

SARS audits check if things are done correctly, to verify the validity and amount of the claim. If they are not happy, they will simply disallow claims and issue assessments.

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Handle Objection

Getting an objection wrong can mean that the assessment is final and nothing can be done to correct it. It is therefore important that the objection be done within SARS’s rules..

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Penalty Negotiation

SARS issues penalties when returns are not submitted or filed late. However penalties can be negotiated by our experts and reduce the stress of managing your taxes.

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What our clients say about us

  • 5 star review  Top class service. Went above and beyond and helped successfully win an huge objection against SARS for 2017. They have been handling my returns since then.

    thumb Yannick Kala Konga
    July 21, 2021

    5 star review  After YEARS of issues trying to access our finances I approached FMJ to see if they could assist. What a pleasure. Fast, friendly, CLEAR information and regular updates. If you have ever tried to deal with SARS, you'll know the issues and stress involved. FMJ took all the responsibility, all the stress and never once let us down. 100% do recommend.

    thumb Jason Bell
    April 6, 2022

    5 star review  2020 Another year of excellent service – it’s such a pleasure working with FMJ. I really do appreciate the hard work they put in, as well as them keeping me informed every step of the way. Thanks to FMJ keeping all records, I supplied only what was needed for the 2019 Tax year – making this year even easier for me. I am only happy to remain a client, and will continue to recommend FMJ to my friends and colleagues. 2019 I was in need of help with my Tax return as I had let out my property for the first time. I had no idea how to file a return with regards to rental income. I did a search and looked at a few tax practitioners and eventually came across FMJ Financial Services. I was sceptical of all the glowing Google reviews at first, but having done some research, I could only find positive feedback. I decided to apply for a quote and take it from there. Needless to say I ended up using FMJ to file my tax return. The process was painless and the turn-around time was quick, and I was kept informed every step of the way. I can wholeheartedly recommend FMJ, based on my experience, and I will gladly remain a client of theirs.

    thumb Jason Linder
    August 13, 2020

    4 star review  Have been FMJ's client for the past 7 or 8 years. They are very efficient; professional and detail in their work. I'm going to remain their client for the longest time to come!!!

    thumb Nkosinathi Myeza
    July 16, 2021
  • 5 star review  FMJ Tax Practitioners are by far the best I have used over the years. They are professional, friendly and efficient. I have used them for 3 years for my personal tax submissions and will continue using them. Use them and you will be impressed.

    thumb Ryan Thomas
    October 9, 2019

    5 star review  I was in need of help with my Tax return as I had let out my property for the first time. I had no idea how to file a return with regards to rental income. I did a search and looked at a few tax practitioners and eventually came across FMJ Financial Services. I was sceptical of all the glowing Google reviews at first, but having done some research, I could only find positive feedback. I decided to apply for a quote and take it from there. Needless to say I ended up using FMJ to file my tax return. The process was painless and the turn-around time was quick, and I was kept informed every step of the way. I can wholeheartedly recommend FMJ, based on my experience, and I will gladly remain a client of theirs.

    thumb Jason Linder
    July 26, 2019

    5 star review  I had some serious tax issues dating back to 2006 and some current outstanding returns. After engaging with a couple of other "tax consultants" who just never responded to queries or provided feedback, I approached FMJ. What a difference, they sorted out all my issues, kept me regularly updated, were friendly and professional. I will definitely remain a client of theirs. Thank you to the FMJ Tax Practitioners team, I am extremely grateful for your service.

    thumb Marc Smuts
    February 24, 2022

    5 star review  In a society when we are so used to bad service, I can honestly say that I was blown away by the amazing service I received from FMJ Tax Practitioners, literally from start to finish. From Nalize who dealt with my initial query, to Joleen who ran with obtaining all the documents from me, to Jacques who filed my return, down to Nadia who happened to send me a link for feedback. The constant communication and feedback has been beyond phenomenal. The team work well together to ensure you as their client get the best service, and have a painless tax season. There aren't enough stars for me to recommend just how happy I am with them. Thank you so much to the FMJ Tax Practitioners team, if more companies were as efficient as you were, I believe things would be very different.

    thumb Nadine Naylor
    August 15, 2019
  • 5 star review  I was faced with reactivation of a Tax Number that had been inactive for more than 20 years, and furthermore challenged by being in Denmark and not capable of personally making visits to SARS offices. I contacted FMJ, who warned me that the process was long and thorny, but assured me it was possible. All three predictions turned out to true, but we got there through a thoroughly professional effort from the staff at FMJ. I can strongly recommend FMJ as a company and the staff for its friendliness and professionalism.

    thumb Jens Schwarz-Nielsen
    January 17, 2020

    5 star review  Thanks to the FMJ team for a smooth and easy Tax return experience. Their service is professional, they go out of their way to assist you, and communication is thorough and timely. Just want to say a sincere 'thank you".

    thumb Karen Vipond
    February 15, 2022

    5 star review  An exceptionally professional organization with a high degree of skilled employees who ensure the customer experience is always a pleasurable one. I initially discovered FMJ when I was subjected to an audit a few years ago that almost left me out of pocket unnecessarily. FMJ turned this around for me after detecting errors in my submission. They have since been my preferred Tax Practitioner and have served me over the past 5 years.

    thumb Zaheer Bux
    October 18, 2018

    5 star review  Very fast and professional. Didn't even need to deal with SARS in any way

    thumb Marcel Coetzee
    July 2, 2019
  • 5 star review  Super Friendly. Amazingly helpful. Will be using them next tax season. Recommend them 100%

    thumb Travis Bunsee
    October 22, 2021

    5 star review  For anybody who is a bit worried about their personal tax affairs, I would highly recommend the services of FMJ Financial. Not only was the service highly professional but Joleen seemed to take a personal yet unobtrusive interest in my case. Jacques gave me informative advice about my situation, what my options were and why matters we panning out as they were and even valuable advice on future handling of aspects of my tax matters. At each stage the service was prompt, phone calls were followed up with emails to confirm details and I never felt like just another number. Worth every cent of their fee!

    thumb Michael Brink
    December 12, 2018

    5 star review  FMJ Financial are absolutely excellent when it comes to tax returns. They have handled my affairs for some time now and have always been very professional and have everything up to date and correct after I had missed a few returns. I have recommended them to friends and will continue to do so!

    thumb Gareth Davies
    August 3, 2021

    5 star review  I’ve been using FMJ Tax practitioners for over 10 years now. Their service is nothing short of exceptional. The staff is professional and responsive. I’m a happy and satisfied client.

    thumb Lerato More
    October 26, 2021

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A tax practitioner is a person or a company that prepares and submits a tax return on behalf of a third parties for a fee and which is registered with a controlling body and with SARS. We are based in Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gauteng. 

Some of the controlling bodies are SAICA, SAIT, SAIPA, IRBA, ICSA and a few others.

Therefore, a person must be registered with one of the above recognised controlling bodies as well as with SARS.

A person can only register with one of the above controlling bodies once a minimum amount of experience and/or qualifications are met.

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Once a person has been registered with both SARS and a recognised controlling body, one is able to practice in the field of taxation. From there, a tax practitioner profile should be registered, and clients acquired could be registered on the tax practitioner’s profile.

It is worthy to notes that there are different types of taxes such as Income tax, VAT, PAYE, Provisional taxes, Dividend withholding taxes, etc. All these different types could be loaded and shared between client and tax practitioner so that both parties have access to these types of returns.

Where the tax account is maintained in the proper way, the tax practitioner will be notified on e-filing of any correspondence such as additional assessments on income tax, notifications of audits, completion letters and many more. This assists the tax practitioner in effectively manage their client by receiving notifications as soon as they are made available and planning a course of action. Where the tax practitioner works on e-filing most of the day and manages this nifty functionary, delays could be avoided which averts compilations going forward.

According to our experience, SARS will not assist a tax practitioner to file a return at the branch office on behalf of a third party except in exceptional circumstances.  This is as the tax practitioner has no need to use the branch office and is paid by the client. If paid by the client, SARS branch should be involved in filing the return hence the policy by SARS. There should also be noted that there is generally no need for a tax practitioner to use the branch office to complete a return.

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