Company Registration FAQs

What type of companies that can be registered in terms of the New Companies Act 71, 2008 Private company (Pty) Ltd Public company (Ltd) State-owned company (SOC) External company Personal liability company (Inc) Non-profit company (NPC)  What is a private...

Employees’ Tax [PAY-AS-YOU-EARN (PAYE)]

Employees’ Tax refers to the tax required to be deducted by an employer from an employee’s remuneration paid or payable. The process of deducting or withholding tax from remuneration as it is earned by an employee is commonly referred to as PAYE. An employer who is...

Annual Returns

Will my personal detail as a director or member be disclosed on the annual return? Due to security concerns relating to the disclosure of personal information CIPC has affected the following changes relating to annual returns: Only the first 6 digits of a director’s...

Maintaining your company

Can a company apply for a change of its financial year end? Yes.  A company may change its financial year end with CIPC which must comply with the following requirements;- (1)    it must be the first change of the financial year end for a specific year, as  a company...