About Us

dean-shermanPractical Experience

Dean Sherman has over 15 years' taxation experience in the corporate environment and SARS.  He has experience in all types of taxation but specialises in corporate income tax including mining tax, mining royalties and structuring.  He has been Head of Taxation at Lonmin for 4 years and Head of Taxation - Africa for Glencore / Xstrata for the past 7 years.

His experience includes compliance in all taxation matters, advising on the bouquet of all taxes relating to transactions, including merger and acquisitions and black economic empowerment transactions, taxation accounting,  cost and management accounting and modelling, government lobbying in relation to amendments and proposed taxes, due diligence on all taxation matters and international taxation planning.  His extensive mining experience suitably equips him on all compliance and advisory matters relating to corporate and mining tax as well as mining royalties, valuations and structuring.

Qualifications

  • BCom (UPE)
  • HDip Tax (TSA)
  • Certificate Course in Mining Tax (UNISA)
  • ACMA (CiMA)
  • SAIPA

wimpie-vogelPractical Experience   

Wimpie Vogel has over 9 years' taxation experience in the consulting - and corporate tax environment.

As Group Tax Manager for a large multi national corporate he has gained invaluable experience in tax compliance and tax risk management. His responsibilities included all compliance related matters for Income Tax, Employee taxes, VAT and Customs & Excise.                                    
His in-depth experience in tax administration and Constitutional matters originated from the draft stages of the Tax Administration Bill. His commentary on the draft bill was adopted by the Law Society of South Africa and formed part of its submission to National Treasury. Such expertise has enabled him to successfully resolve various dispute matters with SARS thereby upholding the taxpayers' constitutional rights.

In addition to the tax administration experience his project management skills enable him to manage SARS audits in an efficient and cost effective manner thereby minimising the disruption on the taxpayer's day to day activities.

Qualifications

  • BCom (Accounting) (NWU)
  • BCom Hon (Accounting & Tax) (NWU)
  • SAIPA
  • MCom (South African & International Tax) (NWU)  
  • Certificate Course in Mining Tax (UNISA)
  • Certificate Course in Administration of Estates (UNISA)
  • Advanced Diploma in Tax Procedural Law (Thomas Jefferson School of Law)
  • University Course in Project Management (PBS)