Janine van der Merwe

Janine holds a B.Comm Honours in Industrial Psychology is a Reward Specialist (GRP – Reward Specialist), a qualified Psychometrist (HPCSA – PMT 0088137), member of SARA and sits on the SARA Employee Benefits & Tax committee. She has more than ten years of Human Resource generalist, Remuneration and Industrial Psychology experience. Janine has been a consultant for the last 12 years and consults to companies in numerous industries with regards to a broad spectrum of reward and remuneration projects such as market positioning, benchmarking, reward philosophy, strategy and policy design, job profiling and job evaluations, and Human Resource and Industrial Psychology & Psychometric services. Before joining Tax Consulting South Africa, Janine worked for EOH in their Business Process Outsourcing division as Key Account Manager, Sales Manager, Rewards Consultant, Psychometrist and Assessment Bureau Manager respectively.

Tanya Tosen

Tanya holds a B-com financial accounting degree, as well as, a computer science diploma. In addition, she obtained her advanced certification in tax from the University of Pretoria. She has worked mainly for international corporations where she previously held a HR information systems and Tax Analyst role for Africa, Europe and the Middle East for an engineering consulting firm. Prior to that, she worked for many years, in payroll for a U.S. based medical firm. She now joins us after working for Deloitte as a manager in tax, where she was seconded and had substantial exposure to the banking and petro-chemical industries.  She brings experience and knowledge in the mobility, HRIS, payrolls, employee and expatriate tax, as well as, remuneration and benefits spheres.

Winnie Gatare

Winnie holds Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Cape Town. She came from a Personal Assistance background and initially joined as assistance but has now moved to being in consultant position. Her studies and previous occupation has helped her dealing with people, gives the opportunity to work closely with the other members of the Team and assist on multiple projects.

Belinda Venter

Belinda is part of a team that specialises in individual tax compliance. This includes all individual tax related needs, such as tax registrations, submission of returns, objections, appeals and exemption claims for expatriate clients. Belinda deals with SARS on a daily basis and is familiar with SARS requirements and processes for individuals. Prior to joining, she worked as a consultant at Samuel Pauw Incorporated, an auditors firm.

Donne Trump

Donne Trump joined Remuneration Consultants in 2016. She has since been involved with Social Media marketing and has been appointed as the administrator for the Education Fees Savings Initiative. She was an integral part of the team that assisted with the recent roll out of the Thuto (Education) project at Kumba.

Mariana Stander

Mariana Stander, ex-KPMG and ex-Deloitte, also headed-up global expatriate management for Hatch Africa. She is the original developer of the modern package structuring tool (PST) and flexible benefits, which creates the link between contracts, employee remuneration and pay slips. Her PST models match client payrolls, and she has vast experience to payroll packages, payroll methodologies and parameters, employee benefits and employees’ tax. Within our team, she is the go-to person on complex payroll computations, cost-to-company reconciliations, complex calculators, computational modelling and practical aspects of employees’ tax disclosure. She provides many listed and other larger international employers with Total Reward Statements, Expatriate Package Tools and Travel Calculators, section 197 transfers where she has a market leading “apples-with-apples” comparison methodology, and VSP processes under section 189 where the process is made seamless though electronic package and take-home pay calculators. Her expatriate package calculators includes full expatriate build-up methodology, expatriate cost and expatriate tax calculators. These covers most African locations she is the provider to some of the largest expatriate employer groups into Africa.

Jerry Botha CFP®

Jerry holds his own FSB License, is a Master Reward Practitioner and serves on the Executive of the South African Reward Association (SARA). He chairs the SARA Employee Benefit Committee and is a Certified Payroll Practitioner and Tax Practitioner. He is the managing partner of Tax Consulting that specialises in employee remuneration, personal tax, employee benefits, employees’ tax and more complex areas of taxation.

Craig Rocher

Craig started his studies at the University of Pretoria studying BCom Accounting Sciences from 2003 – 2006 and then did honours in 2006. In 2007 he started with articles at Deloitte in Sandton for 3 years and then qualified as a CA (SA). He worked as an audit manager at Deloitte for 2 years and then joined Tax Consulting in 2013. Craig started out assisting Jerry Botha and Mariana Stander with PAYE calculations and other ad hoc items. He assisted Jerry with complex calculations and accounting opinions and accounting treatments. In July 2013 he started working on a project for Aveng Grinaker-Lta in Mozambique assisting them initially with a payroll system implementation. He has now been contracted out on a full time basis to assist them on a range of items.

Natasha Wilkinson

Natasha was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in December 2013, after having obtained her LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg. She has experience in general litigation, labour law and the insurance industry and has assisted in considering liability exposure for various municipal entities.

Darren Britz

Darren is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, having obtained his BA and LLB degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand. He has prepared legal opinions concerning pay-as-you-earn implications, fringe benefit applicability and value as well as employer provided bursaries. Where a director/employee benefits trust structure is present, Darren has also reviewed the trust deed, scheme rules and advised on additional tax implications. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Tax Law from the University of South Africa.