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    Hugo Van Zyl

    Cross Border Tax and Exchange Control Specialist Group
    Hermanus, South Africa

    Global Migration Office

    Professional Summary

    With more than 20 years of experience a Chartered Accountant and a specialist in South African , cross border, expatriate tax as well as on international tax, cross-border trade and financial emigration, based in Hermanus, Western Cape.

    Hugo joined the Global Migration Group known as CashKows.Com or group as external or retainer based cross border tax and exchange control specialist, allowing him the freedom to focus and assist on any tax matters not only vanilla emigrations.

    His main focus at Cross Border Tax & Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd, a group company, is on cross-border and emigration issues yet he has nonetheless, retained his independence to serve all past and current clients. He therefore maintians his professional registrations with:
    CA(SA) or chartered accountant of 25 years good standing through the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) member 00251094; and
    SARS as Registered Tax Practitioner ( PR-8C200C1).
    Master Tax Practitioner – The South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (
    Hugo obtained his M.Com (Tax) from the University of Pretoria (TUKS student number 8235198) and he is proud “Oud-Taaibosser”, having been resident in Taaibos.

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    • Afrikaans

    Industry Experience

      • Financial Services


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    Hermanus, South Africa 7200
    Cross Border Tax and Exchange Control Specialist
    Global Migration Office
    2012 - Present
    Cross-border Tax Planning and Exchange Control Specialist consultant to the group.

    External Tax specialist and advisory work accepted as the consultative appointment on fix retainer allows for non-emigration mandates to be accepted.

    Assisting with tax disputes, tax objections and appeals, tax mitigation in small and large cross border merger and acquisitions.

    Assisting individuals with their cross border and tax treaty planning and compliance.

    Obtaining central bank or SA Reserve Bank / Exchange Control approval in respect of foreign direct investments, retirement funds and other emigration funds

    Tax opinions, income tax, value-added tax, capital gains tax, estate duty (death duties).


    B.Acc, Accounting. Auditong 1984
    University of Pretoria
    Pretoria , Gauteng, South Africa
    MST, Indirect Taxes 1993
    University of Pretoria
    Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
    M.Com (Tax) is the South African Equivalent
    Lectured cross border tax in the UK and USA for Expat South Africans
    Guest lecturer TUKS or CPE Pretoria for Advance Trust Law Post Graduate Certification - students all lawyers and accountants

    Professional Certifications

    Master Tax Practitioner
    PR-8C200C1 SARS Tax Practitioner

    Associations and Societies

    • SAICA (Served on Tax Advisory Committee )
    • The SAIT - SA Institute of tax practitioners (Master Tax Practitioner Member 10863551 )

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