Mining Tax

Mining forms one of the leading industries in South Africa, playing a vital role in the economy. Due to the complexity of the South African tax laws and the impact thereof on the industry, its is necessary to have a thorough understanding of not only the tax legislation, but also the specific needs of the South African mining industry.

The Metals & Mining team combines both legal and accounting expertise to ensure that we provide a comprehensive, industry-focused tax service to our clients.

  • Opinions, advice and tax planning, including tax advice on Black Economic Empowerment transactions
  • Review or completion of tax calculation and submission of income tax returns
  • Valuation of mining assets
  • Environmental trust funds
  • Liaison with Revenue and Mineral and Energy authorities.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in the mining sector
  • Mining tax due diligence
  • Quantification of research and development allowances
  • Mineral and petroleum resources royalty implementation, business process analysis, compliance and calculations
  • Tax control framework implementation and assessment

PwCs’ corporate and international tax group has extensive experience in domestic and international tax planning and can help you to structure your business to achieve maximum tax efficiency.


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Our team

Laetitia Le Roux

Partner | Tax, Johannesburg, PwC South Africa

+27 (0) 82 792 9294


Stephen Boakye

Director, Johannesburg, PwC South Africa

+27 (0) 11 287 0578


Lambertus Schrap

Associate Director, Cape Town, PwC South Africa

+27 (0) 11 797 4621


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