Based on the garden route, Yates & Associates, Chartered Accountants, offers a unique combination of accounting, taxation and business advisory services to small and medium sized businesses.

Comparable to the bigger firms but small enough to provide our clients in George, Sedgefield and Knysna with a personalised professional service and the ability to promptly respond to their needs.

Yates & Associates was established by Anthony Yates, a qualified Chartered Accountant.

He has had over 25 years of experience in business both as an employer and employee having worked in South Africa, Australia and Singapore.
A graduate of the University of Cape Town with a BCom. degree and a Certificate in Labour Law he is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, a registered Tax Practitioner, Accounting Officer and Commissioner of Oaths.

Yates & Associates has provided accounting, taxation and business advisory services and developed significant business expertise in a number of sectors including:

   Printing and Communications
   Hospitality i.e. Guesthouses, B&B's and Restaurants.
   Body Corporate's

We’ll help you manage every aspect of your business, and because we establish a one-on-one relationship with each of our clients, our advice will be tailored for your business.

•  Bookkeeping and preparation of monthly management accounts

•  Compilation of annual financial statements

•  Preparation of budgets and cash flow statements

•  Independent reviews

•  Implementing tax planning strategies

•  VAT and Payroll tax administration

•  Planning for estate duty

•  Completion of income tax returns for individuals, companies, trusts and
     sole proprietors

•  Completion of all statutory returns

•  Advice on remuneration packages

•  Formation of and changes to Companies, Trusts and Close Corporations

Like any business we aim to be profitable and we believe that our services will definitely add value to your business. We are able to offer the quality of business advice associated with larger firms but at less cost reflecting our lower overheads.

We’ll discuss our fees in advance of starting work and provide an estimate where the nature of the work permits. In certain circumstances it may be possible to work for an agreed fee.

Our initial consultation, a maximum of one hour at your premises, is free of charge.