Hugo van Zyl

Hugo van Zyl 
CA (SA) TEP MTP(SA) MCom (Tax)

Based in Cape Town, Hugo runs his own private tax practice as well as a joint venture tax and formal emigration business.

Hugo emigrated his first client in May 1993, two months after the Chris Hani murder, and since then he has lectured SA expat, SA CGT and income tax in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mauritius, as well as locally throughout South Africa. Since 1993, Hugo has assisted several expats, Saffas and global citizens in entering and exiting South Africa, not only from a tax perspective but also as a cross-border exchange control and multi-jurisdictional trust and estate specialist.  

In 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2019, Hugo was an active tax specialist and fiduciary panelist at the Tax Indaba. In 2020, he was a guest speaker at national AGM of the Fiduciary institute of South Africa. He has presented webinars for both the South African Institute for Tax Professionals (SAIT) and The Tax Faculty and a country-wide roadshow on the then new section 7C tax rules.

Hugo is not only a PBO/NGO specialist providing tax and practical advice; he also spent many years as national treasurer for both the Association of Round Tables (ARTSA as it was then known) and Chaine des Rôtisseurs Afrique de Sud (

Hugo is known by his international Twitter name @wegkaner.

Events that was hosted by Hugo van Zyl

Event Start Date CPD Hours Status
Webinar: Exchange Control Changes – Estate Plannin... 15 March 2021 2
Coming Soon
Webinar: High-Net-Worth Individuals 2020 08 December 2020 1
Event Past
2020 Webinar: Financial Emigration vs Tax Emigrati... 15 April 2020 2
Event Past
2019 Webinar: #Tax2020: Processes and Treaty Consi... 28 November 2019 2
Event Past
2019 Webinar: Dealing with interest free loans (Se... 19 June 2019 2
Event Past
2019 Webinar: Tax2020: The Tax Migration vs Financ... 07 March 2019 2
Event Past

Webinars on Demand presented by Hugo van Zyl

Title Hours
2020 Webinar: Financial emigration vs tax emigration 2.5
2019 Webinar: #Tax2020: Processes and Treaty Considerations* 2
2019 Webinar: #Tax2020: Processes and Treaty Considerations 2
2019 Dealing with Interest-Free Loans (Section 7C) 2
Tax2020: The Tax Migration vs Financial Emigration 2
High-Net-Worth Individual 2020 2
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