AW Tax Season Survey 2018

With the first Tax Filing Season deadline fast approaching, AccountingWeekly wants to know what has been your experience thus far. Was it all plain sailing or was there client or SARS bottlenecks? Share your experience and get the results of all our readers. Maybe we can help put some pressure on SARS to make improvements.

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* 1. WELCOME! And Thank You for joining the study panel!
Where should we send your free preview of the summary results?

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* 2. How does this Busy Season compare to LAST YEAR's?

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* 3. What have been your CHIEF CONCERNS about Busy Season this year?

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* 4. By these KEY METRICS, how does THIS YEAR compare to LAST YEAR?

  Significant Increase (10% or more) Some Increase (+5% - 10%) Little or No Change (+/-5%) Some Decrease (-5% - 10%) Significant Decrease (-10% or more)
Number of Clients
Total Revenue
Net Profit
Revenue per Client
Profit per Client
Number on Extension

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* 5. 7. How many RETURNS are your firm processing? (Please estimate a whole number, such as 100, 253, 1057 - without punctuation - no R's or commas.)

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* 6. [OPTIONAL] COMMENT: Can you briefly EXPLAIN the Year-to-Year changes?

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* 7. YOUR BUSINESS & ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
In your opinion, how will the NEXT 12 - 18 MONTHS shape up for... ... ...?

  Much Worse Somewhat Worse About the Same Somewhat Better Much Better
...Your Clients/Customers
...Your Firm/Company
...Yourself and Your Family
...The Nation's Economy in General

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* 8. [OPTIONAL] COMMENT: What are the KEY ECONOMIC FACTORS you're concerned about?

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* 9. PRICING & BILLING RATE TRENDS

HOW MUCH are you TYPICALLY CHARGING for the following services?

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* 10. HOW MUCH are you CHANGING RATES (raising, lowering or not changing)?

  REDUCING
-5% or More
-1 - 5% NO CHANGE INCREASING
+1 - 3%
+4 - 9% +10 - 15% +16 - 20% +21 - 25% 25%  Plus
Personal Income Tax Returns (ITR12)
Provisional Tax Returns (IRP6)
Annual Financial Statements
Company Tax Returns (ITR14)
New Company Registrations
Vat Registration

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* 11. [OPTIONAL] IF WE'VE OMITTED ANYTHING IMPORTANT, please let us know:

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* 12. In what TYPE of business do you work?

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* 13. How many PEOPLE work in your firm?

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* 14. Which best describes your POSITION?

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* 15. Which DESIGNATIONS do you hold?
(Please check all that apply)

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* 16. What type of MARKET are you operating in?

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* 17. OPTIONAL: Can we quote you? Thanks!

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* 18. I you said yes to Q17, please share your thoughts with us below...

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* 19. RATE YOUR ORGANISATION
Confidential and Anonymous - Your response here helps to identify best practices in the profession.

On a scale of 0 - 10, with 10 = World Class/Competitive Leader and 0 = Poor /Competitive Laggard.

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* 20. COMMENT: Why did you answer that way?

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* 21. Thank your for joining the survey!
Where should we send your FREE copy of the results?

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