DoughGetters is a strategic accounting partner that offers a wide range of services for SME’s in South Africa using a large network of bookkeepers, accountants and other professionals in the financial field.

Our Services

We aim to provide SMEs with an all-round financial management solution, allowing them to outsource their accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and more.
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Outsourced bookkeeping and accounting bakers at the ready

We offer a full range of outsourced services, including bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, SARS and annual returns. Our team of book-bakers can help make your business more efficient through the use of our beautiful, fresh accounting solution, giving back more time to SME owners to focus on driving sales and cash flow.

  • Experienced and dedicated bookkeepers, accountants and financial managers
  • Data capture, focusing on detail and timeliness with the help of cutting-edge data-capture technology
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Invoicing and credit control
    • Suppliers
    • Expense claims
    • Fixed assets
    • Inventory management
  • Maintenance and regular review of general ledger and account reconciliations
  • VAT returns and reporting

Cloud accounting with Xero – a wholewheat solution


Xero is an important ingredient in our recipe for success. Xero’s cloud-accounting solution is real-time, user-friendly and extremely efficient. The software allows for multiple add-ons (like Databox, Futrli, Receipt-Bank, Dear Inventory, Yoco, Vend, Strip, etc.) and you can log in online anytime, anywhere and from any device. Xero brings the beauty back to bookkeeping with its dynamic design, and easy-to-use interface. Paperless accounting has never looked this good!

  • No more infrastructure worries
  • Back-ups done and maintained automatically
  • New features added regularly
  • Always available
  • Run your business on-the-go
  • Make faster payments with online invoicing
  • Reconcile in seconds
  • Better and more timely support
  • Paperless made easy
  • Much less, if any, data entry
  • Seamless integration and automation of routine tasks

Financial statements – the proof is in the bread

The end result will reflect the care taken in creating the product. We do annual preparation of financial statements in line with International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium-sized Entities.

  • Regulatory compliance – computation and submission of tax returns
  • Bi-annual provisional tax (IRP6)
  • Annual income tax returns (ITR12/ITR14)
  • Tax structuring
  • Tax clearance certificates
  •  CIPC Annual Return
  • Company secretarial support and administration:
    • Name changes
    • Director changes
    • Address changes
    • New company registration
    • Name reservations

Outsourced payroll management – we roll out the dough, you raise it

Rolling out the dough is an important step in the perfect bread making process. We offer a full payroll function using our cloud-based payroll solution allowing you more time to work on other important business functions and helping your business rise.

  • Payslips
  • Monthly EMP201s
  • Bi-annual EMP501s
  • IRP5/IT3s
  • Easy file administration
  • Integration with accounting

Business support – a team of master bakers

The chemistry of skill, precision, consistency and passion of the DoughGetters team is like the aroma of freshly-baked bread that has the power to make your mouth water. No matter if you are a seasoned sourdough craftsman or a novice baker, DoughGetters has a solution for your financial, tax, statutory, payroll management and accounting infrastructure needs.

Your trusted partner taking care of your dough while offering a fit-for-purpose professional bookkeeping, accounting and tax compliance service to SMEs in South Africa.

Latest DoughGetters News

There is always a lot going on in the financial industry - we try to keep you up to date on everything that's happening here at DoughGetters as well as the financial industry.


The Wonderful World of Testimonials, Ratings & Reviews

The internet has changed things for businesses; things are now more transparent and public than ever before. If your customers are unhappy, they will find a place to express their opinion publicly. In turn, potential customers are making a habit of googling for reviews before...

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Is cloud accounting right for your business?

Six telltale signs that cloud accounting is right for your business 1. You often find yourself manually entering a backlog of data (which often gets left to the last minute) Most accounting software allows you to automate labour intensive data-driven tasks. Find an accounting solution that allows...

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Absa, Xero partnership set to ease access to funding

LONDON – South African small businesses can now find it easier to access funding following the announcement of Xero’s partnership with Absa bank. This was according to Colin Timmis, general country manager at Xero SA. Xero is a global, easy-to-use accounting software platform firm for small businesses...

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Tax Season opens soon – this is what SARS requires

!! Tax Season opens on Sunday 1 July 2018 for South Africans!! Where applicable, here is list of general information that is required for submission of individual taxes: * IRP5 / IT3(a) * Interest and dividend income IT3(b) * Capital gains / (loss) IT3(c) * Pension / annuity tax certificate *Medical...

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What is all the fuss about

This is why we at DoughGetters Accounting can't stop talking about Xero Accounting Software


Does your business need a mobile accounting app?

As a small business owner, you probably spend a lot of time out of the office. So it makes sense to be able to keep your accounts in order while you're on the move. Here's how to do it – and save yourself time and...

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Cloud technology and SME success

AUTHOR | Colin Timmis, Head of Accounting South Africa, Xero In South Africa, small businesses employ the most workers and contribute the most to GDP. Their prosperity directly corresponds to the country’s. But they are only as good as their tools – and cloud technology is...


Have SARS take a smaller bite out of your dough-nut

At DoughGetters Accounting we want to make life easier for you when it comes to balancing your books and Tax. Download the DoughGetters Accounting 2018/19 Tax Guide has been developed to provide a synopsis of the most important tax, duty and levy related information for 2018/19  ...


Business breakfast hosted by Freek Robinson in George

DoughGetters Accounting were one of the sponsors at the Citadel | George Herald business breakfast hosted at Tramonto on 23 March 2018. Freek Robinson lead a panel discussion with representatives from OutSurance, Medi-Clinic and Citadel. Willem and the team from DoughGetters were excited to host local business person's...


Looking for more time to grow your business?

Let's face it. Sometimes admin can be pain. As a small business owner, do you ever feel that the hours you spend doing the books could be better used to refine your craft, market your business or even fix up that leak in the roof?