Suzanne Van Der Merwe
Director - Taxation Services
Deloitte Place,The Woodlands
20 Woodlands Drive
Suzanne is an admitted attorney and was admitted as a Director of the Deloitte South African firm on 1 January 2007. Suzanne joined the Deloitte London office in July 2008 where she did VAT consulting on Mergers & Acquisitions. In 2009, Suzanne joined the Indirect Tax team in Zürich, Switzerland. In 2011 she re-joined the Deloitte Johannesburg VAT team as a director.
Suzanne advises clients from a range of industries including financial, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, mining and transportation. Suzanne also consulted on VAT for various Major Public Entities, National Public Entities, National Government Business Enterprises and Public Authorities. In this regard she assisted a major Public Entity and a Public Authority to obtain an amendment to the South African Value-Added Tax Act in order to achieve favourable VAT treatment of International Grant Income. Suzanne is the Tax Business representative for the Infrastructure and Power, as well as the Public Sector Industries.
Suzanne has 19 years’ experience consulting on Indirect Tax matters and holds BCOM, LLB, LLM (Taxations) degrees