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Jenny Klein is a Principal Associate at ENSafrica's Tax department. She specialises in employees’ tax, individual income tax and international tax matters and is closely involved with inward and outbound assignments of employees. She has extensive experience with advising companies on local employees’ tax matters, which include various aspects of employee incentive schemes, personal service providers and independent contractors, as well as conducting payroll reviews.
She has advised various South African and multinational clients on a number of tax issues, particularly the international assignment of employees, including expatriate tax planning and applying Double Taxation Agreements. In addition, she assists clients with expatriate payroll calculations and provisional tax compliance obligations.
Jenny’s experience includes being involved in negotiations with the South African Revenue Service on PAYE matters, which includes assisting with the Alternative Dispute Resolution process and responding to queries, and in drafting applications for advance tax rulings. She also advises high net worth individuals on tax issues surrounding domestic or offshore trusts, as well as on South African exchange control requirements.
Jenny was deputy editor of Deloitte's national tax publications, including the Guide to Key Fiscal Information in Southern Africa and the Tax News, as well as the co-editor of Deloitte's Pay Less Tax and the Deloitte’s Guide to the 2004/2005 Tax Return. She has presented seminars to clients on various aspects of employees' tax.
Jenny is a member of a dedicated ENSafrica team specialising in the commercial, financial, legal, tax and regulatory aspects relevant to employee and management remuneration, benefits and incentives. This team services blue chip South African corporates in the listed and unlisted space, designing and implementing incentive plans to achieve their desired commercial outcomes. The team also advises numerous international specialised services and law firms on an ad hoc and annual basis in relation to their multinational clients operating incentive plans across the African continent.
area of expertiseTAX
- B Bus Sci (University of Cape Town)
- LLB (University of Cape Town)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Tax (University of Cape Town)
- Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa