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Beric  Croome

Beric Croome



  • Indirect Tax
  • Tax
  • human capital
  • employee tax

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South Africa


ENSafrica remembers Beric Croome 

We regret to inform you that Dr Beric Croome passed away on 22 April 2019. He will be sadly missed, but while we mourn his passing, we remember and acknowledge his many accomplishments and the enduring contribution Beric has made to the lives of many.

Beric was an advocate of the High Court of South Africa, a chartered accountant, and an executive in ENSafrica’s tax department for 19 years.

Considered an authority on South African taxpayer rights, Beric was a nominee for the University of the Witwatersrand’s Convocation Honour Award for his contribution to South African commerce and industry.

As an avid writer and academic, Beric authored and co-authored several books and columns in prominent South African publications, and was also the South African branch reporter for the International Fiscal Association. He was also invited to provide the keynote address at a graduation ceremony at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management. In addition, Beric was chair of SAICA’s Tax Administration sub-committee, and served on the National Tax Policy committee of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners.

Should you wish to make a memorial contribution, Beric and his family have requested that any donations be made in his memory to the University of Cape Town’s LAW150 project, which helps underprivileged tax law students. A taxman to the core, Beric pointed out that any donations made are tax-deductible under section 18A of the Income Tax Act.

Bank: Standard Bank of South Africa
Branch Code: 025009
Account number: 071522387
Account name: University of Cape Town
Account type: Current
Swift address: SBZAZAJJ
Account Reference LAW150: Croome, B J (Dr)

Please send a copy of your deposit with your details to Professor Hugh Corder at [email protected] so that he can arrange for your tax certificate to be forwarded to you in due course.


  • BCom (University of Cape Town)
  • Certificate in Theory of Accounting (University of Cape Town)
  • BProc (University of South Africa)
  • LLB (University of South Africa)
  • Higher Diploma (Tax Law) (cum laude) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • PhD in Commercial Law (University of Cape Town)
  • CA (SA)
  • FCMA (UK)
  • CGMA
  • MTP (SA)
  • TEP
Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa Memberships:

Areas of Practice

employee tax | human capital | Indirect Tax | Tax

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Beric is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Chambers Global Guide 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 – Tax (South Africa)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, 2017, 2016 – Tax (South Africa)
  • Who’s Who Legal 2016, 2015 – Corporate Tax: Advisory (South Africa)
  • Who’s Who Legal 2016 – Corporate Tax: Controversy (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 – Tax (South Africa)
  • Tax Directors Handbook TDG250 2016 – Tax (South Africa)

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