VHA Accounting Solutions

Different types of Legal Entities in South Africa and their pros and cons

Different types of Legal Entities in South Africa and their pros and cons Sole Proprietorship A sole proprietorship is when there is a single founder who owns and runs the business. This is the simplest form of business entity because the business is not separate from the owner. Advantages Disadvantages Partnership A partnership is when […]

Navigating discounts in accounting: Up-front vs. Settlement discounts explained

In the realm of business transactions, discounts are a common strategy used to incentivise early payments and foster strong buyer-seller relationships. At VHA Accounting Solutions, we understand the importance of accurately recording these discounts to maintain clear financial records and ensure tax compliance. Today, we’re breaking down the nuances between up-front and settlement discounts and […]

Going Concern Assumption

For those involved in the world of finance, the going concern assumption is a well-known term. Simply put, when an entity prepares its financial statements under the going concern assumption, it means that management of the entity believes that the entity will continue in operation for the foreseeable future (usually 12 months from date of […]

PAYE and non-residents

Employment income is generally taxed where the services are physically exercised. The place of contract conclusion, where the employer is based and where the remuneration is paid is irrelevant in determining the taxation of employment income. This principle is supported by South African legislation and case law. Income earned from South African employers for services […]

Submit your return on time, or face penalties

Non-residents and earners of foreign income are also receiving extra attention this year The tax season for the 2022 tax year has just started, and it will be one of the shortest to date.  The period to submit tax returns opened on 1 July 2022 and runs to 24 October 2022 for individual taxpayers who […]

How a data-driven culture can transform your business

In today’s digital era, data has become an essential resource for businesses to grow and thrive in a competitive market. But not all companies are taking advantage of this opportunity. In fact, many organisations are still struggling to understand how they can benefit from their data assets and use them effectively to improve their performance. […]

Recent amendments to the VAT Act

Recently the following Acts containing amendments to the VAT Act were published. A brief summary of some of the more important VAT amendments is provided below: Life insurance / financial services – textual amendments have been made in section 2 to align the terminology used with reference to the Insurance Act, 2017. As a result, the […]

Kashveer Mathura

Accounting Portfolio Manager

kashveer@vhaaccounting.com 078 882 9783

Adrian Surjoo

Quality Control Manager, SAICA

Credentials:

  • National Diploma in Cost and Management
  • Accounting
  • Advanced diploma in Accounting Sciences
  • Professional Accountant (S.A.)

Bongumusa Zondi

Director

Bongumusa Zondi, a senior accountant, blends business advisory with expertise in financial reporting and taxation. With just under a decade of experience in accounting and taxation, his career journey began by obtaining a National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences at the Durban University of Technology and University of South Africa, respectively. This was followed by a Junior Bookkeeper position at City Printing Works (Pty) Ltd. He began his SAIPA articles at Dobeyn Accounting Soultions and currently leads a dynamic accounting team and manages a sizeable portfolio of clients at VHA Accounting Solutions where he also completed his SAIPA Articles. Apart from assisting clients update their books and stay compliant with relevant authorities, he is fully interested in adding value through business advisory. Helping clients solve their financial problems and provide guidance on potential growth opportunities is his biggest passion. He has been driven by philosophies of teamwork and collaboration.

Notable achievements include qualifying as a Professional Accountant (S.A.) through SAIPA. Beyond the numbers, he enjoys watching sports, tutoring grade 12 learners, playing the piano and listening to classical music composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and George Frideric Handel, adding a well-rounded dimension to his professional life.

bongumusa@vhaaccounting.com 082 359 4536

Karishma Bhola

Director

The VHA Accounting Solutions team is excited to announce a new insurance service offering headed by Karishma Bhola. Karishma is an accredited financial advisor and has 18 years of experience in the finance industry and expertise in marketing/foreign exchange and business management. As a seasoned financial guru, she prides herself on delivering excellent client service every time.

Vidyanth Bhola

Director / CEO

Passionate about exceptional client service, Vidyanth Bhola serves a wide client base as an advisor and accountant.Vidyanth focuses on tax planning and estate and succession planning, which he approaches with enthusiasm for human relationships and a penchant for teamwork, to achieve outstanding results. In addition to being VHA Accounting Solutions Inc founder and as director of the Bhola group of companies, Vidyanth is involved on the board and advisory level with several non-profit organisations and other initiatives. Vidyanth obtained his BCom degree and H Tax Diploma from the University of South Africa after which he worked at Colenbrander Inc, as a Accounting Portfolio Manager. In 2018, Vidyanth found the accounting firm VHA Accounting Solutions Inc. Vidyanth is a family man and avid rugby fan. He enjoys learning about Aviation and flew a Boeing in the flight simulator in Dubai. Vidyanth also works on various charity organisations and is involved in various food drives. Vidyanth is a member of the South African Institute of Tax Professional (SAITA) and the Southern African Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA).