ACCOUNTING

Providing expedient accounting information and pertinent financial advice to our clients to achieve their financial goals.

Finding a professional and cost-effective accounting and advisory service to seamlessly manage your accounting affairs can be a tiresome process.

Whether you are starting-up or have been in business for years, LPH can provide you with comprehensive accounting services, integrated with tax, audit and consulting, keeping you up to date on the financial status of your business, compliant with accounting standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Practices for smaller entities (“GAAP”), ensuring that you meet regulatory and tax deadlines.

Available for both businesses and individuals across South Africa, our services include:

  • Monthly management accountants
  • Annual financial statements
  • Accounting officers to Close Corporations
  • Independent reviews
  • Bookkeeping
  • Review and Advice on existing accounting and control systems

Familiarity with our clients’ affairs, coupled with the expertise available at LPH, we provide our clients with professional advice and assistance for their unique business needs. Our service orientated approach supports the smooth running of your business, allowing you to focus on the daily operations.

Services include:

  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Property advice for residents and non-residents
  • Income tax legislation
  • Financial opportunities
  • Investment strategy
  • Off-shore investments
  • Interpretation of financial statements
  • Management opportunities

ADVISORY SERVICES

A wide range of bespoke consulting and business advice enables us to provide value-adding contributions to our clients’ businesses.

TAXATION

Keeping your personal and business tax affairs in order is no small feat. LPH provides a wide range of services to meet all aspects of your tax needs.

Our team of professional tax consultants employ tax-saving strategies, in line with the latest tax guidelines, to ensure minimum tax liability for individuals and businesses. With our extensive knowledge on the latest tax laws and updates, you can expect prompt and efficient service, keeping you one step ahead. We combine sound local and international knowledge, experience and connections, to deal with the present and help you plan for the future.

Services rendered:

  • Completion and submission of tax returns
  • Provisional tax returns
  • SARS liaison
  • Consulting on all tax matters (VAT, employees’ tax, CGT, withholding tax, international tax matters, etc)
  • Comprehensive payroll services
  • Financial emigration 

The complexities involved with statutory compliance, company secretarial matter and the introduction of the Companies Act 71 of 2008, have mean’t that our corporate statutory services are in great demand” – Kashiefa Edwards

Not sure what is needed in order to become or remain compliant with related statutes?

Our team will lift this burden for you. Laws continue to be enacted and the regulatory environment has become more complex, which is why LPH offers a comprehensive range of secretarial services. The Companies Act 71 of 2008 requires that statutory records be maintained within the framework of the law. At LPH we understand that adherence with required legislation is a priority.

When it comes to compliance, our team will assist and advise on all aspects of secretarial matters, including:

  • Formation of companies (private companies, NPC’s, limited liability companies and external companies)
  • Amendment to Memorandum of Incorporation
  • Changes in Close Corporations
  • Preparation of all documentations required to amend existing companies or CC’s
  • Voluntary de-registrations of companies and close corporations with CIPC
  • Electronic name reservations
  • Preparation and filing of annual returns and Financial Accountability Supplement
  • Changes in directors, shareholders and other statutory information
  • Statutory registrations (VAT, PAYE, UIF, Compensation Fund, etc.)

SECRETARIAL

Looking for professional advice from a team with extensive knowledge and experience in company secretarial matters? Look no further…

TRUSTS, WILLS
& ESTATES

Our ever growing team have exceptional knowledge and experience in the utilisation, administration and execution of wills, trusts and estates.

These days, with the rise in life-expectancy, the family structure may have the potential to change over time. LPH can assist you in preparing for your loved one’s when you no longer can, giving you peace of mind. LPH, as executor of your Will, will attend to the settlement of your estates for your beneficiaries with little or no delay and efficiently. We understand the difficulty of losing a loved one, which is why we manage your affairs with the utmost sensitivity and respect needed.

Trusts

At LPH, we value the importance of safeguarding, preserving  and growing your estate. We’ll help you formulate a trust specific to your needs, managing your assets effectively.

Wills and Estates

Estate planning is an ongoing process, affected by changes in life, such as marriage or the birth of a child, therefore keeping your affairs up-to-date is imperative. Contact our consultants to find out how we can help you.

Services offered:

  • Drafting and amendments to wills and living wills
  • Deceased estate administration
  • Formulation of trusts
  • Dissolution of trusts
  • Annual financial statements
  • Tax returns

TEAM LEADERS

Setting direction and guiding our people to accomplish goals effectively.

Martin Luyt

CA(SA), RA

Director

Leia van der Horst

Director

Mandy Hochfelden

Trusts & Fiduciary
Administrator

Nicholas Hall

CA(SA), RA

Director

Kashiefa Edwards

Director

Moeneer Edwards,
Professional Accountant (SA)

Director

Mark Eckermann

Financial Director