About Us

Q-Tax was established in 2003 as a bookkeeping and tax management service provider.  We started as a small business and our approach was to think big – big service for our clients and big growth as a firm.


Our Vision

Q-Tax is dedicated to becoming Africa’s leading accounting solutions provider for Small and Medium sized Enterprises.


Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the financial outlook of our clients. We aim to offer professional accounting services around a true single point of contact.

We will strive at all times to be a one-stop shop for our clients’ accounting, tax and business advisory requirements.


Our Values

To operate within the legal and ethical guidelines of South Africa, committing to honesty and transparency at all times.

To uplift the surrounding community wherever possible.

Meet our Team of Experts

Our experienced team of accountants and business leaders have the background and expertise to provide any business, national or multi-national, with the highest quality service.


Ricko De Bruyn

Founder & Managing Director

Ricko is well-versed in a diverse range of financial matters, he completed his articles with Price Waterhouse Coopers and holds a post-graduate qualification in Media Management from the AAA School of Advertising. Throughout his career, Ricko has been tasked with all aspects of financial administration in a variety of commercial institutions – both large and small and it is this commitment to provide Clients with quality and efficient service that led him to establish Q-Tax in 2003.

Zelna Herselman

Manager, Accounting Services

Zelna joined Q-Tax in 2010 with 14 years bookkeeping and Pastel payroll experience. Before working for Q-Tax, she was employed at Mercury Media. She has a diploma in Accounting and over the last 15 years, Zelna has developed impeccable and uncompromising accounting skills. Her greatest strength lies in balance sheets.

Carlos Alvarez

Manager, Accounting Services

Carlos joined Q-Tax in May 2017. He has a passion for numbers and is an extremely committed worker. He takes pride in his ability to deliver the best possible results in the shortest amount of time. Carlos successfully completed his articles during 2019 and is a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

Thato Mabasa

Senior Accountant

Thato joined Q-Tax 4 years ago and possesses vast expert knowledge in bookkeeping, payroll, and financial statements analysis and drafting. His ability to easily adapt to different situations and his understanding of each Client’s needs is exceptionally advanced and sound. Thato is a team player and respected by his peers as the go-to guy for technical guidance.

Itumeleng Lekgau


Itumeleng is a well-rounded accounting and tax professional with 4 years industry experience and currently completing her Bachelor of Accounting Science through UNISA. Itu has a can-do, optimistic attitude and enjoys building client relationships founded on trust and respect.

Lionel Gilchrist

Tax Administrator

Lionel holds a Bachelors in Management accounting with 5 years experience in the financial sector as an accountant and auditor. He is an experienced and meticulous tax administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry.

Andy Dyson

Tax Intern

Andy previously worked in the hospitality industry and changed career paths when he joined the Q-Tax team in 2019 as a Tax Intern. He has a can-do attitude, excellent communication skills and a keen interest to learn and be involved in the various functions within the financial industry.

Patricia Hondo


Patricia has a sound theoretical foundation boasting a B-comp Degree in Financial Accounting, an Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences, and a Post-graduate Diploma in Management Accounting. She is a thorough bookkeeper with 2 years of auditing experience, always applying exceptional attention to detail, with a deep understanding and passion for acccounting.

Mishaylen Lutchman


Mish started working for Q-Tax in 2018 as a datacpaturer and quickly proved himself as a fast learner and taking on more responsibility until he was promoted to manage his own portfolio of clients at his young age. He is currently studying towards obtaining a B-Com in Business management.

Muzi Nkiwane


Muzi graduated with a National Diploma in Financial Accounting and has a cunning interest in bookkeeping and financial systems and processes. His passion for his career is what motivates his meticulous attention to detail and exceptional customer service when managing our clients accounts.

Thabang Phate


Thabang joined Q-Tax during 2014 as an intern fresh out of school and has consistently continued to show growth and development. He is currently studying towards obtaining a National Certificate in Accounting.

Merriam Manyama

Office assistant, Data capturer in training

Merriam is our easy-going and friendly office assistant. She is also a data capturer in training and currently learning financial systems and processes.

Jan Nare


Nare is a professional, organised and hardworking accountant. He is affiliated with the Southern Africa Institute of Business Accountants (SAIBA) and is certified as a Business Accountant. Nare always leaves a positive and lasting impression with every interaction.

Nelly Dube

Debtor’s Controller

Nelly has four years experience as a debtor’s controller and enjoys assisting clients to rehabilitate their arrear accounts and keep them in good standing. She is reliable and highly motivated to develop her accumulative experience, skills and knowledge within her field.

Tristan Hayward

Office Admin and Director’s PA

Tristan is a computer savvy, attentive and versatile team player with a Microsoft Certified Software Developer Qualification. He previously worked in the marketing industry for 2 years and joined Q-Tax as our office administrator and personal assistant. He has since been inspired by the finance industry which led him to enrol for Business Informatics Degree.

Debbie Britz

Manager, Operations

Debbie joined the Q-Tax team in 2019 to focus on the improvement of process, systems, human resources, client service, quality, efficiency and operations management. She is an admitted attorney and has worked within the insurance, finance and marketing industries. Debbie is passionate about customer service and motivating people to be best, to deliver quality service and to ultimately achieve client satisfaction, no matter how big or small the task.