A down-to-earth, Hawke’s Bay-born kiwi, Simon prides himself on helping his clients achieve their financial goals and offering them practical advice using Plain English.
After many years working in a Chartered Accounting firm, he successfully managed two international fashion labels before returning to what he knows best, starting accounting firm The Urban Beardsman in Napier. The name has changed but the beard is still there. Behind it lies the creativity and vision behind what we do here at Navigator.
Matthew has been a taxation specialist for eleven years, including nine years working for Inland Revenue in the international and complex taxation areas.
In addition to this, Matthew has been involved in a number of start-up businesses and as a property developer and rental property owner.
Matthew has a wide understanding of New Zealand’s taxation system and the operation of Inland Revenue policy and process that he utilises to the advantage of his clients. This knowledge and insight of how Inland Revenue operates allows Matthew to offer a complete service to his clients from providing tax advice and meeting tax compliance obligations to managing Inland Revenue audits and Inland Revenue debt issues.
As an International Taxation specialist, Matthew possesses a wide understanding of the tax rules that apply to new and returning migrants, including the application of the transitional residency and superannuation transfer exemptions and can offer advice on all offshore taxation matters.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Management and Small Business, and a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting.
Business Strategy and Start-Ups
Business Taxation and Compliance
Xero & Cloud Based Software
Financial Arrangement Rules
Managing Inland Revenue Disputes
Managing Inland Revenue Audits
Inland Revenue Debt Arrangements
Taxation of Land Provisions
Forensic Accounting and Reconstructions
Taxation for New Migrants and Returning New Zealander’s
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