Matt Bonner

Business Advice, Tax, Associate, Wellington

Matt is an Associate at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway. Having started his career in a boutique tax practice, Matt brings his experience of dealing with high wealth individuals and families with complex domestic and international tax issues.

Matt has a particular interest in land transactions, GST, and tax effective structuring. He blends his practical and accounting skills with complex tax ideas to provide clients with pragmatic solutions that work!

Matt takes responsibility for managing Baker Tilly Staples Rodway’s Tax 111 Q & A Service with Thomson Reuters, and regularly presents tax training both in-house and for CAANZ. He is also a committee member of the CAANZ Tax Special Interest Group in Wellington.

A keen outdoors enthusiast, Matt spends most weekends running around the hills of Wellington or freediving on the rugged South Coast gathering crayfish.

Specialist areas

  • Taxation of domestic and foreign investments
  • Handling complex tax queries from a number of CA firms
  • Dealing with IRD audits
  • Tax and associated issues with Trusts
  • GST implications on land transactions
  • Tax provisions and accounting for deferred tax

Industry experience

  • Professional services
  • Financial investments
  • Not-for-profit
  • High net worth individuals and families

Memberships & qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant
  • BCA (Accounting and Commercial Law) Victoria University