Our Team

We are Australia and New Zealand’s only 100% dedicated Fringe Benefits Tax Consulting and Compliance practice. We provide FBT solutions to businesses across Australia and New Zealand.

Our team has in-depth tax and business experience gained in a range of industry groups and in a broad range of roles. Together we provide a complete FBT solution. Importantly, we have skills across accounting & finance, systems & IT, tax consulting, payroll, salary packaging, mobility & relocations, tax audits & investigations, FBT software, indirect taxes, training and project management.

Our extensive FBT experience includes assisting businesses with managing their FBT obligations, reducing their FBT liability and managing exposures.

Managing FBT obligations

  • Providing advice
  • Preparation and review of periodic and annual FBT returns - See our Compliance Solutions
  • Review and documentation of your compliance processes
  • Implementation or review of salary packaging arrangements
  • Consideration, preparation and lodging of prior year amendments
  • Undertaking risk review
  • Due diligence
  • Preparation or review of policies
  • Review or design of expense claim processes
  • Seminars & training – one on one or group training
  • Voluntary disclosures
  • Preparation for or management of ATO review or audit
  • FBT manual preparation
  • Understanding the interaction with other taxes

Our industry experience

  • Financial services
  • Media
  • Advertising
  • Property & Construction
  • Insurance
  • Recruitment
  • Professional Services
  • Airline
  • Technology
  • Communications
  • Non-profits
  • Manufacturing
  • Health
  • Utilities
  • National & local sporting bodies
  • Charity organisations
  • Government

Paul Mather - Managing Partner

Paul has over 25 years’ experience dealing with employment taxes in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Paul is a registered tax agent, a chartered tax adviser, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Certificate of Public Practice in Australia. Paul holds a Master of Tax from Sydney University and a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University, New Zealand. Paul was a member of the former Australian Taxation Office National Tax Liaison Group (NTLG) Fringe Benefits Tax Subcommittee

Prior to creating FBT Solutions, Paul worked in Employment Taxes and Indirect Taxes teams for 10 years at Ernst & Young, Sydney. Paul has also previously worked in commercial roles in Australia and London, as well as at Chartered Accounting firms PKF and BDO in New Zealand.