About Expat Taxes
We're Australian accountants specialising in Australian expatriate tax returns/advice.
With over 15 years of expatriate tax experience, and with clients in over 100 countries (106 countries at last count), we're well placed to assist.
Additionally, as expats ourselves we understand your complex tax issues firsthand!
Sanjeewa Kularatna Verified customer
"Shane was brilliant in understanding my situation and providing valid exact, and informative advice on my tax situation. He is very professional and knowledgeable in expat tax matters. I am so glad that I found him. On the other hand, he brings a surprisingly kind and human element into the mix. Highly recommend."
9 months ago
Gordon Durnan Verified customer
"Shane, and the wider team at Expat Taxes, delivered an amazing service throughout. I engaged them having received a ~$100K unexpected tax bill from the ATO. I had tried to resolve this myself and got nowhere. Expat Taxes took the case on and with structured effort, managed to win the case in my favour saving me $100k. They have an amazing amount of exper..." Read more
9 months ago
Michael Verified customer
"I am a continuous client of Expat Taxes and I am always very grateful I found Shane and his team. The team has amazing knowledge, really good insights and are always ready to help you. This is a customer first company and I recommend them to anyone who wants assistance with their taxes."
10 months ago
Coby Verified customer
"Wow. So much content discussed in 3 hours but i now have 100% confidence in my options and my future tax returns. Shane was clearly an expert in the legislation and ready to answer all questions with confidence. Very grateful not to be doing this alone 👍"
10 months ago
Anthony & Jonathan Verified customer
"Shane's tax guidance, and the annual help from the team at Expat Taxes with AU tax-returns, has been invaluable as we made our move from the USA to Portugal and now need to navigate the complexities of 3 tax jurisdictions, including Australia's Byzantine tax-residency laws! Shane has the integrity to provide 'big picture' guidance that must be backed up wit..." Read more
a year ago
Sharon Verified customer
"Shane really is a knowledgeable individual. I'm a Chartered Accountant and needed to chat about my residency. Shane provided me with case law and legislation to add to the information I had already. We had a lengthy conversation and from that I can say he is easy to talk to, kind and honest. Definitely will be recommending his services to anyone I meet that..." Read more
a year ago
Clare Verified customer
"What a fantastic company! Shane was not only very knowledgeable but extremely generous with his advice and time. I wish I’d discovered this company years ago, it might have saved me a bucket load. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Expat Taxes to anyone."
3 years ago
Nikki Verified customer
"The webinar on the end of the capital gains tax main residence exemption was really informative- made sense of some rather nonsensical legislation. Shane explains everything really clearly with examples. Really recommended!"
4 years ago
Tobias Verified customer
"Received a free initial consultation with Shane & later followed up with a 1hr phone call for more granular advice. Shane is a fountain of tax knowledge & was able to navigate a slightly unusual case with ease. Incredibly personal service - which, most importantly, provided me with confident solutions to a variety of challenges I was facing. I've passed on..." Read more
14 hours ago
Simon Verified customer
"Shane and the team were extremely helpful. It is a 'must do' for any Aussie moving abroad and wanting to ensure they have a thorough understanding of their tax status. Highly recommended!"
8 days ago
ABCer Verified customer
"Hey there. My name is Edward and I am about an 83-year-old Australian citizen who's been living in Thailand as a Retiree for the past 17 years. Last Thursday 23 November, I had a very nice, informative and friendly phone conversation with Alan Macfarlane from expattaxes.com.au. I think Alan is a CA, FTA, B.Bus. and a Managing Director of this company oper..." Read more
11 days ago
Vanessa Verified customer
"I had my first 30 minute general enquiry appointment with Shane and was very impressed with the information he provided. I didn't feel pressured to hurry up and I believe he provided me with valuable information relevant to my case. I was so impressed with the consultation that we will be dealing with Expat Taxes going forward for all our taxation requirem..." Read more
12 days ago
Noah Verified customer
"I met with Terryn today for a free consultation. He was incredibly helpful and professional. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Expat Taxes to others. Thanks!"
15 days ago
Keiko Verified customer
"Shane gave me very clear and valuable income tax advice by referring to specific tax laws relevant to my unique situations. His timely support helped me to sort out long pending tax issues. Thank you so much!"
16 days ago
Rod Verified customer
"Our experience with Expat Taxes was excellent. Shane was friendly, knowledgeable and provided clear explanations about tax status, overseas income and other things to consider when working overseas. If you're contemplating a move overseas or need tax advice, it's worth having a chat to Expat Taxes."
19 days ago
Michael Verified customer
"I am a very satisfied long term client of Expat Taxes. The calls with Shane are so helpful. He answers all my questions, adds helpful information and I always leave with a clear picture of what to do. I recommend Shane and his team to anyone looking for a top tier accounting firm."
21 days ago
Jeff Verified customer
"Shane provided clear and expert info including examples. They have a relationship with an accounting firm in the USA that he put me in touch with to help with a few things that end. It was only our first chat but I’m confident these guys can help us out."
Megan Verified customer
"Terryn communicates clearly and was helpful in my consultation."
Kyle Verified customer
"Terryn provided earnest advice on the tax repercussions of returning to Australia after years of investing in various financial products in Canada (RRSPs, TFSAs, RESPs and non-registered accounts). Terryn converted a seemingly complicated tax issue into accessible language with a calm disposition."
Sandr Verified customer
"Shane is always accommodating and willing to talk about the bigger picture so that I have guidance in how to approach my taxation obligations. His advice has helped me tremendously to deal with life as a single person."
Steve Verified customer
"Shane was excellent and very helpful with his advice and I will be contacting him again as I move abroad."
Rodney Verified customer
"Highly informative and relaxed initial session. No time pressure. Looking forward to working together in future. :-)"
Rayan Millard Verified customer
"My meeting with Shane was great. It allowed me to understand the factors that may impact my tax situation when I get a job outside of Australia. While I am still in Australia, I will get in touch with Shane before deciding to work overseas. Thank you Shane !"
Dan Verified customer
"So much useful advice in just 30 minutes! Will be continuing to engage your services as I get closer to my move."
Penny Verified customer
"Great service, very knowledgeable and got the very best outcome for me that I didn't think was possible. Couldn't recommend them highly enough."