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About Expat Taxes


We're Australian accountants specialising in Australian expatriate tax returns/advice.

With over 17 years of expatriate tax experience, and with clients in over 110 countries (112 countries at last count), we're well placed to assist.

Additionally, as expats ourselves we understand your complex tax issues firsthand!

Email

info@expattaxes.com.au

Phone

+61 1300 762 001

Peter

Peter star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Japan / Australia

"So there I was ready to discuss options A, B and C for how to minimise capital gains tax. And so of course Shane's like, "nah, option D". I was taken by complete surprise because I thought I had done my homework, but I did not know this option was possible, and it is FAR superior to anything I had researched. If you have a lot of money on the line, it's wort..." Read more

4 months ago

Alanna

Alanna star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Europe / Caribbean / Australia

"Most thorough and helpful consultation I've ever had. Looking forward to working with Expat Taxes in the future. Thanks Shane!"

5 months ago

Nathan

Nathan star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Bangladesh / Australia

"Shane gave me some fantastic advice that helped me make an informed decision about an overseas employment opportunity. He was very thorough and took his time to explain the tax implications to me. Would definitely recommend."

5 months ago

Daniel

Daniel star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

United States / Australia

"The meeting was EXTREMELY worthwhile. Despite having done a bunch of reading regarding the tax implications of moving back to Sydney, Shane brought to light a number of issues I wasn't at all aware of. He was very thorough and knowledgable as well as patient in explaining particular issues. It's allowed my wife and I to be much better educated about the..." Read more

5 months ago

Sanjeewa Kularatna

Sanjeewa Kularatna star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Singapore / Australia

"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."

a year ago

Gordon D

Gordon D star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Singapore / Australia

"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

a year ago

Michael

Michael star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Australia / Hong Kong / United States

"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."

a year ago

Coby

Coby star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Thailand / Australia

"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 👍"

a year ago

Anthony & Jonathan

Anthony & Jonathan star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Portugal / United States / Malaysia / Australia

"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

2 years ago

Sharon

Sharon star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

French Polynesia / Australia

"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

2 years ago

Ross

Ross star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Singapore / Australia

"I was seriously considering moving overseas for the tax benefits. I read through the ATO website and googled information, however I was left with many questions about the finer details and how that information related to my specific circumstances. Shane from Expat Taxes was exceptional. He was very knowledgable, professional yet personal and had all the ans..." Read more

3 years ago

Rhiannon

Rhiannon star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Kazakhstan / Australia

"The consultation provided by Shane was excellent. The depth and breadth of his knowledge and understanding of the tax laws pertaining to our situation was impressive. He was able to answer all of our specific questions as well as providing additional information that might help us in the future. We will be using Expat Taxes again."

3 years ago

Clare

Clare star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

United States / Australia

"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."

4 years ago

Nikki

Nikki star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Belgium / Australia

"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!"

5 years ago

Stefano Barbagallo

Stefano Barbagallo star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

United States / Australia

"As an expat, your financial and tax situation can get fairly complicated - Shane and the team simplify everything and give clear honest advice w/r/t long-term wealth strategy."

3 days ago

Rebecca Wong

Rebecca Wong star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Hong Kong / Australia

"Shane gave easy to understand examples enabling me to understand tax clauses that apply specifically to my situation. There is absolutely great value in finding an exceptional accountant who has good integrity that serves each expatriate/repatriate's needs. I highly recommend Shane for his professionalism and strive for excellence in delivering in-depth tax..." Read more

4 days ago

Graham

Graham star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Thailand / Australia

"I found Shane Macfarlane to be very informative, helpful and generous with his time. Shane soon recognised that the prospect of me needing his advice in the future is limited due to my personal circumstances. Notwithstanding he made my initial consultation very worthwhile and pointed me in the right direction including the next steps."

5 days ago

Michael

Michael star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Portugal / Australia

"The team at Expat Taxes demonstrate a thorough understanding of both Australian and Foreign tax laws and excellent experience navigating the competing requirements of each."

10 days ago

Rebecca W

Rebecca W star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Hong Kong / Australia

"Excellent and professional first initial consultation with Shane. He was very willing to share his knowledge and expertise and gave insight to my specific situation. I have no doubt Expat Taxes will continue to deliver exceptional services."

12 days ago

Jan Alonzo

Jan Alonzo star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Indonesia / Australia

"Shane and his team at Expat Taxes are really great at handling complicated expat tax stuff. They know their stuff and actually care about helping you. The whole process feels smooth and they explain things in a way that makes sense. What I really liked was how honest and friendly they were - it didn't feel like talking to robots. If you're an expat strugglin..." Read more

15 days ago

Ryan

Ryan star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Indonesia / Australia

"Shane was very knowledgeable on international tax laws and the intersection of Australian laws with other countries. He explained it thoroughly and in layman’s terms that was easy to understand. I look forward to working with Expat Taxes further!"

20 days ago

Benjamin

Benjamin star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Thailand / Australia

"Excellent first impression on the General Advice Appointment. Gave me great clarity on laying the path forward to achieve on my objectives. Very much looking forward to working with Shane and the team going forward. Highly recommend!"

21 days ago

Matt

Matt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Singapore / Australia

"Super helpful, friendly and down to earth!"

a month ago

Jeremy

Jeremy star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Canada / Australia

"Was really impressed with the knowledge and expertise of Shane. He spent his time to understand my particular situation (Canada-Australia immigration tax) and provided me valuable advice and information. Would definitely recommend him."

a month ago

Shane star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt star-alt Verified customer

Thailand / Australia

"I spent 3 comprehensive hours with Shane, we discussed a wide and varied many of topics, all of which were extremely helpful. Shane has a comprehensive understanding of relevant legislation and more importantly relevant precedence decisions which support the advice received. I am now very comfortable with my new knowledge and a confident that I am set up fo..." Read more

a month ago