Claire Dilks

Director, Tax

Claire started her tax career in the UK and since migrating to NZ has enjoyed over 20 years corporate tax experience, including a 2-year secondment to Australia.

Prior to joining VCFO, Claire worked at EY and Baker Tilly Staples Rodway.  She is a highly regarded tax practitioner whose clients respect and trust her for the way she understands their commercial constraints, working closely with them to find workable tax pathways and solutions.

Claire has a particular knack and interest in communicating complex tax concepts to her clients in a readily accessible way.

Claire is experienced across a wide range of business sectors including retirement, aged care, film, property, banking, finance and charities.  Claire’s specialties include the commercial tax management of financial arrangements, land transactions, GST, charity tax and compliance, international tax, M&A, structure consulting, tax effect accounting, IRD liaison and dispute management.

Claire is a CPA member; she holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from Birmingham City University.

Always happy to talk tax in a commercial context, Claire would love to talk with you about maximising your opportunities.