Claire started her tax career in the UK and since migrating to New Zealand has enjoyed over 15 years corporate tax experience in New Zealand with a 2 year secondment to Australia. Prior to joining VCFO Group, Claire worked at EY and more recently at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway. She is a highly regarded tax practitioner whose clients respect and trust her deeply 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 taking complex tax concepts and communicating these to her clients in a readily accessible way. Claire is experienced across a wide range of business sectors including retirement, aged care, property, banking, finance and charities. Some of Claire’s specialties include the tax paradigm of private companies and their owners, financial arrangements, land transactions, charity tax and compliance, international tax, M&A transactions, structure consulting, tax effect accounting, Inland Revenue liaison and dispute management.