William Buck is a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and advisors with offices across Australia and New Zealand. Established in 1895, we have over 87 directors and 600 professional staff. Delivered by specialists, our cohesive ‘one firm’ approach ensures that you receive 360-degree support from multiple service lines.

Growing a business has its own challenges, even more so when you have plans to expand overseas. Our Asia Pacific team can provide you with the practical advice you need to navigate the different tax structures, import/export regulations, accounting services and navigating unfamiliar cultures.

Our clients:

  • Foreign entrepreneurial investors
  • M&A and capital market clients
  • Business owners & Directors
  • Property Developers
  • Listed companies
  • High Net Worth Individuals & Families

OUR PEOPLE

Our clients have different needs and whether that’s developing a regional growth strategy or wanting personally advisory services, we have the right people to help you achieve growth and longevity.

Our Asia Pacific professionals have a deep understanding of different cultures across Asia Pacific, exemplary technical skills and fluency in a range of languages including Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Japanese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Tamil, Gujrati and Arabic.

OUR GLOBAL PARTNERS

As a member of Praxity, the world’s largest international accounting alliance, William Buck has access to over 51,000 professionals in 110 countries. We’ve built a trusted network of bilingual partners, both locally and throughout Asia Pacific that seamlessly work together to help you meet the goals of your business or personal circumstance.

OUR SERVICES

Management must navigate a complex web of local tax laws including income tax, indirect taxes and double tax treaties. In addition to these day to day compliance matters, broader tax issues will also arise such as thin capitalisation, transfer pricing and capital gains tax. Our tax team is comprised of experienced international tax specialists who understand the requirements of both the ATO and overseas regulatory bodies. We take a commercial approach to identifying and addressing all issues before they arise based on our extensive experience on dealing with complex differences between tax systems in different jurisdictions.

Participating in Praxity allows us access to an international selection of some of the best firms the world has to offer, with a choice of appropriate senior-level talent, genuine local reputation, expertise and knowledge.

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We assist companies to understand the ‘real-life’ implications of abstract standards and interpretations, and their practical applications. We also act as independent technical advisors to our clients. Often organisations need independent technical advice or second opinions to support complex restructuring, significant transactions and financial reporting compliance. Our service is designed to provide technical opinion and to assist your organisation with improvements in your financial reporting.

Our external audit team follows an audit plan tailored to the needs of your business focusing on its key value drivers and the areas which are most critical to its risk profile. Our internal audit team is not just about performing compliance reviews. By embracing a systematic, disciplined methodology, we provide a valuable tool which assists management and the Board in achieving overall objectives as well as strengthening internal controls and governance.

Australian companies owned by an overseas parent entity have specific financial reporting and regulatory filing requirements. Our experts can assist you with all your financial reporting and ASIC filing requirements.  Our specialists can also assist with M & A transactions including due diligence.

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We recognise that tax risk management is not solely about tax minimisation, there are times where it may be commercially beneficial to take a risk. We can provide a clear assessment of existing or potential tax exposures in relation to the expected value of a transaction or operational decision. We can help you to proactively identify and mitigate risks before they arise. We can also assist you in developing a framework for managing tax risks across all business units and provide you with the tools to minimise these risks.

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We assist companies to understand the ‘real-life’ implications of abstract standards and interpretations, and their practical applications. We also act as independent technical advisors to our clients. Often organisations need independent technical advice or second opinions to support complex restructuring, significant transactions and financial reporting compliance. Our service is designed to provide technical opinion and to assist your organisation with improvements in your financial reporting.

Our external audit team follows an audit plan tailored to the needs of your business focusing on its key value drivers and the areas which are most critical to its risk profile. Our internal audit team is not just about performing compliance reviews. By embracing a systematic, disciplined methodology, we provide a valuable tool which assists management and the Board in achieving overall objectives as well as strengthening internal controls and governance.

Australian companies owned by an overseas parent entity have specific financial reporting and regulatory filing requirements. Our experts can assist you with all your financial reporting and ASIC filing requirements.  Our specialists can also assist with M&A transactions including due diligence.

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KEY TOPICS

Property development and investment

Thinking of buying or investing in Australia?

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Doing business in Australia

We have over 100 years of experience to share.

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