Frank Burgess

Frank Burgess

Tax Partner

Business Restructuring | Corporate Tax & International Tax | Employment & Expatriate Tax | GST & Customs | Private Client Services | Tax Accounting | Tax Compliance | Tax Due Diligence | Tax Knowledge Bank


Frank has over 40 years' experience in public pratice specialising in taxation consulting.

His experience includes advising New Zealand based and non-resident businesses and high net worth individuals on tax compliance issues and tax planning opportunities.

His specific areas of interest include business structures, use and taxation of trusts (including acting as a trustee of a number of client trusts), property transactions, mergers/acquisitions, and efficient methods of profit distribution.

Frank has provided domestic and international tax advice to variety of businesses, including those in the tourism, hospitality, manufacturing, and property development and investment sectors.

Specialist areas include:

  • Personal and company taxation
  • Trusts and estate planning
  • Managing tax audits
  • Business restructuring
  • Merger and acquisitions
  • GST


  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Member of the Institute of Directors 
  • Canterbury and National CAANZ Liaison Groups with the Inland
  • Revenue - regular contributor to tax policy and operational issues


  • Bachelor of Commerce