Mark Lodder

Mark Lodder

National Tax Leader, Tax Partner

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Mark has 20 years' taxation experience in New Zealand and the UK, advising on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues to individuals, small-to-medium enterprises and large multinational corporations.

Specialist areas include:

  • Efficient structuring and cross-border transactions
  • Private equity organisational structures
  • Tax due diligence assignments on target acquisitions (both asset and share deals)
  • Complex business re-organisations and structuring in both domestic and international markets, including shareholder entry and exits, and asset transfers
  • Tax due diligence
  • Residency (individuals and companies)
  • Managing Inland Revenue reviews, audits and disputes
  • Taxation of land transactions
  • Offshore entities seeking to establish operations in New Zealand
  • Tax efficient employee remuneration.


Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand
  • New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association
  • Canterbury Development Corporation
  • CCH – Presenter at the annual tax and law conference in Christchurch
  • Institute of Directors


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Community Involvement

  • Served as a director for Te Poho o Tamatea, the charitable arm of Te Hapu o Ngati Wheke
  • Chairperson for the Sumner Surf Life Saving Club
  • Active lifeguard, qualified IRB driver and lifeguard instructor
  • Trustee for the Indian Sports and Social Trust
  • Qualified youth football coach for Ferrymead Bays
  • Strong supporter of Cure Kids.