Yavik Solanki

Yavik Solanki


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



Yavik is a partner in the Taxation Services division of BDO in Auckland, New Zealand.

Yavik joined BDO as a graduate and has over 16 years’ experience in advising on a wide range of tax matters. He has a particular interest in advising on land transactions, vendor and purchaser due diligence assignments, domestic and cross border tax issues for individuals, small to medium enterprises, managed funds and large multinational corporates.

Yavik particularly enjoys working closely with his clients’ delivering practical and effective solutions to complex issues.

His key areas of expertise include:

  • Vendor and purchaser tax due diligence.
  • Structures for business mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and restructuring.
  • Review of tax clauses in asset and share sale agreements.
  • Corporate reorganisations and restructuring, including amalgamations and liquidations.
  • Land transactions.
  • Offshore investments.
  • Employee share schemes.
  • Corporate and international tax.
  • Advice on taxation compliance matters including income tax, FBT, PAYE and GST.
  • Deferred tax and tax accounting under IFRS.
  • Managing Inland Revenue audits and disputes.



Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Laws

Professional Affiliations

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)