Meet the Team

Henry Zhao, Principal

Henry photo 7 Oct 14

Henry Zhao
BEco, MAcc, Mtax, CA               

 

Henry has more than 15 years solid experiences in tax, including 5 years ATO experience and years of chartered experience in some of largest mid-tiered chartered accounting firms, covering all aspects of taxation. He also has an extensive knowledge of tax laws including income tax (in particular, tax consolidation), corporate and international tax, GST, Transfer Pricing and assisted many listed and large private companies in preparing tax calculation under new accounting standard for income tax AASB 112.

He is a Chartered Accountant, a Master of Accounting and a Master of Taxation (UNSW) graduate. His advising and compliance clients range from large listed property trusts to individuals with employee share issues.  Some projects he worked on are:

i. A large rail equipment leasing company on the sale of joint venture interests and issues such as structure, thin capitalization, debt equity instruments, and tax consolidation.

ii. A non-resident high-wealth individual on the inward investment and retirement strategy in Australia and achieve a potential tax saving of more than $5m.

iii. A large corporate client on outward investments in Malaysia and maximise the benefit obtained under relevant Double Tax Agreements and minimize tax risks/exposures.

iv. Providing innovative solutions to large property development clients and achieve stamp duty and GST saving of millions of dollars.

v. Advice to a listed and multinational US media company on a comprehensive tax strategy in choosing a regional headquarter location in investing in Asia-Pacific regions.

vi. Advice to a large NZ finance company’s Australian subsidiary on a $10m business acquisition in a most tax-effective manner and assist with the implementation of the relevant tax strategy.

During his ATO years, he had advised a large listed property trust which planned to conduct a business restructuring by way of stapled trust and conclude the ruling in view of applicable legislations, tax policies, and industry background at the time. He has also been heavily involved in the transfer pricing documenation review and advice during both his ATO and chartered periods and accumulated substantial experiences in that field.

 

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Julia Ma

Member of CPA Australia
Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting

Julia joined HNJ with strong experiences in financial accounting and taxation gained from a couple of reputable large commercial companies. She brings strong analytical as well as solid financial accounting and taxation knowledge to our clients. As an Office Manager, she also takes on HR and general administration works. Julia likes watching movies, cooking and shopping at her leisure time.

 

Wen Ting Qu

Chartered Accountant
Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting

Ting is employed as our senior accountant and has solid expertise in accounting, taxation and audit for companies both large and small, superannuation funds, trusts, partnerships and individuals. Ting’s role is also extended to managing junior accounting staff. While not working she enjoys in playing Piano and Basketball.

 

Sylvia Xiao

Member of CPA Australia
Master of Accounting

Sylvia has recently joined HNJ with strong experience with individual clients and small and medium-sized business. She is responsible for preparing individual tax returns, the quarterly accounts and GST reporting for business, as well as finalising the year-end accounts and preparing business tax returns. Sylvia likes watching TV drama, and enjoys travelling.

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