Taxation Advisory Services

taxation services to public and private companies individuals and trusts, corporate planning advice, international tax advice, capital gains tax, fringe benefits tax advice

Boroughs specialist tax personnel can provide a wide range of taxation services to public and private companies, individuals and trusts.

We have particularly strong skills in the areas of international taxation and corporate tax planning.

We offer our clients a wide range of taxation advisory services to ensure they are receiving the highest quality and most up-to-date information for their businesses.

How we assist

The broad ranging taxation advisory services at Boroughs include:

  • Corporate tax planning and advice
  • International taxation advice
  • Business structures
  • Capital gains tax
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • Income tax return review
  • Advice on fringe benefits tax, payroll tax and land tax
  • Salary packaging and employee benefit planning
  • Tax consolidations


Andrew Lam


Andrew Lam


Andrew is a specialist tax director who joined the firm in July 2018. He has broad experience in providing corporates and individuals with general tax planning/restructuring advice and assisting with transactional tax planning including access to small business CGT concessions and conducting tax due diligence. He can also assist clients in tax controversy matters.  His clients include small and medium businesses, family groups, and not-for-profit entities.

Prior to joining Boroughs, Andrew led the specialist tax consulting team of another mid-tier chartered accounting firm. In previous roles, Andrew has progressed through the tax consulting teams of big 4 and mid-tier accounting firms and a top tier law firm.

Andrew is a chartered tax adviser of the Taxation Institute of Australia, an affiliate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and a qualified solicitor, admitted to practice law in NSW. Andrew holds a combined Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Law and a Masters of Laws.

Telephone:+61 2 9930 7700

Steve Wearne


Steve Wearne

Tax | Corporate Advisory | Business Services

Steve is a specialist tax director, who joined the firm in October 1990. A barrister and chartered accountant, Steve was previously partner in charge of the Pannell Kerr Forster, Sydney, Taxation Consulting Division. Having been with that firm almost 10 years he spent the previous 9 years with the Australian Taxation Office.

Steve brings to the firm the qualifications, experience and ability to resolve clients’ taxation issues and advise generally upon taxation matters in a legally and commercially effective manner.

Steve is a fellow of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand, a Certified Tax Advisor with the Taxation Institute of Australia, and a Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Steve has extensive experience in lecturing for both professional bodies and was formerly a part-time lecturer in Taxation Law at the University of Technology, Sydney and a member of the CPA Australia Taxation Centre of Excellence.

Telephone:+61 2 9930 7700

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