Leading Adviser Awards 2020

150 Acquisition International - Leading Adviser 2020 Acquisition International - Issue 12 2020 25 TS was the first and still remains the only taxation consultancy that specialises in assisting property investors with their Australian taxation requirements. In addition to our services, we also provide a free property tax estimator detailing the cash flow and taxation effect of your property. As a foreign investor, ATS has a full understanding of international tax issues and we deliver tax effective and reduced risk investment strategies to assist you. We unlock the benefits of the Australian Taxation system and actively educate clients to understand how to optimise investment returns with the aid of tax incentives and concessions. Our unique and innovative computer forecasting systems assists clients in fully understanding all aspects of their property investment in Australia and ensure the best and most accurate advice and service. With an established network of offices around the globe and a multi- lingual team, ATS have serviced thousands of international and Australian based clients. We specialise in: • Australian Tax Return Preparation • Australian Property Financial Feasibility Analysis • Personalised Australian Migration Taxation Planning • Personalised Australian Expatriate Tax Planning • Personalised Tax Planning for Foreign Investors Being recognised in the Australian Financial Review Top 100 Accountancy Firms for the past 2 consecutive years has been our proudest achievement in 25 years. We strive for excellence, as demonstrated through our numerous international awards: • Property Tax Firm of the Year Australia – Finance Monthly Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 • Most Outstanding for Expat Australian Tax Planning - AI Global Excellence Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 • Best in Property Tax Australia - AI Accounting, Audit & Tax Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 • Best for Expat Australian Tax Planning - AI Accounting, Audit & Tax Awards 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 • UAE Business awards – Best Australian Expatriate Property Tax Firm 2018, 2019 Since inception, ATS has been on a mission to create a safe and ethical environment where the opportunity for personal and financial improvement for our clients and team members can be accomplished with sincerity, respect & admiration through efficiency and professionalism. The internal culture within ATS is client-centric and our primary focus will always be providing honest, sincere service based on good old- fashioned values. We consider our clients to be part of our extended family, so creating a lifetime relationship and ensuring they are always happy is what really matters. A As a leading Australian expatriate and property tax firm, Australasian Taxation Services’ (ATS), a company under of SMATS Group Pte Ltd, have built an envious reputation on the back of outstanding client service, ensuring that their clients gain a full understanding of their tax obligations and opportunities. The team are experts in Australian tax return preparation and provide specialised tax planning services for Australian expatriates, property investors and intended migrants to Australia. Providing us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the firm is, Steve Douglas, who reveals the secrets behind their remarkable success over the years. Delivering Excellence in the Property, Tax and Finance Industries Services ATS invest in technology, professional development and stay at the fore front of our industry to ensure all our staff are equipped to provide the best possible service to our clients and stay ahead developments. The global ATS team are members of the Chartered Accountants Australian and New Zealand, Tax Institute of Australia and Certified Practicing Accountants as well as other corporate, industry and regulatory bodies. We have an Internal Australian Taxation Technical Team dedicated to researching and strategizing emerging developments and tax changes in order to provide our clients with the best possible advice and education to ensure they remain at a financial advantage. ATS are often invited to give advice or make submissions to the Australian Government and other regulatory and advisory bodies on budget, policy and legislative changes that effect foreign property investors and Australian expatriates as we are recognised as leaders in our market. SteveDouglas is the co-founder andManagingDirector of Australasian Taxation Services (1995) and Chairman of SMATS Services Pte Ltd. His area of taxation specialisation includes non-resident property investors, migration and expatriate taxation planning. As a regular presenter on Australian taxation matters affecting property investors, expatriates and intended migrants, Steve has delivered seminars on behalf of many industry organisations and developers including the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia and Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong. Steve has been featured in articles by the Singapore Business Times, South China Morning Post, Australian Entrepreneur Magazine, Benchmark, Western Australian Property & Investment and Property Link magazine. Steve began his career with Ernst Young in 1984 and established a private taxation practice in 1988 specialising in small business taxation and management. He is a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia and a Registered Tax Agent. In 2009, Steve was recognised as one of the leading 50 Australians in Asia by Advance and invited to participate in the Advance Asia 50 Summit and in 2010 was awarded the Singapore Austcham Entrepreneur Award and in 2017 Steve was The Finders “Expatreneur Awardee 2017”. Australasian Taxation Services – a company of SMATS Services Pte Ltd Phone: +65 6293 3858 Email: tax@smats.net Web: www.smats.net/tax Sep20850 L ading Expat Property, xation and Finance Planning Experts of the Year, Australia