Mike

Mike Garrett

Consultant, Business Services

Adelaide

+61 8 7324 6161

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Mike is a Consultant in the Business Services Division of BDO in South Australia, having stepped down as Partner after 16 years as at 1 July 2016.  He places great emphasis on relationships, particularly in family businesses, to understand dynamics and empathise with each stakeholder’s point of view. Mike provides practical technical taxation and business advice to professionals and high net worth individuals, as well owner managed businesses. 

Mike provides practical technical taxation and business advice to professionals and high net worth individuals, as well as owner managed businesses.  He specialises in services particular to multi-generational family businesses, including governance, succession planning, taxation and trust advice.

A Chartered Accountant for over 40 years, Mike brings a wealth of experience to his clients.  His background includes audit and business advisory services, with a big four firm, and three years working in Vancouver, Canada. Mike led the integration of a regional accounting practice in McLaren Vale with the Adelaide firm, and is an active member of the Professional Practice, Wine Industry and Family Business sector teams.

Services

  • Family business advisory
  • Succession planning
  • Financial statements & management reports
  • Measurement & monitoring of business performance
  • Taxation compliance & advice, including GST
  • Personal tax
  • Tax planning & structuring

Sectors

  • Family business
  • Food & Agribusiness (including Wine)
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Practice

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Specialist Accredited Adviser, Family Business Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Accountancy)

Affiliations

  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Former Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Former Chairperson, ICAA – Joint Petroleum Accounting Group
  • Former Treasurer, Navy League
  • Former Treasurer, Pembroke Parents & Friends Association
  • Former Director, Pembroke Foundation