Svetlana Kolyasnikova

Svetlana Kolyasnikova

Partner, Tax and Business Services

Financial Services | Food & Agribusiness | Real Estate & Construction | Technology, Media & Telecommunications | Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure

Corporate & International Tax


Svetlana is a Tax and Business Services partner with BDO in Hobart. Svetlana has had over 10 years' experience in public practice, providing business services, specialist tax advice and bespoke solutions to a range of issues. Her engagement with clients goes beyond year-end work or income tax compliance. Svetlana’s thoughtful approach, technical excellence and drive for quality service has helped her build and retain a portfolio of high-profile clients and continues to attract complex assignments.

At BDO, Svetlana looks after high-net-wealth private groups and Tasmanian-based corporations. She is responsible for overall client management from tax review and compliance to managing lodgements and debt.


  • Comprehensive tax services, including tax review and compliance, tax notes, planning and advice for corporate entities and high net wealth groups;
  • Tax advice on income tax, GST and capital gains tax issues
  • Business sales/acquisitions - tax planning and consulting
  • Business analysis and management reporting
  • Asset protection and structuring
  • Assistance with special and general purpose financial statements
  • R&D Tax Incentive grant applications
  • Delivery of tax workshops


  • Property and construction
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • IT
  • Transport and warehousing
  • Financial services
  • Food and agribusiness
  • Fishing and marine services


  • Master of Professional Accounting


  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Chartered Tax Advisor, The Tax Institute of Australia

“I started with BDO as a graduate ten years ago. I am passionate about my clients and helping them understand their businesses, numbers and tax, guide them through the complexities of government regulations or market uncertainties, and plan and strategise together for the future.”