Meet the Kiwitax Business Advisors

04 May 2021

At Kiwitax, we’ve been providing clients with sound business advice alongside our solid tax and accounting services for over 20 years. So back in 2018, we decided to formalize this part of the business as our Business Improvement services to complement our Tax and Accounting services.

Our business advisors have a wealth of experience in both the doing and the advising sides of business, and with such diverse backgrounds we know you will find an immense amount of value from them. Together they are supported by our team of accountants and tax advisors, so you know you will be getting the absolute best advice for your business.

If you are interested in finding out more about how our business advisory team can help your business, you can request a quote online in just 2 minutes here. For eligible businesses, up to 50% funding may be available for registered Kiwitax Business Improvement courses via the Regional Partners Funding Voucher Scheme, ask us how to apply.

The Kiwitax Business Advisors; From L to R Emma Murphy, Regan Cotter, Amy Wilton

The Kiwitax Business Advisors; From L to R Emma Murphy, Regan Cotter, Amy Wilton

Meet the Team

Emma Murphy
Associate Tax and Business Advisor (ATBA)

Emma has been in the industry and with Kiwitax for over 17 years.

While her experience is broad, Emma specializes in Retail and Trade related businesses.

“I have a passion for helping small business owners get started on the right foot – setting down realistic and practical business goals and putting myself within their business to work alongside them.” she says.

“I’m able to provide feedback to my clients in plain English and feel it is important for my clients to learn how to read and understand their financial reports and the story they provide about how the business is going.  An understanding of their numbers is important to assist them with making decisions around the management of their business.”

“I also like to ensure my clients have a solid cash management plan in place to give them peace of mind that they are on top of their tax obligations as they trade and no tax surprises at year end.”

“I feel it is important for business owners to set time aside to work on their business, bounce ideas off with someone who can provide feedback about what the profit implications will be with any changes the business has.”

Emma lives in Hawke’s Bay with her family and she’s a bit of a bowling kingpin.

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Amy Wilton
Accountant and Business Advisor

Amy has over 16 years of experience working with chartered accounting firms, performing financial accounting, tax analysis, periodic reporting, budgets and cash flow reporting.

Amy also has experience working in businesses such as dairy factories and construction companies covering payroll, budgeting, reporting, contracts administration and as a health and safety officer. Amy works with a broad customer base but specializes in construction and trades businesses.

Based on Taupo, Amy lives on a lifestyle block with her family and says she loves to sneak away for fishing any chance she gets.

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Regan Cotter
BBS, DipT

Regan has over 20 years of experience growing his own businesses and lecturing tertiary students on business. With a background in sports, education and agriculture, Regan has learned to ply his craft across a broad range of industries.

Regan is a specialist in Marketing, Management and Leadership and loves helping people and businesses reach their true potential.

Regan lives in Hawke’s Bay and loves riding a good swell off Westshore on his SUP or heading out to Eskdale MTB Park on his mountain bike.

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