About Us

Proactive Taxation Solutions was founded in 2006. Determined to offer a fresh approach to consulting and compliance taxation services, Steve Smith, a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ with more than 20 years of experience, established a tax consulting and compliance practice based on three core values: integrity, accountability and diligence. Steve has built a team of like-minded, talented tax specialists who are dedicated to providing the highest quality services to their clients.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS

Steve Smith CA - Director
Age: 44

Academic Qualifications: B.Bus – Curtin University of Technology
Professional Memberships: Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ .Steve has worked for KPMG Perth office and Ernst & Young. He joined a practice in Busselton in 1996 and took a full ownership position of that practice for 5 years. Steve started Proactive Taxation Solutions in August 2006.
Client Strengths:
International Taxation
High Net Wealth Individuals
Retail & Service Industry
Property Developers
Health (Medical Industry)

 

Paul Cuthbert CPA - Director
Age: 48

Academic Qualifications: B.Bus Double Major – Edith Cowan University
Professional Memberships: CPA Australia.
After graduating from Edith Cowan in 2006, Paul commenced with Proactive Taxation Solutions in January 2009.
Client Strengths:
Agribusiness
Tourism
Wine Industry
Mining Industry
Retail & Service Industry
Business Succession

 

Claire Stirling CA
Age: 34

Academic Qualifications: B.Comm – Curtin University of Technology
Professional Memberships: Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ.
Claire has worked for a number of taxation firms within the South West and has also spent time working as a Commercial Accountant.
Client Strengths:
Management Accounting
Mining and Offshore Workers
Wine Equalisation Tax
Property Developers

 

Ellena Giralt
Age: 29

Academic Qualifications: B.Comm Double Major – Curtin University of Technology
After graduating from Curtin University in November 2009, Ellena commenced with Proactive Taxation Solutions in January 2015
Client Strengths:
Individual Tax Returns
Mining and Offshore Workers
Activity Statements
Retail & Service Industry

 

 

Adele Williams
Age: 38

Academic Qualifications: B.Comm Murdoch University
Professional Memberships: 
After graduating from Murdoch in 2007, Adele spent time working for Price Waterhouse Coopers in Sydney and Perth. Adele commenced with Proactive Taxation Solutions in November 2015.
Client Strengths:
Corporate Taxation
Hospitality
Import and Export Business
Automotive Industry
Legal & Professional

 

Lucile Delorme
Age: 24

Academic Qualifications: B.Comm Double Major – University of Western Australia
After graduating from UWA in December 2013, Lucile commenced with Proactive Taxation Solutions in March 2017.
Client Strengths:
Individual Tax Returns
Rental Properties
Activity Statements
Retail & Service Industry

 

ADMINISTRATION STAFF MEMBERS

Jane Egsjo 
Age: 25

Academic Qualifications: SW Institute of Technology
Jane started with us in May 2014
Client Strengths:
Reception and Accounts Administration