Company Profile

Allow SMATS Group to identify your financial opportunities
The SMATS Group of companies provide a unique comprehensive and personalised service. We aim to reduce the fear and misconceptions surrounding Australian taxation obligations, mortgage assistance and Australian property investment. We will assist you every step of the way to achieve your goals, minimise risk and maximise your financial opportunities. Our focus is providing ongoing education, clearly communicated propositions and a smooth service, so that you feel confident and happy to proceed with our services.

What makes SMATS Group unique?
SMATS Group are the international market leaders in providing Australian taxation, finance and property investment services to Australian expatriates, foreign investors and intended migrants. No other company offers the range of services or has the global expertise and experience that we do.

Celebrating 20 Years in the Market, we have proven to be a trusted, well established global company providing quality service. We continue to grow our suite of services, satisfied customers and international presence.

Diversified Comprehensive Service Proposition is available to all our valued clients including, Australian taxation, finance, property investment, foreign exchange and migration services to ensure clients have the knowledge and opportunity to maximise their financial potential.

Qualified, Dedicated, Caring Specialists promise to always deliver quality service. Our client centric approach to business and our company values based on integrity, sincerity and honesty have resulted in 70% of business coming from referrals.

Steve Douglas

Executive Chairman

The co-founder and Managing Director 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.

A regular presenter on 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".



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Steve Douglas
Executive Chairman
Helen Avis
Director of Finance
Ravin Chatlani
Director of Taxation
Taki Xaftellis
Director of Information Technology
Bridget Bowman
Senior Finance Executive
Diana Chua
Tax Partner
Helen Wong
Australian Tax Consultant
Hong Kong
Jason Lawrance
Tax Executive
Linda Lawrance
ATS Director, Chartered Accountant, Tax Agent and SMSF Auditor
Mick Outridge
Senior Tax Accountant - Middle East, Africa, UK, Europe, USA
Norbert D'Souza
Migration Consultant
Simon Gold
Director Australasian Taxation Services
Shayanee Indra
Finance Executive
Kuala Lumpur
Debbie Perkins
Finance Executive
United States
Ben Wong
Finance Executive
Hong Kong
Kane Boucat
Aussie Property Consultant
Hong Kong
Jenny Waghorne
Tax Consultant
United Kingdom
Lauren Reardon
Senior Accountant
Matt Heron
General Manager
Martin Vockler
Regional Sales Manager - Aussie Property