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Geoffrey Wood FTMA  

Founder and Managing Director

Accountant/ Speaker/ Published Author/ Property Guru

Geoff has helped many people to a state of wealth through his advice and mentoring of their financial affairs especially in regard to investment property. As the head of an accounting practice with over five thousand clients Geoff is highly sought after for his wisdom, knowledge and inspiration.

Following graduation as a chartered accountant Geoff has spent his accounting career specialising primarily in taxation matters. Today he heads a firm named “Freedom Taxation NSW” situated in Penrith NSW. His reputation as an accountant is widespread throughout Australia and many of his clientele live in other states. He is sought after as a speaker in regard to the taxation benefits and traps associated with investment property. Some years ago his firm was the recipient of three small business awards for outstanding service. He was also the president of St Marys Chamber of Commerce.

He has always been heavily involved with charities and has been a director of two different charities, president of both Apex and Rotary Clubs, Chairman of the District Boy Scouts and Founding President of the Nepean Family History Group. He was also honoured to be one of two representatives to be chosen by the City of Penrith to meet members of the Royal Family.

A former water ski champion he has also raised money for charity by winning a swimming marathon at Sydney Olympic pool, swimming twenty kilometres nonstop.

Samantha Wood AIPA

Managing Director

Samantha is a registered Tax Agent and is an Associate of the Institute of Accountants.

She has had considerable experience in all areas of Income Tax and as a Taxation Counsellor has developed a large group of loyal clientele within the firm.

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Jodie Russell-Smith AIPA

Manager

Jodie is an Associate of the Association of Taxation and Associate of the Institute of Accountants.

She has had considerable experience in all areas of Income Tax and as a Taxation Counsellor has developed a large group of loyal clientele within the firm.

Stephen Hill 

Manager

Stephen has had considerable experience in all areas of Income Tax.

He has had considerable experience in all areas of Income Tax and as a Taxation Counsellor has developed a large group of loyal clientele within the firm.

Prior to concentrating on Taxation, Stephen has had experience as an Accountant in Administration, Quality Assurance Manager, Accounting Trainer, Overseas Manager in the Travel Industry, and a member of the International Accounting Committee.

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Ruby Searant B. Comm

Accountant

Ruby has completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in accounting at Macquarie University.

Phearin Ban  B. Business  ADFS 

Office Manager

Phearin has completed a Bachelor of Business and Advanced Diploma of Financial Services.

He has experience in all areas of Income Tax and is steadily building a loyal group of clientele within the firm.

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Michelle Macdonald 

Public Relations Manager

Michelle has had experience in banking, purchasing, retail and administration.

Previously she had experience in banking, retail, administration, purchasing, merchandising and graphic design.

Laura Stuart M. Comm, B. Comm, MIPA

Accountant

Master of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants. She has 15 years’ experience in management accountancy and is a registered tax agent.

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