Maggie Batenburg

Director - Tax

KPMG in New Zealand

Maggie is a Tax Director and leads the tax team at our KPMG Christchurch office. Maggie has more than 20 years of experience in providing tax advisory services on domestic and international tax issues, having dealt with a range of entities from large corporates, through to SME's, trusts, high wealth individuals and their associated structures. Maggie has worked across a variety of sectors and tax regimes. She is passionate about getting alongside her clients and gaining a detailed understanding of the commercial objectives so that she can use her knowledge and experience to deliver pragmatic, commercially driven solutions that ultimately helps her clients succeed.  

Maggie is also an experienced presenter, having delivered numerous webinars, client seminars and internal training sessions as well as presenting on trans-Tasman tax issues at international tax conferences.

Prior to joining KPMG Christchurch she held a variety of specialist taxation consulting positions in Auckland and Christchurch, including a number of years advising other accounting and law firms.

  • Master's Degree, Master of Taxation Studies (first class honours) - University of Auckland

  • Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Commercial Law) - University of Auckland

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting - University of Auckland

  • Corporate tax advisory and compliance - income tax, indirect and withholding taxes

  • Property, land development and construction sectors

  • Corporate, trust and limited partnership structuring

  • Cross-border issues including residency, double tax agreements, trusts and in-bound/out-bound expansion

  • Inland Revenue disputes