Ross McKinley

Partner - Tax

KPMG in New Zealand

Ross is a Tax Partner at our Auckland tax practice and has more than 34 years’ experience in taxation. He combines his technical expertise and strong client relationship skills to ensure clients consistently receive tax advice of the highest quality.

Ross has considerable experience in advising large New Zealand property, forestry and importing/manufacturing companies on a range of tax issues. He has also been involved in several due diligence and acquisition engagements.

Being highly regarded in the property sector, Ross acts for most of New Zealand’s largest listed property vehicles, advising them on all aspects of their tax affairs. He also advises a number of unlisted property funds.

Ross is also KPMG’s National Ethics and Independence Partner and was the National Managing Partner for the tax division from 2015 to March 2021.

  • Building and Construction
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Forestry
  • Tax