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Corey is a Principal in the Tax Services division at RSM in Perth.

Corey has 18 years' experience at both a national and international level in providing taxation advice and specialist tax consulting services. Corey has gained experience in a diverse range of industries, focusing particularly on: mining and resources, property and construction, energy and utilities, informational technology and financial services.

Corey commenced his career as a graduate accountant with RSM’s Restructuring & Recovery division in 1999 before joining Tax Services in 2002. He rejoined RSM in 2010 after three years in a tax consulting role at another accounting practice. 

"I am motivated by helping clients sleep comfortably knowing their transaction tax risks have been minimised".

Corey is a massive cricket fan, for him, nothing beats the tension of a 5 Day Test Match draw. He also enjoys craft beer and has tried over 1,000 unique craft beers both locally and internationally.

Solutions Corey provides

Corey’s experience includes advising public companies (listed and unlisted), large private enterprises and high net worth individuals. He has expertise in preparing tax returns for large companies and providing taxation consulting services to private and public sector organisations in the following areas:

  • tax consultantincome tax
  • capital gains tax and rollovers
  • tax consolidation
  • thin capitalisation
  • fringe benefits tax
  • international structuring
  • corporate restructures
  • goods and services tax
  • private company division 7A exposures
  • employment taxes (payroll tax and superannuation guarantee)
  • research and development

Significant projects

Major projects and advice Corey has been involved in include:

  • implementation of payroll tax and superannuation guarantee systems for major financial service providers
  • tax consolidation advice and implementation for a dual-listed Gold producer
  • employee share plan advice for listed public companies
  • outbound international structuring advice with respect to investments into Mongolia
  • tax due diligence and advice in respect of an acquisition of an interest in an offshore oil exploration joint venture

Professional associations

  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Chartered tax advisor, Institute of Taxation


  • Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Business Law (Curtin University)
  • Masters of Taxation (University of New South Wales)


  • Finalist, 2018 SME Tax Adviser of the Year (The Tax Institute)

How junior explorers can use tax incentives to boost cash reserves

8 April 2021
There is no question that despite the past year’s wild COVID-19 ride, Australia’s junior mining explorers have flourished in a market hungry for new mineral discoveries. Increased attention in the junior space has been driven by rising gold prices due to COVID-19 uncertainty, as well as an increase in the iron price as China’s manufacturin...

Donations really do pay dividends

13 October 2017
You may think that rarely does a financial advisor suggest to clients to give away some of their hard earned wealth as a donation. The good news is there are real financial rewards and benefits in doing so, not to mention the feel-good factor and social benefits which arise. Many people may decide to leave a portion of their wealth ...

A look at the 2015/16 Budget - which measures were enacted?

4 May 2016
A number of announcements from the 2015/16 Budget remain unenacted, with many of these announced measures yet to be introduced into Parliament as bills.  The link below lists the taxation measures that: have been passed and have become law; have been introduced into Parliament; and are yet to be introduced into Parliament. Whils...

Tax Reform – Improving the Building Blocks

29 January 2016
Nothing in this world can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and calls for tax reform. When elected in 2013, the Coalition Government promised to deliver a White Paper on tax reform during its first term, which it would use as a tax policy platform to take to the 2016 election. This followed the Henry Tax Review delivered by the Labor Gove...

Proposed changes to the taxation of employee share schemes

23 January 2015
Following the release of its Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda in October 2014, the Federal Government has now released exposure draft legislation proposing changes to the income tax treatment of employee share schemes (ESS). The changes are intended to apply from 1 July 2015. Whilst some changes are aimed specifically at encouragin...

Employee Share Schemes Tax Update

24 November 2015, 5:30 - 7:00pm
From 1 July 2015 the taxation of Employee Share Schemes has changed yet again, introducing concessions for start-up companies and reversing some of the contentious 2009 rule changes. Corey Beat, Principal in the Tax Services division, will be running an update on the recent changes and determining whether the ESS rules have indeed gone “Back t...