Michael Hawkins
Manager - Perth

Michael Hawkins is a tax specialist at RSM in Perth. He has over 10 years of experience in the tax and accounting industry and is a trusted corporate tax advisor. 

Prior to joining RSM Michael worked for a business advisory firm for 6 years where he started as a fresh University graduate and worked his way up to Manager.

He was exposed to various types of work and he quickly realised that tax was his calling. Michael has worked with a number of different industries and has a special interest in resources.

"My motivation stems from the respect and trust earned from my clients through providing them with either complex tax advice or innovative solutions. I am someone who strives to improve each day and won't rest till my work commitments are under control."

In his spare time, Michael is a competitive PC gamer, ranked in the highest echelon of players in a host of different video games.

He is extremely passionate about AFL footy (go West Coast!), cricket, and table tennis.

His personal claim to fame is being the best ping pong player in the RSM Perth office.


  • Income tax
  • Capital gains tax
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • Goods and services tax
  • Tax consolidation
  • Tax Services in Perth


  • Michael has provided taxation advice to an ASX-listed, WA-based mineral sands mining project developer, ultimately leading the company to receive project finance from a joint venture partner.
  • Michael has worked with all types of resource companies, whether it be at the junior explorer end of the market, all the way up to a company with multiple mines in production that is within the ASX top 200. Not only does he provide these clients with timely taxation advice, but I take a genuine interest in their specific mining projects and business objectives.


  • Charted Accountants of Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)


  • Bachelor of Commerce