Galina Bell
Tax Principal

Galina Bell is a Tax Principal based at the Auckland office of RSM. Galina specialises in providing specialist tax advice to both national and international clients throughout the RSM network.

When Galina joined RSM New Zealand in 2009, she brought with her a number of years taxation experience across a wide variety of clients.  Galina works with New Zealand subsidiaries of large multinational companies, successful New Zealand businesses who had established themselves internationally and highly successful executives who represented their companies in New Zealand.  This includes looking after regulatory and compliance risks associated with growth and required liaison with the Inland Revenue Department, New Zealand Customs Services, New Zealand Companies Office and assistance with audits and rulings. Galina is also passionate about assisting start up businesses whose owners are young, ambitious and talented to deliver unique products with huge international potential.  She is committed to assisting them reach their global ambitions, and the opportunities that this creates for our country.

Galina enjoys the challenge of providing specialist tax advice in the dynamic environment of the global emerging markets and keeping up with the latest tax and legislative developments affecting businesses, especially those that have international interests.  Her understanding of these rules, combined with her ability to provide commercially practical advice, is what her clients value the most.

Additionally, Galina is also a popular presenter in her area of expertise and enjoys delivering training to our staff, at client seminars and at international taxation forums through the RSM network.

Galina has a Bachelor of Commerce, and a Master of Tax with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland and became a Chartered Accountant in 2010.  She is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), a professional association of Chartered Accountants.

With a vast experience and expertise in the tax field, Galina is ideally placed to assist with any new or existing client with the tools necessary to be legislatively compliant in all business transactions

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognise them”

~ Ann Landers

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