Michael Hine

Partner in Charge, Tax, Tasmania

KPMG Australia

Michael is the Partner in Charge of the Tasmanian tax practice of KPMG, having joined the partnership in 1999.

Michael has had in excess of 27 years of experience, providing taxation related advice to a large range of clients in both the private and public sector on income tax, capital gains tax, goods and services tax and fringe benefits tax.

Michael was a member of the Commissioner of Taxation’s Division 7A task group.

With the advent of Cloud Accounting, Michael has led KPMG’s cloud accounting and business process outsourcing approach, which allows him to combine his technology, small business accounting, taxation and practical commercial advice to a diverse client base.

Michael’s relevant experience includes:

  • development of tax effective structures
  • provision of taxation advice to a wide range of sectors, both to the firm’s clients and on a referral basis covering income tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax and payroll tax
  • management of Australian Taxation Office and State Revenue Office audits and investigations on behalf of clients
  • transition of clients to both Cloud Accounting platforms and to Business Process Outsourced platforms
  • strong commercial advice through a variety of business acquisitions, disposals and restructures.

Areas of expertise

Enterprise Middle Market Tax

Education and qualifications

  • Master of Taxation, University of New South Wales

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Tasmania

  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants

  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia


  • Xero certified consultant

  • AFSL representative licensee – Self Managed Superannuation Funds

Professional involvement

  • Member, CPA Australia.

Connect with me

  • Launceston, AU

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