Catherine 'Kit Cat' Maguire

Catherine ‘Kit Cat’ Maguire Principal / Registered Tax Agent / Chartered Accountant / SMSF Specialist

Catherine joined the Tick Tax team in 2016 as the new principal and registered tax agent and comes with an extensive background of over 15 years in the accounting industry, specialising in superannuation.

Catherine graduated as Chartered Accountant in 2005 and has since completed her diploma as a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Specialist Advisor and more recently, a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning. Catherine’s previous roles include an associate director at second tier accounting firm BDO. She has also gained valuable experience working in the United Kingdom for the international firm, AON.

Catherine specialises in:

  • Advice regarding the maintenance and administration of SMSFs including compliance issues
  • Financial and Tax Advice for wealth creation, retirement planning and estate planning
  • Assisting in applying for the Age Pension
  • Strategy tax advice for Businesses - Trusts / Companies / Sole Traders
  • Efficient business administration and tax planning

Catherine’s extensive range of qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (major in Accounting)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Authorised Representative of Centrepoint Alliance
  • Accredited SMSF Professional Advisor (SSA)
  • Member of the Self-Managed Superannuation Professionals Association in Australia
  • Member of the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Committee Member for Women in Super

Catherine is a proud Sydney Swans supporter and a bullseye shot at the Monarto Metallic Shilouette Rifle Club. She also is involved with Roller Derby where she goes by the name ‘Kit Cat Krunch’.  

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Elizabeth Webb Tax Manager

Elizabeth enjoys helping people to grow their businesses and take the pressure off when it comes to financial and taxation issues. Elizabeth loves the Port Adelaide area and brings to Tick Tax over 30 years’ experience (including 20 years Nicol & Associates also of Port Adelaide)

Elizabeth’s expertise covers a broad range of tax and advisory services, specialising in;

  • Tax returns and Financial Statement Preparation
  • Communicating with the ATO on behalf of clients
  • Request for ATO Private Rulings

Elizabeth’s experience covers the tax and accounting needs for;

  • individuals including sole traders
  • partnerships
  • discretionary and unit trusts
  • companies
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

Elizabeth’s formal qualifications include;

  • Chartered Tax Advisor
  • Fellow of Institute of Public Accountants
  • Registered Tax Agent

When not working Elizabeth loves spending time with her family including 4 grandchildren. Elizabeth has a variety of interests including, painting, crafts, gardening (loves succulents) and watching rugby league. Always keen to learn new things Elizabeth learnt how to ride a bicycle just a few years ago and loves it.

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Alex Caporella

Alex Caporella Tax Accountant

Alex joined the Tick Tax team in early 2020 as a Graduate Accountant looking to gain valuable experience with the Accounting profession.

Alex is responsible for supporting the team including;

  • Income Tax preparation for individuals and businesses
  • Telephone enquiries and appointments
  • Liaising with the ATO and Centrelink
  • Data entry
  • Bookkeeping and more

Alex loves all sports, especially his passion for soccer and continues to play competitively in his spare time. He also enjoys music and movies in his spare time and keeping fit.

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Nisha Nair - Tax Accountant

Nisha Nair Tax Accountant

Nisha recently joined Tick Tax as a graduate accountant. She has completed a Masters in Accounting and previously volunteered at the Tax Clinic run by the University.

Nisha Specialises in;

  • Income Tax preparation for individuals and businesses
  • Bookkeeping for small businesses
  • Payroll administration for Single Touch Payroll

Nisha enjoys painting and is a Manchester United fan.

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Lyn Buckby

Lyn Buckby Receptionist / Administrations Officer

Lyn joined Tick Tax in 2015 and is the first friendly face you will see as you enter the office at reception. She has a 30 year background in administration in industries varying from office equipment to manufacturing.

Lyn's role comprises of;

  • Greeting customers at reception
  • Telephone enquiries
  • Appointments
  • Processing of refunds
  • Assisting consultants, and much more!

Lyn’s achievements include representing the state in table tennis from the age of 11 and being crowned Australian Junior Table Tennis champion at the age of 17. Her passions include the Adelaide Crows, Adelaide Thunderbirds and her beloved Chihuahua Maggie.

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Kerri Telford

Kerri Telford Administrations Officer / Bookkeeper

Kerri joined Tick Tax in 2015 as an administration officer with over 14 years’ experience in secretarial and administrative work within accounting and legal firms.

Kerri is responsible for all administrative duties including;

  • Processing monthly and quarterly BAS/IAS
  • Communication with the ATO such as negotiating payment plans
  • Telephone enquiries
  • Appointments
  • Data entry
  • Bookkeeping and more.

Kerri is very family orientated and is kept busy in her spare time with organising her children’s sporting activities, which include cricket and tennis. She also loves reading and cooking.

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Dana Simons

Dana Simons Administrations Officer / Bookkeeper

Dana joined the Tick Tax team at the beginning of 2018 as an Administration officer and bookkeeper. Dana has over 10 years experience in secretarial and administrative work within accounting firms.

Dana is responsible for all administrative duties as well as;

  • Following up Centrelink applications
  • Submitting Departing Australian Superannuation Payment claims
  • Processing monthly and quarterly BAS/IAS
  • Bookkeeping

Dana enjoys catching up with friends and family for a quiet drink and a laugh. In her spare time, she likes to take her two dogs to the park for a play, watching movies and reading.

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