Richard McGill

Richard McGill

Partner, PwC New Zealand

As a Partner in PwC's Tax team based in Christchurch, Richard helps South Island business in all aspects of tax. He also has extensive experience in international tax/ transfer pricing and is responsible for PwC's transfer pricing services for business located south of Auckland. 

Richard's experience in New Zealand as well as the United States places him in a unique position of being able to help business with all tax and regulatory matters connected with operating cross border. This includes:

  • outbound planning/structuring for NZ owned business
  • inbound planning/structuring for foreign owned business operating in New Zealand
  • understanding, planning for and meeting on-going tax compliance obligations in NZ AND overseas (having clients with operations in Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland)
  • transfer pricing planning, documentation and compliance
  • tax investigation/dispute resolution assistance. 

His experience covers all industries and business sizes from fast growing New Zealand exporters through to large publicly traded multinational organisations. 

Working with New Zealand exporters, Richard is passionate about promoting the interests of the sector and is a member of the South Island advisory panel for Export NZ. Richard also enjoys lecturing at the University of Canterbury on international tax and transfer pricing topics. 

Outside of work you will usually find Richard enjoying the great outdoors. He's also actively involved in the local community as a council member for the Christchurch School of Music. 

Contact details

Tel: +64 21 440 336


Area of interest

  • Individual & corporate tax
  • International tax
  • Transfer pricing
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