About Us

Sutherland Tse and Co Pty Ltd is a ‘trusted lifetime adviser’ to a broad range of business and personal clients.

The firm provides both Australian and international clients with a broad range of tax, accounting and advisory services. Focus is on family business, investment and individual tax planning.

The team at Sutherland Tse and Co is dedicated to providing all clients with a high level of service. The Managing Director, Valentine Tse, has a keen interest in understanding client needs and providing the best possible financial solutions for clients.

Heritage & Values

The firm originally started in 2002, whilst Valentine Tse was working as a tax manager for DW Sutherland and Partners. Under a mutually agreed succession plan, Valentine eventually took over the equity of one of the Partners, Mr Tim Ho.

Valentine took over the practice of RL Jenkins & Co in 2007 with the combined practice operating from three branches in Parramatta, Chatswood & Burwood.

In 2010, Valentine became an authorised representative of Lifespan Financial Planning.

By 2012, the three branches combined and moved to a new larger office in Strathfield and continues to grow in 2016. The team at Strathfield strives to provide exceptional service with the ethos of ‘Tax Care’ and ‘Wealth Help.’

  1. 2001 – Tax Manager at DW Sutherland and Partners, reporting to My Timothy Ho
  2. 2003 – Managing Director, Sutherland Tse and Co, inc purchase of goodwill from Mr Timothy Ho, began practicing independently
  3. 2007 – Absorbed the equity of RL Jenkins & Co
  4. 2010 – Commenced Financial Planning as an Authorised Representative
  5. 2012 – Relocated to new and current office in Strathfield
  6. 2016 – Valentine became an authorised representative of Politis Financial Planning
  7. 2019 – Commenced Bachelor of Laws degree, Distinctions in Legal Research and Writing, Public Law

Achievements

Client Win
Achieved a client win over bad financial planning advice with a Big Bank
Favourable Settlement
Achieved a favourable settlement with the ATO for many years outstanding tax returns
Favourable Ruling
Favourable private tax ruling on international income
Payment Arrangement
Arranging payment arrangements from ATO under a ‘show capacity to pay’ negotiation
Loan
Assisted in a loan granted where the client urgently needed to refinance to reduce interest expenses
Research and Development Grants
Provided urgent assistance in Research and Development Grants
ATO Audit
Countless ATO questionnaire audits negotiations removing the need to escalate to a full ATO audit
Worker Compensation
Handling indirect business matters such as Workers Compensation, Payroll Tax, and Superannuation Guarantee audit matters

About Valentine Tse

Valentine is a Certified Practicing Accountant who has worked in both commercial and public practice environments for the past 22 years.

After graduating from the University of New South Wales, Val joined PwC as one of 40 ‘best and brightest’ of the 1994 audit graduate intake group. He worked in project, analyst and financial controlling roles for 5 years before joining DW Sutherland and Partners in 2003 as Tax Manager. He subsequently became managing director of Sutherland and Tse.

Val has both broad and deep experience in tax planning and financial advisory services for Australian and International clients. He also services clients with Asian and Hong Kong connections through an office based in Hong Kong.

Qualifications

  • CPA (Aust)
  • FCPA (HK)
  • MAppFin (Macq)
  • BCom (UNSW)
  • JP (NSW)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning (IIT Melb)
  • Registered Tax Agent

Valentine Tse
Politis
Tax Practitioners Board