Phil Barlow

Tax Director, B.Bus, FCA
  • Tax Risk Management
  • IRD Audits
  • Domestic, International, and Non-Profit Tax Advice

Phone: +64 9 448 3233
Mobile: +64 21 223 8000

Phil Barlow joined Hayes Knight in 2007 as Director of our Tax Team coming from Ernst & Young. Having specialised in tax for more than 20 years, Phil has considerable expertise in tax effective structuring, tax risk management, assisting with IRD audits, domestic and international tax advice and tax due diligence.

Throughout his career, Phil has worked with many clients across a broad spectrum of industries; ranging from small to medium size businesses through to large multinational companies. Phil has also assisted the key stakeholders in these businesses with their own personal tax obligations.

Phil co-manages the day to day operations of Knowledge Shop Limited and regularly presents on topical tax issues for the Knowledge Shop, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ) and other Auckland based Chartered Accountancy firms.

Within CAANZ, Phil is Chair of the Auckland Branch Operational Tax Liaison Group. Phil is also the Auckland representative on the National Tax Liaison Committee.

Phil is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and was awarded his Fellowship for his services to the profession in 2019 by the Chartered Accountants Institute of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).



Phil’s Latest Articles


Paying IRD by cheque – The screws are tightened

For some time Inland Revenue and other Government organisations have been pondering changing how their customers can make payment.  Specifically, whether you will be able to make payment using a cheque.  There has been some reluctance for Government departments to be...

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Residential Rental Loss Ring-Fencing

Not only have residential investors been hit with the extended 5-year bright-line test, the new loss ring-fencing rules will mean many residential rental property owners may struggle to cashflow the costs of owning their rental property. Legislation was passed in...

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