About Us

HPL Group is a registered/accredited specialist Indirect Tax practice, dealing predominantly with the “Fuel Tax Credit Scheme”, the “Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme” (now closed) and other earlier schemes covering Diesel/Petrol/Biodiesel Fuel rebate issues.

The Principal, Harry Lamerton, Accountant, has spent more than 38 years working with Taxation issues, including several years with the Australian Taxation Office.

Together with Harry Lamerton, our Professional National Consultant, Odette Yen, B.Bus (Fin), from our Camden Office and Katie Gilbert from our Mudgee Office, bring many years of experience in fields such as Taxation Consultancy, Auditing, Manufacturing, Wholesaling, Transport, Project Management, Finance and Business Administration.

The practice was established in 1987 and now boasts over 1000 clients Australia-wide in public and private companies, Government Authorities, and small businesses.

The Principal and all Professional Consulting Staff are members of recognised professional accounting associations.

As is required by Professional Associations and Public Practice requirements, the Practice is covered by substantial Professional Indemnity Insurance.

The Practice is also registered under the new ATO requirements.

Other experience includes:

  • Indirect Taxes manager, Coopers & Lybrand Sydney (now Price Waterhouse Coopers)
  • Indirect Taxes manager, Deloittes Sydney
  • Our firm has reciprocal working relationships with other Indirect Tax Consulting firms.

Other Indirect Tax disciplines include:

  • Research and Development incentives
  • Payroll Tax
  • Export Grants
  • GST