Firm Profile

Kennedy Barnden is a boutique tax and business advisory firm providing a complete range of services to clients extending from the Central Coast to all over the world. We are proud to be associated with some of the most dynamic and successful business people on the Central Coast.

We have a friendly professional team which has the perfect combination of experience, innovation and energy who strive to provide a customised service.

The firm was located in premises in Terrigal for over 20 years before moving to our current Federation style home at Erina Heights in 2005.


Martyn Kennedy FCA

Martyn Kennedy B Bus, FCA, FCPA has more than 20 years of professional experience with more than half of those as a partner on the Central Coast. With a career spanning from rural beginnings to working for a large practice in Sydney and clients ranging from small business to Australian subsidiaries of large multi national corporations.

Martyn has extensive knowledge and experience as a business and taxation advisor with special interests in Medical & Health, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Proprty Development and Aviation industries.

Martyn can assist with strategic business advice, tax planning, business valuations, forensic accounting, international transactions, business sales and acquisition, succession estate planning and superannuation including Self Managed Superannuation audit and wealth creation and succession strategies.

Tammy Barnden CA

Tammy Barnden FCA, SA Fin, has over 15 years professional experience including business services, taxation, SMSF and general accounting.

Working with a range of clients, Tammy aims to deliver a personal service and is committed to providing sound advice.

Tammy has expansive industry knowledge and experience in Manufacturing, Building, Construction and Real Estate.

Tammy has developed a keen interest in small business, Self Managed Superannuation and wealth creation and draws upon her experience in commerce and public practice to deliver a boutique service to clients world wide.

Peter Cross CA

Peter Cross B Man, Master of Applied Taxation, CA has been with the Firm since 2006 and has over 10 years of professional experience.

Peter has a wide range of experience and in-depth knowledge gained from his time working for Treasury in Canberra, in various roles at Kennedy Barnden and completing post graduate studies including a Masters of Applied Taxation and further training in the area of Financial Planning.  These experiences give Peter solid skills to deliver strategic tax and business advice.   

Peter has particular interests in Superannuation, Structuring of Businesses and Investments, Capital Gains Tax and Business Start-Ups

Peter believes strongly in the culture at Kennedy Barnden and our focus on putting the client first. 

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