Tahera is a confident tax agent and business advisor with over
20 years of experience.
She has been running her tax practice since 2009. She manages
over five thousand clients from different industries such as
construction, childcare, retail, health, disability, import/export,
finance, bookkeeping and accounts.
She has Diploma of arts from oversea and she received her first
Advance Diploma in accounting in Australia. Tahera has
completed her Bachelor’s in Business and Commerce major in
accounts at University of Western Sydney in 2012.
Tahera is a confident, competent and successful business
woman. She believes achieving success is not hard if you have
commitments, ownership and importance to your position and
respect the organization’s value. Tahera has many achievements
in her career.
However, she is proud to highlight that she was appointed as
women representative on behalf of British High Commission for
Afghanistan government and was a writer for Foreign Policy
Blog in USA.
Tahera is originally from Afghanistan. She started her career
with United Nations, NGO and humanitarian organizations.
She joined Medicine Sans Frontier (MSF) Belgium and Holland
in 1996 as financial controller/ executive assistant and her area
of involvement was refugee camps, and health sectors.
In 2002 she joined UNICEF (United Nations Children
International Emergency Fund) Pakistan and Afghanistan.
With UNICEF Afghanistan, she was appointed as women leader
to run so many empowerment projects for women and
encourage them to startup businesses from scratch by giving
them business plans and supervise them.
She was also the project advisor in the vaccination department
with both UNICEF Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Not too late, Tahera joined Department for International
Development- UK, and been appointed to manage a major
project of Micro-finance and worked very close with ministry of
Finance in Afghanistan.
Her target was to reduce level of poverty across the country –
Tahera moved to Australia and straight after she joined the
office of Fair Trading as customer service officer. She also
worked with Roots Project Australia, Lindsay Taylor Lawyers
and Sargent Security Group as company accountant and office
Tahera had too much to offer and she realized working in one
place is limitation to her skills and capability.
She then established her social platform in 2001 called “Voice
of Afghanistan” blog.
She started writing about her experience and life in Afghanistan.
Not too late after, she was approached by Foreign Policy
Association to write on their social platform for her country and
experience. She happily took the offer and officially was a
writer on their platform too.
Tahera is a real worrier, she wanted to expand herself more into
corporate sector and wanted to expand.
So she established her own private tax firm called “T & R
Accountants Pty Ltd” in 2009.
She made her way through “Corporate world” in private sector.
Tahera is a member of professional Association – IPA (Institute
of Public Accountants), Registered member of Tax Practitioner
board with individual and Master license, governed by
Australian taxation office (ATO) and is also an Australian
Security & Investment Commission (ASIC) registered Agent.
Tahera also is the founder of Afghan Professional Group social
She focusses on all corporate sector of afghan communities and
help them promotes businesses and social networks and
introduce investment opportunities in the afghan communities
through connecting them to Australia trades
Tahera realized women sector is always in demand and
necessity is always a key. So she is helping women in business
and runs lots of empowerment programs through community
sources and offering her services on volunteer basis.
Tahera started to work with the Australian councils and mostly
sponsors all community programs
She is a great supporter and sponsors of peace programs around
Sydney and work closely with IWPG, IPYG, HWPL through all
their peace projects
Tahera has travelled around the world and experienced life
She picked education in different countries to expand herself.
Bachelor of Business and Commerce at University of
Western Sydney in Australia.
Advance Diploma of Accounts in Australia
Career Development training in Australia
Assertiveness development training in London,
Team Leading & Management in Scotland,
Leader management workshop in London,
Tools & Procedures for Effective Development- DFID-
Geographical Information System (GIS), and Program
Manager System in Islamabad.
She is strong, bold, proud and independent afghan women in the
business. She believes her success is not a chance but a choice