Our Team

The Diligent Group is a team of accountants, business advisers and qualified tax agents specialised in tailored service solutions for small business.


Samson J Patrick | FTMA

Sam’s professional memberships are varied to suit a cross-section of Small Business needs:

  • Member- Institute of Public Accountants with Public Practising Certificate
  • Fellow – Association of Taxation & Management Accountants
  • Former Councillor – NSW Business Chamber

Sam is an active member of the Ryde/Gladesville business community. He has represented the SME sector via his written articles as well SME Advocacy at both State & Federal levels.

On a personal level, Sam is very proud father to daughter Catherine. He is a movie buff and likes to listen to jazz n blues and other musical genres.

Contact Sam for a tailored approach to growing your small business.




registered tax agent

Terry Elfes | Registered Tax Agent

Terry Elfes has been a Registered Tax Agent for over 25 years and he is a wealth of knowledge in business and company tax, individual taxation, GST, capital gains tax and State Taxes.

Terry has assisted clients not only in meeting their tax obligations and deadlines but also in advising them on tax planning and tax saving matters.

Terry comes from a hard working family and when he is not practicing his dance moves, he is putting pen to paper writing his own movie script.

Terry is an organised and dedicated professional who will help develop your small business growth.

Contact Terry for any matters relating to your small business tax.