Ian has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic tax solutions.

He primarily acts for large, complex private groups and ASX listed entities and is recognised as a leading expert on Division 7A and the taxation of trusts.

Ian has served on the Australian Tax Office (ATO) National Tax Liaison Group and also on the NTLG Trust Sub-Group. He actively participates in consultation processes with the Department of Treasury in relation to new or proposed tax legislation which may affect the Firm's clients. 

Ian's experience includes:

  • Providing strategic tax advice in relation to M&A transactions, including significant domestic and international property transactions

  • Advising on tax implications of corporate restructures

  • Successfully dealing and negotiating with the ATO in relation to technical issues, private ruling requests, management of complex tax audits and reviews of clients' affairs


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