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 tax trusts issues.

Ian has served on the Australian Tax Office (ATO) National Tax Liaison Group and is also currently a member of the National Tax Liaison 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:

  • Successfully dealing and negotiating with the ATO in relation to technical issues, management of complex tax audits and reviews of clients' affairs
  • Providing strategic tax advice in relation to M&A transactions
  • Delivering income tax advisory solutions
  • Structuring of investment and divestment of large property transactions (both domestic and international) up to $1.5b in value 

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