Phil Shepherd

Adelaide

Principal - Tax

Tax Consulting

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Professional Background

Phil is a tax specialist working primarily in corporate tax, advising clients on all things tax from the day-to-day matters to large international transactions.
Clients rely on Phil’s significant experience to provide the most up-to-date and professional advice that will help them to achieve the business and personal outcomes they seek while reducing their exposure to risks.
Phil leads the internal tax training of our accounting staff and assists in providing advice and presentations to the Pitchers Partners Critical Point Network, a support network for professional advisors.
Phil is a Fellow of the Tax Institute and a member of the Pitcher Partners Property Division.

Technical expertise

  • Income Tax 
  • Corporate Structures
  • Taxation of Trusts
  • International Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • GST

Industry Experience

  • Property
  • Building an Construction
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Manufacturing
  • Resources

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Master of Taxation
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Fellow of the Tax Institute

Articles Published

When is expenditure on a website tax deductible?

28th April 2017

Phil Shepherd

After a long period when it had no major binding public guidance available, late last year the ATO released a ruling on the deductibility of expen...

Is your foreign incorporated company an Australian tax resident? New ATO draft ruling issued

16th March 2017

Phil Shepherd

Earlier this year I wrote an article entitled ATO reviewing residences of foreign incorporated companies [1]. Since writing that article, the ATO ...

Australian subsidiaries beware: penalties for Tax Act breaches set to increase

8th March 2017

Phil Shepherd

An Australian company will be a SGE where either the annual global income of the taxpayer on its own, or the combined annual global income of the ...

ATO reviewing residences of foreign incorporated companies

13th January 2017

Phil Shepherd

The ATO’s success late last year before the High Court in the case of B/ywater Investments Limited & Ors v FCT; Hua Wang Bank Berhad v FCT/ [201...

What's new for taxpayers and, in particular, small business?

25th August 2016

Phil Shepherd

.... Summary of the key changes affecting FY 2017  The new financial year is well and truly underway and the dust is slowly settling around some...


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