Phil Shepherd

Adelaide

Principal

Tax Consulting

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Professional Background

Phil is a tax specialist working primarily in corporate and international tax for the SME market. Advising clients on a variety of tax issues, his skills and expertise include mergers & acquisitions, group structuring, property deals and cross-border transactions. He has worked across industries including property, building and construction, not-for-profit, manufacturing and resources.

Phil runs regular training sessions for the internal accounting staff of Pitcher Partners Adelaide and delivers presentations to the Tax Institute, the Adelaide property sector and 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 Institute of Chartered accountants.

Technical expertise

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

Industry Experience

  • Property

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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