Scott McGill


Partner - Tax Consulting

Tax Consulting

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Professional Background

Scott has broad experience across all areas of taxation, both from time in the chartered accounting profession and also with the Australian Tax Office.

He is involved in professional and industry groups with a strong focus on the property industry. Scott is also skilled in estate & succession planning and managing complex family issues. 

Scott regularly undertakes speaking engagements with TIA, ICAA and other organisations and has had a number of technical papers published.

Areas of expertise

  • Income and Capital Gains Tax, including business or group restructure and succession issues for optimal outcomes including access to small business concessions where available
  • Specialist commercial and taxation issues in respect of Retirement Villages and Aged Care
  • Sale of business, mergers and acquisitions
  • Goods and Service Tax - complex issues and commercial outcomes
  • Investment, Superannuation, Financial and Estate Planning strategies
  • Property investment, development and structures, including complex mixed developments and interests such as retirement villages

Industry Experience

  • Property
  • Retirement Living and Age Care
  • Building and construction

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) with The Taxation Institute of Australia (TTI)
  • Public Practice Certificate (CA) with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • Active Member of CAANZ - Indirect Tax Committee; Property Council GST Working Group and Retirement Living Council – Tax Committee
  • Past Chair of TTI NSW Professional Development Committee & current Chair of State Council
  • RG 146 Qualified (Financial Services) Licenced to Pitcher Partners Sydney Wealth Management Pty Ltd AFSL 336950
  • Financial Planning Association of Australia (AFP)

Articles Published

Tips and traps of property development

7th September 2017

Scott McGill

With the real estate markets in Sydney and Melbourne experiencing sustained growth in residential property values, almost every owner has experien...

Airbnb - Still plenty of questions

11th January 2017

Scott McGill

This counter-question is usually followed by some uncomfortable shuffling, some mumbles and the sheepish question, “I don’t have to put it in ...

More on negative gearing – political football or hot potato for the ATO?

27th June 2016

Scott McGill

  Politically, one party has made restricting negative gearing on residential property part of its key platform – but new property, shares and ...

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Accounting and Business Advisory

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