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.
- Income Tax
- Corporate Structures
- Taxation of Trusts
- International Tax
- Capital Gains Tax
Memberships & Qualifications
- Master of Taxation
- Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Fellow of the Tax Institute
27th June 2019
While there are existing aggregation rules that aim to ensure owners of land
pay equivalent Land Tax rates on the total value of land held, the St...
7th November 2018
As a result of these amendments, from 1 January 2019 businesses with annual
taxable wages of:
* up to $1.5 million will not be liable for Payrol...
22nd October 2018
With SA's unemployment rate rising to 5.7 per cent in July, Pitcher Partners
Tax Consulting Principal, Phil Shepherd, said payroll tax was one of ...
28th April 2017
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...
16th March 2017
Earlier this year I wrote an article entitled ATO reviewing residences of
foreign incorporated companies . Since writing that article, the ATO ...
8th March 2017
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 ...
13th January 2017
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...
25th August 2016
.... 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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