Mark is a specialist taxation lawyer and a Chartered Accountant. His background has provided him with a combination of legal and accounting skills and experience, which enables him to provide high level technical advice, whilst appropriately dealing with practical and commercial considerations. He has experience in income tax, capital gains tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax, payroll tax and land tax.
Mark acts for high wealth individuals, for private groups and for listed company groups across sectors including engineering, investment funds, information technology and property. He has a number of clients in the retirement and senior living field and is a recognised expert on taxation issues in that industry. He also advises on taxation matters for the non-profit sector, including private ancillary funds.
Mark assists with all legal matters involving taxation law, including making applications for private, class or product rulings from the Australian Tax Office (ATO). He assists with tax audits and with related settlement negotiations with the ATO and State revenue authorities. He also provides tax advice on restructures, mergers and acquisitions, and on debt and equity fundraisings.
Mark is a member of the advisory panel to the Board of Taxation where he provides input into the board’s projects, as requested.
Mark regularly conducts training and presentations on specialist taxation matters for accounting and legal firms as well as for professional and industry bodies.