RSM Australia

Tony Fulton
Partner - Melbourne


Office : Melbourne
Service : Tax services
Sector :
Biography

Tony is a Director in the Tax Services division in Melbourne. He has over 25 years of corporate tax experience. Tony specialises in providing corporate and international tax services to ASX listed and multi-national companies. He has extensive advisory experience working with companies across different industries, coupled with senior financial management experience in complex ASX listed companies. Tony is uniquely placed to guide companies through periods of change and ensure financial rigour for high growth businesses.

Prior to joining RSM, Tony held senior management roles with BHP Billiton, Elders and AWE Limited and was formerly a partner of PwC, specialising in corporate and international tax services.

Tony is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.

solutions tony provides

Tony has a broad range of tax skills and provides specialist tax advice in:

  • Strategic tax support for acquisitions and divestments to achieve optimal outcomes from transactions, including tax and financial due diligence, structuring, execution and post-deal integration.
  • Assisting companies in the management of tax audits and disputes, and negotiating positive outcomes with local and global tax authorities.
  • International tax and transfer pricing including responding to the new BEPs laws.
  • Implementing tax governance processes to ensure effective tax risk management.
  • Providing outsourced solutions for tax compliance, locally and globally.
  • Transforming finance and tax functions to deliver high performance financial and tax management.

Associations

  • Chartered Accountants, Australia & NZ
  • Tax Institute
  • Financial Executives Institute of Australia

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Melbourne Business School)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Monash University)
Publications

What’s on the tax agenda post-election?

5 June 2019
The recent Federal Election saw the Coalition led by Scott Morrison returned to government.  While this means that Labor’s controversial tax policies have been put on ice, it’s time to revisit the government’s tax agenda and what this means for you.  Labor’s tax policy agenda will likely be shelved following the unexpected elec...

Labor's proposed changes to franking credits

21 March 2019
With a Federal election looming, now is the time to consider the impact of a Labor government and its proposed tax policies on Australian taxpayers. For corporate entities, a key tax change will be Labor’s proposed roll back of refundable imputation credits which was introduced by the Howard government.  While the impact of Labor’s f...

Labor's proposed changes to franking credits

21 March 2019
With a Federal election looming, now is the time to consider the impact of a Labor government and its proposed tax policies on Australian taxpayers. ...

Bridging the governance gap

28 November 2018
Having worked with companies to implement tax governance frameworks for over 15 years, I’m seeing the first signs that tax governance is truly going mainstream. For a number of years, the ATO has been driving a greater focus on governance by large companies and demanding that tax is aired in the boardroom. In recent times, the ATO has been see...