Tony has over 25 years’ experience in the indirect tax field. Most of his work is in the area of GST, payroll tax and Fuel Tax Credits. For several years, Tony sat on the Western Australian State Revenue Liaison Committee as part of his role as Chairman of the Taxation Committee at the WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He continues to have an interest in Federal/State tax relationships with involvement on committees at the Tax Institute and CCI WA.
Solutions Tony provides
Tony has extensive experience in all aspects of indirect tax. Tony’s expertise includes the following:
Tony has been involved in GST since 1999 and was the CPA spokesperson on GST implementation in Western Australia. Tony is passionate about tax matters and continues to be involved in various organisations. He is a sessional lecturer in post-graduate tax at Curtin University. Tony also presents regularly at state and national tax conferences.
Operating in the GST field since 1999, consulting to a range of government and private clients, has given Tony a wealth of experience in identifying GST issues, an awareness of the legislation (including its history), an appreciation of the approach of the ATO and a focus on responding to client requirements.
A majority of GST advice is one-off and situation specific, so it is a matter of:
- correctly identifying the parties to the transaction
- identifying the correct GST issue
- determining the GST options
- identifying the key issues
- weighing up the potential impact
- locating resources required to address the issue and
- communicating this to the client.
Fuel tax credits
The changes to Fuel Tax Credits have provided opportunities for most businesses. Refunds can be available for up to four years. Over the years, Tony has been involved in obtaining Fuel Tax Credits for businesses large and small, and has assisted in successful litigation on the credits.
For more than twenty years, Tony has provided advice and assistance in the area of Payroll Tax. He has presented on numerous occasions on the subject at national and state tax conferences and is considered one of Perth’s most experienced practitioners.
- Chartered tax advisor, The Tax Institute
- Graduate member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
- Bachelor of Business, ECU