A highly sought-after taxation expert, Simon is the trusted taxation advisor to many iconic South Australian organisations.

Simon joined Bentleys SA in March 2019 as an accomplished tax specialist who has presented numerous technical papers for the Tax Institute. Simon was nominated for the Tax Institute Corporate Tax Advisor of the Year awards in 2017, making it into the final four nominees. Simon also received the national award for Taxation of Trusts as part of the UNSW Master of Taxation program.

Simon pools his experience from 14 years of working in the KPMG Corporate Tax team, five years at Bentleys Canberra and three years with the Australian Tax Office.

Simon provides specialist taxation advice to foreign companies looking to establish wholly-owned subsidiaries in Australia and has extensive experience with mining industry tax issues. Simon provides advice on compliance requirements, eligible R&D expenditure, debt/equity structuring, thin capitalisation, transfer pricing, tax effective repatriation of profits, withholding tax, foreign exchange rules and executive tax planning.

Simon is an active participant in the SA tax community and a regular presenter for the Taxation Institute and other relevant bodies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Master of Taxation (UNSW)
  • Chartered Tax Advisor (Taxation Institute of Australia)

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