Mathew is a Partner in our Tax and Revenue team and the heads up the Family Business and Private Wealth Practice. He advises a range of local, national and international clients on state and federal taxes. His broad expertise includes corporate restructures, finance transactions, international tax, fuel tax, stamp duty, payroll tax disputes, wine equalisation tax (WET) and GST.
Mathew thrives on getting results for clients by resolving disputes or structuring transactions in the most tax-effective manner. He has helped clients object to significantly increased Land Tax Assessments issued by RevenueSA for major rural projects in South Australia and also achieved a favourable settlement for a rural co-operative in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) in relation to tax concessions.Send a Message
In the resources sector, Mathew helped a large international conglomerate obtain a favourable stamp duty assessment and another large overseas company obtain a highly favourable income tax ruling and significant refunds of GST, in relation to an Australian mining joint venture. Mathew also advised on a High Court appeal in relation to stamp duty payable on disposal of a partnership interest which re-considered 30 years of partnership taxation rules.
Clients trust Mathew’s meticulous and commercially-based approach and commitment to their matter. No matter how complex or difficult the issue, he is dedicated to getting the best possible result for each and every client.
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