Ali Suleyman


Partner - Tax Advisory

Tax Advisory

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Professional Background

Corporate clients and Trusts know they are in safe hands when they work with Ali as a Partner in the Tax Advisory division of Pitcher Partners, who specialises in providing expert advice in the areas of corporate taxation and the taxation of trusts.

As a qualified taxation and business professional, Ali brings to his clients an in-depth understanding of commerce and business in the industry group in which they operate, ensuring they meet their tax obligations as required by regulation and law, in the most effective and efficient manner.

Recent experience includes advice on business structures, income tax consolidation, company liquidations, employee incentives and research and development tax concessions. Ali has advised on a broad range of tax issues to a large number of clients across a range of industries.

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)/ Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Monash University)
  • Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia

Articles Published

Superannuation guarantee amnesty concessions ending soon

13th August 2020

Ali Suleyman

.. Why it is important to take advantage of the amnesty The Hon Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financia...

Superannuation guarantee amnesty

5th August 2020

Ali Suleyman

*UPDATE:* The Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill 2019 received royal assent on Friday 6 March 2020. Employers have le...

Payroll tax: what to know before lodging your annual reconciliation

22nd July 2020

Ali Suleyman

Annual reconciliations are usually due on either 21 or 28 July 2020 for most states and territories. However, due to disruption from COVID-19, ext...

Payroll tax relief to support businesses in Victoria

16th April 2020

Ali Suleyman

*/Return to the COVID-19 news and updates hub/* [1] As part of its $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package (Survival Package), the Victorian Gove...

Christmas gifts and events can add up to a Fringe Benefits Tax hangover

16th December 2019

Ali Suleyman

The two examples below illustrate the importance for businesses to understand the FBT implications prior to providing benefits to employees. .. E...

Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty

15th October 2019

Ali Suleyman

This is because the Federal Government has proposed an amnesty for employers who haven’t always complied with their superannuation guarantee (SG...

The tax risks of engaging contractors – focus on Super Guarantee & PAYG

3rd October 2019

Ali Suleyman

.. Read 'The tax risks of engaging contractors – focus on payroll tax & WorkCover'. [1] Business owners and operators need to understand thei...

The tax risks of engaging contractors – focus on payroll tax & WorkCover

9th September 2019

Ali Suleyman

A robust contractor management system or on-boarding process could go a long way in mitigating the various risks that can arise when engaging cont...

Increased scrutiny on employment, payroll and taxation arrangements for small and middle-market businesses

26th June 2019

Ali Suleyman

The re-election of the Morrison Government may reduce policy uncertainty for small to middle market businesses, but it would be a mistake to think...

Fringe Benefits Tax - Beware the Christmas Grinch!

5th December 2018

Ali Suleyman

At this time of year, additional benefits are typically provided to employees and clients in the form of entertainment and gifts. The FBT implicat...

Are work vehicles exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax?

24th October 2018

Ali Suleyman

It is common for many businesses to provide motor vehicles to employees to perform their employment duties. In order to stay competitive and attra...

ATO to investigate R&D Tax Incentive claims

11th April 2018

Ali Suleyman

The ATO will be conducting these reviews in conjunction with AusIndustry. .. Taxpayer alerts Taxpayer Alert TA 2017/4 outlines the ATO’s concer...

ATO seeking to pre-empt incorrect R&D claims

7th February 2018

Ali Suleyman

.. Overview In February 2017, the ATO issued a series of Taxpayer Alerts outlining concerns identified in a review of R&D claims.  More recently...

Victorian payroll tax regional employers’ concession

29th August 2017

Ali Suleyman

Whilst we initially forwarded a bulletin [1] in late June this year, we wanted to remind everyone of this opportunity.  Quite simply, to qualify ...

Regional Victorian employers now eligible for 25% cuts in payroll tax

30th June 2017

Ali Suleyman

Commencing 1 July 2017, employers who pay at least 85% of their Victorian wages to employees working mainly in regional areas, will be eligible fo...

Reminder – Research & Development (R&D) applications due 30 April 2017

7th April 2017

Ali Suleyman

If so, your company may be eligible for either a 40% non-refundable tax offset or a 45% refundable tax offset on qualifying R&D expenditure. If yo...

Single Touch Payroll Reporting Requirements: What employers need to know

19th December 2016

Ali Suleyman

From 1 July 2018, substantial employers will be required to comply with Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) requirements. These changes essenti...

To group or not to group: the payroll tax discretion

23rd November 2016

Ali Suleyman

Under the payroll tax grouping provisions, any beneficiary (including any general beneficiary) is deemed to control a discretionary trust. This is...

Generous South Australian payroll tax incentives

23rd November 2016

Ali Suleyman

The Grant is available for South Australian employers that are liable for payroll tax in South Australia, and have total Australian wages of less ...

Changes to the value of fringe benefits used for means testing

23rd November 2016

Ali Suleyman

Whilst nothing changes in terms of what is reported on the RFBA, it is how this number is used to means test that is changing. Employees who rece...

Proposed Research and Development rate reduction

8th September 2016

Ali Suleyman

The Government has reintroduced an R&D tax offset rate cut which was first announced as part of the 2014-15 Budget on 13 May 2014. The Budget Savi...

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