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.
Memberships & Qualifications
- Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)/ Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Monash University)
- Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia
16th April 2020
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As part of its $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package (Survival Package), the
13th March 2020
*UPDATE:* The Treasury Laws Amendment (Recovering Unpaid Superannuation) Bill
2019 received royal assent on Friday 6 March 2020. Employers have le...
16th December 2019
The two examples below illustrate the importance for businesses to understand
the FBT implications prior to providing benefits to employees.
15th October 2019
This is because the Federal Government has proposed an amnesty for employers
who haven’t always complied with their superannuation guarantee (SG...
3rd October 2019
.. Read 'The tax risks of engaging contractors – focus on payroll tax &
Business owners and operators need to understand thei...
9th September 2019
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...
26th June 2019
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...
5th December 2018
At this time of year, additional benefits are typically provided to employees
and clients in the form of entertainment and gifts. The FBT implicat...
24th October 2018
It is common for many businesses to provide motor vehicles to employees to
perform their employment duties. In order to stay competitive and attra...
11th April 2018
The ATO will be conducting these reviews in conjunction with AusIndustry.
.. Taxpayer alerts
Taxpayer Alert TA 2017/4 outlines the ATO’s concer...
7th February 2018
In February 2017, the ATO issued a series of Taxpayer Alerts outlining
concerns identified in a review of R&D claims. More recently...
29th August 2017
Whilst we initially forwarded a bulletin  in late June this year, we
wanted to remind everyone of this opportunity. Quite simply, to qualify ...
30th June 2017
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...
7th April 2017
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...
19th December 2016
From 1 July 2018, substantial employers will be required to comply with
Single Touch Payroll Reporting (STPR) requirements. These changes essenti...
23rd November 2016
Under the payroll tax grouping provisions, any beneficiary (including any
general beneficiary) is deemed to control a discretionary trust. This is...
23rd November 2016
The Grant is available for South Australian employers that are liable for
payroll tax in South Australia, and have total Australian wages of less ...
23rd November 2016
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...
8th September 2016
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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