Stephen is a Principal at Pitcher Partners Adelaide. He is a highly qualified tax professional with over 15 years of industry and technical experience.
His skills and expertise include advising on group structuring, capital management, employee incentives, research and development, profit repatriation and matters of governance.
Stephen advises across the spectrum of Australian and cross- border tax structuring matters, consulting to South Australian operated businesses, with a focus on commercial and practical tax planning and business structuring advice.
Stephen has been involved with a number of significant corporate transactions involving the purchase and sale of companies, including undertaking in-depth due diligence procedures and reporting to the client in regard to the findings.
The range of clients Stephen has assisted range from high-profile listed businesses and financial institutions, through numerous well- known Adelaide-owned private enterprises, to government entities and not-for-profits.
Stephen prides himself on delivering commercial, clear advice, and carefully evaluating the range of risks inherent in a transaction.
Areas of Expertise
- Business and Asset Sale and Purchase (including Due Diligence)
- Taxation of Trusts
- International Tax
- Capital Gains Tax
- Employee share schemes
- Tax governance (including liaison with tax authorities)