Stuart Dall


Partner/Executive Director - Tax Advisory

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Professional Background

Stuart practices in corporate and international tax, with a particular focus on matters involving capital management & funding, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investment, profit repatriation, and liaison with tax authorities.
He joined Pitcher Partners Melbourne in 2015 having previously practiced as a corporate tax partner at Big 4 firm in Australia.
Stuart’s clients have included both public and private organisations across a wide range of industry sectors, including financial services, property and infrastructure.  His transaction experience has involved some of the largest matters in corporate Australia, where he has led the delivery of tax services in supporting clients and their other advisors with due diligence, contract negotiation, acquisition structures, funding, commercial and accounting considerations, liaison with  tax authorities, and other post-completion support.

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital management and funding
  • International taxation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax audits & disputes

Industry Experience

  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Funds management
  • Manufacturing
  • Property

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Member of the Tax Institute in Australia
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Monash University
  • Bachelor of Laws - Monash University

Articles Published

Capital Gains Tax: 35 years on and facing the chasm of middle age

17th September 2020

Stuart Dall

It was done at a time when the Hawke-Keating Government canvassed an astonishingly wide range of other tax reform proposals: in his ministerial s...

ATO publishes new guidance on claiming deductions while working from home due to COVID-19

11th May 2020

Stuart Dall

.. What does the new guidance allow? The ATO has published a new “shortcut” method[1] [1] for calculating the deduction available to an indiv...

Australia’s first agricultural REIT debuts on the ASX

21st November 2018

Stuart Dall

The idea behind Real Estate Investment Trusts is simple*:* a REIT pulls together income-producing property assets that would usually be out of rea...

Tax alert: Investment of surplus private company funds into hybrid unit trusts

17th September 2018

Stuart Dall

It is unsurprising that the ruling has been removed, since the ATO had some months earlier added the rider at the header of the edited text that...

Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Changes

1st August 2017

Stuart Dall

.. *Overview* The Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments regime changed as of 1 July 2017. The regime will apply to more properties...

Infrastructure Tax issues – Part IVA and Stapled Security structures

30th May 2017

Stuart Dall

Stuart’s paper challenges the ATO’s recent views on this matter by reference to a line of established judicial principles and evidence which...

Doing business with Japan

11th October 2016

Stuart Dall

The conference is an event jointly hosted by the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee and its sister organisation in Japan. Broadly, it ...

Sting In The Tail For Equity Markets On Corporate Tax Cuts

12th September 2016

Stuart Dall

“Shareholders in companies transitioning to reduced tax rates over the next 10 years could lose their entitlement to franking credits for tax pa...

CGT withholding rules

21st June 2016

Stuart Dall

Broadly, the new provisions will apply to any purchase from 1 July 2016 of real property with a market value exceeding $2m, or a >10% indirect int...

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