Peter Slegers is a partner and team leader of Cowell Clarke’s Tax & Revenue and Agribusiness practice groups. Advising both individuals and businesses, he is technically astute and perceptive, understanding the complete picture before delivering strategic, commercial tax advice to his clients.
Peter is a tax specialist with a wealth of experience in income tax (as it impacts on business and high net worth clients), capital gains tax, goods and services tax, state taxes including stamp duty and payroll tax, superannuation law, private and public trusts and succession planning. He is often involved with complex commercial transactions and restructures, as well as supporting clients in the event of a review or audit by the Australian Taxation Office. Peter works across a range of industries including restructuring agribusiness and primary production operations, to achieve the desired commercial and succession planning objectives of their owners. Peter also has considerable experience in the specialist medical and health industries. He also acts as a board adviser to a number of private company boards of directors.
Peter joined Cowell Clarke in 2009, as a partner. He has over 20 years’ experience in private practice and is a sought after presenter on topical tax and superannuation issues by The Tax Institute and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Peter has authored numerous articles published in Taxation in Australia and CCH Tax Week. He is a member of The Tax Institute's State Council and the Property Council of Australia’s Taxation Committee. Peter has also recently co-authored the Tax Institute SMSF Income Stream Guide.