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Tax advisory services that are both legally compliant and commercially viable are paramount to our clients.

Cowell Clarke's Tax & Revenue team assists clients with practical and innovative solutions that allow compliance with Australia's complex and constantly changing taxation regimes. We provide specialist, outcome orientated tax advisory services across a wide range of areas including direct and indirect taxes for businesses and corporates.

Our team works closely with independent and in-house accounting teams to navigate and support our clients through the intricacies of Australia’s tax and revenue law environment. We have significant experience in obtaining optimal tax outcomes in restructuring, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as in dealing with regulatory authorities in reviews, audit negotiations and dispute resolution.

Our national and international clients appreciate our sophisticated and broad-ranging experience, coupled with our drive to provide outstanding levels of service.


  • Income tax and capital gains tax

  • Goods and services tax

  • Superannuation taxes

  • State taxes including stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax across all Australian states and territories

  • Corporate tax structuring, tax agreements and other matters including issues arising in mergers and acquisitions and other ownership change transactions

  • Succession planning, estate planning and asset protection

  • Negotiation, audit and dispute resolution with taxation authorities

For a copy of the Tax & Revenue Group’s global capability statement please click on the PDF link below. You may also be interested in "Expanding Business into Australia - A Tax Perspective" an ongoing newsletter series which the Group have authored and can be found by clicking here.

Peter Slegers, Josh Pascale and Daniel Marateo recently co-authored the third edition of the SMSF Income Stream Guide published by The Tax Institute, widely regarded as the definitive guide for persons dealing with SMSF pensions in Australia. This edition explores the latest tax and legal developments related to the establishment, maintenance and succession planning associated with such pensions. Click here to order an electronic copy.

Cowell Clarke Tax Academy©

In light of the growth in the size and capability of Cowell Clarke’s Tax and Revenue practice group in recent years, the firm has introduced the Cowell Clarke Tax Academy©. The Tax Academy promotes the assembly of a highly trained, specialised and efficient Tax and Revenue team. The Tax Academy recruits undergraduate law students of the highest calibre and provides them with holistic training with a view to the undergraduate ultimately becoming a commercial solicitor with a high degree of tax and revenue law specialisation.

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Available Now… Australian Agribusiness Advisers’ Guide

Co-authored by Cowell Clarke’s Peter SlegersJoshua Pascale and Daniel Marateo, the Agri-Guide traverses, amongst other things, the challenging issues associated with optimal business structuring for the agribusiness sector, agribusiness acquisitions and sales, business succession, navigating the tax maze (including optimising the use of tax concessions) as well as addressing the ever-changing issues relating to inter-generational succession planning.

The Agri-Guide is the definitive textbook for accountants and other professional advisers acting for clients in the agribusiness sector.

To order your copy of the Agri-Guide, please visit our online Shop.

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