Tax & Revenue

Tax & Revenue

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Providing tax and revenue law advice that is commercially viable is paramount to us and our clients.

Cowell Clarke's Tax & Revenue team assists clients with practical solutions that optimise outcomes under 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, corporates and high net-worth individuals.

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 favourable tax outcomes in restructuring, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as in dealing with regulatory authorities in reviews, audit negotiations and dispute resolution.

Our regional, 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

Peter Slegers, Josh Pascale and Daniel Marateo have co-authored the following publications:

  • the SMSF Income Stream Guide (now in its 3rd edition) published by The Tax Institute; and

  • the Australian Agribusiness Advisers’ Guide (Agri-Guide) published by Cowell Clarke.

The SMSF Income Stream Guide is widely regarded as the most comprehensive text for professionals dealing with the establishment, maintenance and succession planning associated with SMSF pensions in Australia. Click here to order an electronic copy.

The Agri-Guide is the definitive text for accountants and other professional advisers acting for clients in the Agribusiness sector.  For further information the regarding the Agri-Guide, and to order a copy, click here.

Coming Soon… Australian Agribusiness Advisers’ Guide Edition 2

Cowell Clarke Tax AcademyTM

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 AcademyTM. 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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