Alexis is a partner in the Tax Consulting division at Pitcher Partners with over 19 years experience providing taxation advice to a large number of corporate clients.
Alexis leads the Pitcher Partners’ national association’s Tax Technical division and is heavily involved in consultations with the Australian Taxation Office and the Federal Treasury.
He has been a member of the Board of Taxation Advisory Panel, which has reviewed and provided advice to the Government on the new Managed Investment Trust Regime, the Collective Investment Vehicle Regime, the review of the Trust Provisions, the Tax Consolidation Regime review (including the Rights to Future Income interim review) and more recently the review of Division 7A.
Alexis joined Pitcher Partners in 2010 having been a partner in a Big Four accounting practice. In his previous role, Alexis specialised in corporate taxation issues, focusing on finance
and investment and tax consolidation. Alexis is a frequent speaker on corporate taxation topics.
- Managed funds and banking
- Property and construction
- Water and energy
- Government Owned and Exempt Entities
Memberships & Qualifications
- Bachelor of Business (Accounting) (RMIT University)
- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
- Affiliate of the Taxation Institute of Australia
- Member of and former Chair of the Tax Technical Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA)
- Australian Taxation Office Liaison Groups - member of: - National Tax Liaison Group (NTLG) Main Group - NTLG Consolidations Sub Group - NTLG Finance and Investment Sub Group - NTLG Taxation of Financial Arrangements Sub Group - NTLG Division 7A Sub Group
- Board of Taxation - member of: - MIT Review - Collective Investment Vehicles Review - Tax Consolidation Review - Division 7A Review,
21st September 2017
.. It is therefore critical for MITs who have not yet elected into the regime
to consider this as a priority and act now!
.... Why should I act...
14th September 2017
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corporate vehicle for collective investment. Whether the new regime will ...
26th June 2017
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12th September 2016
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15th June 2016
.... A. Why is an extension of time required?
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be one where the inve...
31st May 2016
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trusts, companies, partnerships, individuals, CGT, finance issues,
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20th April 2016
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15th March 2016
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4th March 2016
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16th February 2016
.... A. Release of legislation for Small Business Entity restructure
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