Brown Wright Stein has an impressive team of tax specialists, a number of whom hold Masters degrees in taxation law. Six members of our taxation team are Chartered Tax Advisers and our tax partner Geoff Stein is accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales as a tax specialist.

We act on behalf of a wide range of clients from listed public companies, to small and medium-sized enterprises and high net worth individuals. Our tax lawyers also work closely with leading accounting firms and other law firms to provide expert advice on Federal and State taxation law. In addition to advisory work, we have substantial experience with assisting clients to resolve audit activity, taxation disputes with revenue authorities and preparing private ruling applications.

We combine a strategic and practical approach when advising clients, ensuring our legal advice fits within the context of their wider business as well as their personal needs.

our tax team are specialists in:

  • Tax advice

  • Tax audits

  • Transactional advice

  • Estate planning

  • Objections and appeals

  • Position papers

  • Superannuation - including Self Managed Superannuation (SMSF)

  • Payroll tax

  • Negotiation with ATO prosecutors

  • Taxation disputes - including ATO & Revenue NSW investigations and audits

  • Business succession

  • Duties

  • Fringe benefits tax (FBT)

  • Goods & services tax (GST)

  • Income & capital gains tax (including Division 7A)

  • International tax

  • Land tax

  • Mergers & acquisitions - including structuring and restructuring

  • Partnerships & Trusts

  • Charities & not-for-profits

Our tax specialist lawyers publish Tax Training Notes monthly. Our Tax Training Notes provide updates on regulatory and legal changes. 


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