Alistair Marshall

With over 30 years of experience, Alistair Marshall is the principal of Professional Services Business Development in Sydney. With a corporate business development background and responsibility for budgets in excess of A$100m, Alistair helps you attract new clients and win more business. 

How to Generate RevenueHow To Generate More Revenue 

Clint Harding

Clint Harding leads the taxation practice at Arnold Bloch Leibler in Sydney focusing on corporate and international tax. Corporate Tax Adviser of the Year for 2018, Clint is a regular author and presenter as well as committee member at The Tax Institute and Law Council of Australia.

Australia’s Tax Residency Rules are BrokenInvesting in Overseas SharesExpand Overseas 

 

Melissa Donnelly

Melissa Donnelly is the face and head of Affinity Communications. A marketing expert by trade, she is a communications and content strategist with more than 25 years of experience..

Why Should I Engage With YouMarketing Strategy and ExecutionConverting Conversations into Clients – Content Marketing – Content and How to Deliver ItMarketing HacksHow To Design a Website  

Nick Sinclair

Nick Sinclair is the chairman of TOA Global, one of the fastest growing accounting outsourcing companies worldwide. Nick is a popular conference speaker and has featured in many interviews.

Insights of an Offshoring Provider  – How To Run an Offshore Team 

Aaron Walters

Aaron Walters is a Hearing Officer for Trade Marks at IP Australia, appointed in November 2017. Before commencing as a Hearing Officer, Aaron spent 5 years working as a Trade Marks Examiner and Coach for trainee examiners. Aaron’s background in law and career at IP Australia has seen him acquire a detailed understanding of trade mark matters relating to examination and disputes.

Trademarks 

Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie is a commercial lawyer and director of Velocity Legal. The lease contract is often the biggest financial and legal commitment for a business, so a large part of Scott’s focus is on guiding business owners through commercial lease negotiations.

Commercial Tenancies Code

Chris Hooper

Chris Hooper is the CEO of Accodex, a progressive network of accountants. A popular public speaker at Pecha Kucha, AIESEC, TEDx, GoldenKey and XeroCon, Chris has won the Achievement Award in the Young Business Leaders Program for 2013 and was ranked one of the top 30 Managers under 30 in 2015, going on to win state manager of the year.

Accounting AutomationApp LandscapeAccounting Futurist 

Adrian Bailey

Adrian Bailey is a Principal of Cleary Hoare in Sydney and Perth. A Chartered Tax Adviser with a Master of Taxation, Adrian has worked in various committees and working groups of The Tax Institute and Board of Taxation. Adrian particularly enjoys optimising a client’s structure for business, estate and succession planning purposes.

New Basic Conditions When Selling Shares or UnitsSmall Business CGT ConcessionsCGT Rollovers When Restructuring

Tim Hoopmann

Tim Hoopmann is the principal of Spinn Business Solutions in Sydney. With a passion for helping small business use technology as a key enabler to increase productivity and decrease costs, he advises small business on business planning, cloud technology, sales, marketing and operations management. Tim is also a volunteer speaker for beyondblue.

Process AutomationEngagement LettersPayment Gateways – Mental Health 

Scott Treatt

Scott Treatt is a partner at Pitcher Partners in Sydney. A tax specialist advising corporate groups and SME clients since 1997, Scott is a key advisor on major domestic and international restructures and transactions as well as tax issues within financial models and provisions. 

Debt or Equity  

 

Cameron Lynch

Cameron Lynch is the founder of the Etani Business Platform.  A Chartered Accountant by trade and experienced in analytics, big data and cloud implementation, Cameron is passionate about helping SMEs to harness the power of live data and Business Intelligence (BI) through a facilitated implementation of Microsoft Power BI. 

Business Intelligence 

Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is Chair of the Tax Practitioners Board, appointed in January 2013. Ian was a tax partner with KPMG in Melbourne for 21 years, as well as a senior lecturer at Swinburne University in Melbourne. Ian is a registered tax agent with over 40 years of experience and a Fellow of CPA Australia and CA ANZ. 

Register as a Tax PractitionerTax Practitioners BoardCode of Professional ConductCPE 

Ian McLean

Ian McLean established Bush AgriBusiness in 2009, advising family owned cattle stations in Queensland and the Northern Territory. A Chartered Agriculturist with an MBA and based in Toowoomba, Ian is the co-author of the Australian Beef Report.

Opportunity Cost of Saving Tax 

 

Paul Goldin

Paul Goldin is a solicitor and principal of Vectigal Legal in Melbourne with expertise in trust and international tax issues. With a global perspective, Paul assists private enterprise and high net worth clients as well as registered tax agents, accountants and financial advisors with complicated tax issues.

Trust 101 Part ITrust 101 Part II  

Amy Holdsworth & Ian Walker

Amy Holdsworth and Ian Walker run Clarity Street, a cloud integrator for accountants. Their aim is to make accounting practices more effective and profitable. While Amy comes from the practice management side, Ian is a CPA and both are Xero Certified Advisors.  

Core Apps for AccountantsPeripheral Apps for AccountantsAccounting Expo Tours 

Andrew Fricot

Andrew Fricot is the founder and director of Payroll Tax Solutions. Previously a key spokesperson and advisor around NSW payroll tax for Revenue NSW, Andrew has over 15 years experience working in the field of payroll tax and other state taxes, grants and rebates. 

COVID-19 Payroll Tax Relief 

John Saunders

As part of the The Pittwater PartnershipJohn Saunders provides financial and specialist advice around residential care options from retirement villages over home care to residential aged care. John is a certified Financial Planner and fellow of FINSIA.

Aged Living – Financing Aged Living – Age PensionSpecial Disability TrustsRetirement Villages 

Peter Adams

Peter Adams is the principal of Augmentors in Sydney and a captivating public speaker. Having held senior tax positions with KPMG, PWC, BNP-Paribas and Chase Manhattan, Peter regularly talks at professional association events about current tax issues.

Div 7a LoansDiv 7a PaymentsDiv 7a Debt ForgivenessDiv 7A ConceptDiv 7A Fixes  

Bradley Beer

Bradley Beer is a qualified Quantity Surveyor and the CEO of BMT Tax Depreciation. Having joined BMT in 1998, Bradley became a Director in 2002, Managing Director in 2012 and CEO in 2015. Bradley is a highly sought after speaker at national property events and conferences and a regular guest host on Sky News Real Estate ‘Your Property Empire’

Property Depreciation

 

Christine Ecob

Christine Ecob is an intellectual property and technology lawyer at Johnson Winter & Slattery (JWS) advising and representing clients in complex intellectual property issues and disputes. Some disputes for multinational corporations have taken Christine all the way to the Federal Court and High Court of Australia.

Electronic Signatures