Tax Advisory

Some tax matters are more complex, and require a higher level of specialist expertise. Our Tax Advisory division has in-depth knowledge of tax laws, legislation and interpretations, and can cut through the complexity to deliver good, practical advice for your business.

Who we help

Our Tax Advisory division has experience in providing tax consulting services to all types and sizes of businesses, including:

  • SMEs
  • Family businesses
  • Large corporate taxpayers


Our Tax Advisory division is also trusted by many other professional service firms (especially accounting and law firms) who consult us on any specialist advice needed by their clients.

What our Tax Advisory clients say

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Tim has provided us with advice in relation to business restructures and business sale transactions. He has always provided high quality, value adding tax advice.

Nathan McGrath | Principal Accountant | Outside the Square Accounting

Our approach

Every situation is unique, however, during our initial meetings we will work to understand the underlying facts and objectives of the transaction. There are usually many different ways of entering into a transaction, and structuring it correctly can result in tax savings of thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands.

Our Tax Advisory experts can propose potential ways of legally minimising your tax obligations.

Throughout the process we provide you with clear explanations so that you fully understand the advice that is being provided.

We can also provide assistance with the hands-on implementation of our advice. This may involve working with other professional services advisors, such as law firms to assist in drafting appropriate agreements, or valuers to obtain business valuations as required.

What we do

  • Income tax
  • Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and CGT concessions
  • Division 7A compliance
  • Taxation advice relation to Trusts and distribution strategy
  • GST consequences of particular transactions
  • Payroll tax
  • International tax planning
  • Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) compliance and advice
  • Sale and purchase transactions and due diligence
  • Navigating Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and State Revenue Office (SRO) audits
  • Tax planning generally
  • Tax consolidation
  • International transactions
  • Business structuring advice
  • White label tax advice for accounting and law firms
  • Complex tax compliance
  • GST, Stamp Duty and Indirect Tax advice and compliance
  • Tax in mergers and acquisitions
  • Advice in the case of a business dispute
  • Tax due diligence reviews
  • Asset sale reviews
  • Revenue and capital loss reviews
  • Tax risk management and governance
  • Start-up assistance including initial advice, entity setup and registrations
  • Government grants and incentives including ESIC, EMDG
  • Entity windups, including working with liquidators to achieve the best outcome for shareholders
  • International tax including inbound and outbound investments
  • Structuring the ownership of a business, including restructuring, CGT rollovers, scrip for scrip rollovers and share buybacks
  • Small business CGT concessions
  • Asset protection (including separating business operations from investment assets, insurance, directors’ guarantees)

You can count on us during the twists and turns of your business journey

Why choose us

  • Our Tax Advisory division is led by Tim Olynyk who has approximately 30 years of experience in providing tax advisory services to SMEs, family businesses and other professional service firms
  • Tim has a legal background, meaning he can handle complex transactions and interpret the legislation to provide practical and accurate advice to clients
  • Our Tax Advisory division is good at translating the complex into easy-to-understand, actionable steps
  • All members of our Tax Advisory team have a high level of technical and specialist knowledge


We pride ourselves on being very transparent and providing value for money. In almost all cases we quote the work in advance so that there are no hidden surprises.

We regularly provide advice to accounting firms in the areas of restructure transactions and the application of small business CGT concessions. We either give advice to the accounting firm, or work directly with their client to provide practical advice and help with the implementation of that advice.

Get in touch

Our Tax Advisory team is ready to help your business succeed. Contact us and we’ll be happy to have a conversation about your situation and all the ways we can help.

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