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Amber is a Partner specialising in tax regulator engagement and preventing, managing and resolving tax disputes from early stages through to litigation.

Amber also has extensive technical expertise in the specialist areas of employment taxes, payroll tax, superannuation guarantee, remuneration and workforce tax issues and also R&D Tax Incentive matters.

Amber has advised and represented a broad range of clients from public sector entities, ASX listed groups, university/tertiary education institutions and schools, privately held groups, high net wealth individuals/family offices, Australian subsidiaries and employers.  Amber has more than 20 years’ experience in tax and litigation.

Amber’s particular professional experience includes:

Tax disputes:

  • early pre-dispute management (questionnaires, RFIs, notices, risk review);
  • reviews and audits;
  • tax litigation in tribunals and courts;
  • tax dispute resolution;
  • tax or multi-agency investigations;
  • ATO (and state revenue) powers including raids/access and notices;
  • tax corporate governance for tax managers and boards; and
  • tax regulator engagement including private and public rulings, guidance, comfort, voluntary disclosures

Specialist taxes:

  • employment taxes including payroll tax (all jurisdictions), PAYG, FBT, STP;
  • genuine redundancy, ETP and taxation on end of employment;
  • early retirement schemes and class rulings;
  • superannuation guarantee;
  • tax and superannuation payroll reviews and remediations;
  • Commonwealth, state and local government superannuation schemes; and
  • Research and Development Tax Incentive (AusIndustry and ATO).

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