Nicholas is a Director/Partner of PKF and works in the Sydney Business Advisory Services team where he has extensive taxation, commercial and valuation experience across a range of industries.
Nicholas' background includes extensive experience in advising high net worth individuals in relation to their remuneration packages, tax strategies, investment structuring, estate and retirement planning.
Nicholas has worked with a number of foreign companies establishing subsidiaries in Australia and advised on all financial aspects of establishing the business. He has also advised venture capital backed companies in a range of industries as they deal with the issues associated with rapid growth.
Nicholas is a specialist in advising on and applying for Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentives on behalf of companies. The tax offset (cash refund) element of the program has been vital to his clients in having the cash flow to continue growing.
In addition, he has assisted business owners in a range of industries to maximise the after-tax benefits of selling their business by:
- Readying the business for sale
- Compiling a due diligence file for potential purchasers
- Advising on the deal structure
- Minimising the tax consequences of the sale
Professional Memberships and Qualifications
- Associate and Chartered Tax Adviser of the Taxation Institute of Australia
- Registered Tax Agent