Ben Watkinson

Ben Watkinson

Director, Tax

Employment Taxes | Global Expatriate Tax Services


Ben is a Director in Tax with BDO in Sydney. He has more than 18 years’ experience in providing specialist tax advice to both public and private companies as well as government organisations in respect of personal and employment taxes.

With a background working in global accounting firms, Ben brings with him extensive experience in providing tax advice and compliance to clients in all areas of personal income and employment tax as well as actively assisting clients with revenue authorities audit and compliance programs. Ben’s aim is to provide advice that is not only technically accurate but commercial in nature.


  • Tax advisory
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • Payroll tax
  • Workers compensation
  • Superannuation and employer PAYG obligations
  • Payroll consulting
  • Incentive arrangements and employee share schemes
  • Tax risk management
  • Complex negotiations


  • Not-For-Profit and charities
  • Financial Services
  • Government and Public Sector