Fady Abi Abdallah

National Leader, Indirect Tax

Private Equity | Real Estate & Construction

Employment Taxes | Speciality Taxes | Digital & Technology Advisory


Fady is a Tax Partner with BDO in Sydney and has over 20 years' experience in indirect taxes. He specialises in GST, land tax, stamp duty and payroll tax.

Fady has worked with clients ranging from individuals to large multi-nationals, including banking and finance, distribution, importing, manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing as well as property and construction organisations. He has also gained considerable experience from working on business mergers, acquisitions, sales and IPO’s. 

Fady also specialises in indirect tax dispute resolution, managing indirect tax audits and disputes with both the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and State Revenue Authorities, Australia wide. Over the years, he has advised on a range of insolvency appointments and has gained in-depth knowledge of the tax implications associated.

In developing a high level understanding of his craft, he shares his expertise with clients and colleagues, as a regular presenter at BDO’s Professional Practices Network luncheons, various seminars hosted by the Taxation Institute of Australia and he currently sits on the State Taxes Liaison Committee.


  • GST
  • Payroll tax
  • Stamp duty
  • Land tax
  • ATO and Office of State Revenue audits/disputes
  • Floats, mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructuring of public and private groups


  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transport
  • Property and construction
  • Sport
  • Technology, media and telecommunications
  • Not-for-profit


  • Bachelor of Commerce


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Fellow, Tax Institute of Australia