Gary

Gary Poon

Partner, Tax

Melbourne

+61 3 9603 1817

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Gary is a partner in BDO’s Tax team with over 10 years of experience in the tax profession. Gary has gained in-depth experience advising clients on international tax structuring, capital gains tax, restructures, acquisitions and/or divestments, tax effect accounting and general tax planning.

Over the years, he has advised clients that operate across multiple sectors including agribusiness, retail superfunds, financial services providers, private trusts, listed and unlisted corporate groups in the manufacturing, information technology and biotech sectors.

He enjoys advising clients on inbound structuring of investments and restructures for tax-effective divestment of assets, held by both local and foreign shareholders, including politically sensitive shareholders, as well as private agribusiness transactions.

Gary’s strengths lie in his attention to detail and his methodical approach to taxation issues and his strong commercial skills. He is highly regarded by his peers for his strong technical skills.

Services

  • Capital and dividend repatriation
  • Corporate reorganisation
  • Due diligence review for acquisitions
  • Cross border structuring and divestment
  • Tax consolidation
  • Trusts
  • Limited partnerships
  • International taxation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Information Systems, University of Melbourne
  • Master of International Tax, University of Melbourne
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Tax Adviser

Affiliations

  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Member, The Tax Institute