Abi Chellapen, Partner

Abi Chellapen, Partner

Director, Tax

Abi has over 15 years’ experience in providing strategic tax advice in all areas of tax law.

She has strong technical and practical skills advising and assisting clients across a range of industries, but with particular emphasis on funds management and property. Abi’s clients include a number of ASX listed and wholesale property funds, equity funds, corporate entities and large complex private groups.

Abi has been actively involved in submissions to the ATO and the State Revenue Office on numerous land tax, stamp duty and Division 7A issues. She also advises a number of other accounting firms in a specialist capacity on issues affecting their clients.

Abi’s experience includes:

  • Advising Funds on the appropriate structure to achieve optimal tax outcomes for investors including consideration of income tax, withholding tax and AMIT regime.
  • Providing strategic tax advice for foreign multinationals looking to acquire businesses and properties in Australia.
  • Providing income tax, GST and stamp duty advice on M&A transactions.
  • Advising large private groups on various complex tax issues such as Division 7A, section 100A, income distributions, tax loss recoupment and management of tax audits.

Apart from her technical skills, Abi has outstanding client management and communication skills.

Abi is a Partner of SW Audit and a Director of SW Accountants & Advisors Pty Ltd.

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