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Clive Bird

Partner, Tax

03 8635 1800

[email protected]

Services Tax
Industries Retail Manufacturing Private Enterprise and Wealth Investors Property and Construction Energy and Resources Technology

Clive is Head of Tax at ShineWing Australia and leads a team of 7 Tax Partners and 30 staff. He delivers pragmatic, value added solutions to complex tax issues for corporate clients, private business and large complex family groups.

With over 25 years' experience in complex tax consulting to large corporate and complex mid-market clients, Clive has deep expertise in income tax, capital gains tax (CGT), international tax, tax structuring and transfer pricing. He also has extensive experience in managing the tax aspects of large, complex M&A transactions with a focus on detailed tax due diligence and acquisition structuring.

Having worked with clients across a diverse range of sectors including retail, franchising, food and beverage, mining, manufacturing, freight forwarding and logistics, Clive can share examples of innovation and industry best practice with his clients.

Clive advises clients on:

  • Establishing the ideal tax structure
  • Optimising CGT and CGT concessions
  • Managing loans and unpaid distributions
  • Optimising access to franking credits including franking credit refunds
  • Maximising the value and utilisation of tax losses
  • Managing family trust election issues
  • Tax efficient extraction of profits and wealth
  • Structuring international businesses
  • Transfer pricing
  • Fringe Benefit Tax reduction for large fleets

Clive recently published a book titled 'How to Optimise Business Tax - Strategies, Structures, Solutions'. His passion is to develop tax solutions that add long term value.

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