Director, PPM Tax & Legal Pty Ltd
JD BBus(Man) GradCertIntlCustLaw&Admin
Peter joined PPM Tax & Legal in mid 2012, bringing with him 9 years’ experience in providing indirect taxation advice for “Big 4” Accounting Firms. Prior to joining PPM, Peter worked at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte specialising primarily in the areas of customs and excise.
Peter’s professional background is predominantly legal, having completed a Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Business Management with a major in International Business and a Graduate Certificate in International Customs and Administration Law.
In Peter’s previous work experience, he has assisted a range of clients across a variety of industry sectors but with a particular focus on businesses in the mining and resources sector. Peter’s main focus is on reducing operational business costs and, where possible, obtaining refunds from taxation authorities on behalf of his clients. In this regard, Peter has been successful in securing millions of dollars worth of fuel tax credit and customs duty refunds from the Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Customs & Border Protection Service. Peter’s core areas of expertise are:
• Customs & Excise Duties;
• Fuel Tax Credits;
• Enhanced Project By-law Scheme;
• Tariff Concessions;
• Free Trade Agreements; and
• Portable Long Service Leave Levies.
When not at work, Peter spends most of his time helping his wife to care for his identical twin daughters who were born in March 2012. He is also a keen sports fan, being a long-time member and season ticket holder of the Brisbane Lions Football Club and he plays soccer on a weekly basis.