Kelvin is a tax lawyer at Sladen Legal.
As a tax lawyer, Kelvin primarily advises individuals, small businesses, and family groups with their income tax and GST affairs including on tax residency, restructures, including the application of the small business CGT concessions, Division 7A, and consolidation. His earlier experience in both Big 4 and highly reputable mid-tier accounting firms means Kelvin understands these issues from both a legal and an accounting perspective.
Kelvin also advises on the tax implications of property developers of all sizes including residential subdivisions to large green acre developments. In this space, Kelvin advises on the revenue or capital taxing implications for property developments as well as instructing valuers in conducting a property valuation.
Kelvin’s earlier experience from working in accounting firms extends to advising large corporates, multinational entities and large funds such as managed investment trusts or attribution managed investment trusts.
In addition to advisory and transactional matters, Kelvin specialises in helping taxpayers who have tax disputes with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). In managing tax disputes, Kelvin, along with the team at Sladen Legal, work closely with the taxpayer to manage the stress of an ATO dispute and to ensure that the taxpayer achieves the best financial outcome.
Kelvin was admitted as a lawyer in 2013 and has completed a Master of Laws from The University of Melbourne specialising in tax and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in finance) degrees from Monash University.
Kelvin’s principal areas of practice include:
Tax implications for property developers
Company and international taxation
Capital gains tax and accessing the small business CGT concessions
Tax residency issues
Mergers and acquisitions and tax consolidations
Attribution Managed Investment Trusts and Managed Investment Trusts
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For any international clients, Kelvin is based in Melbourne, has a Chinese background and is fluent in Cantonese.