Andrew Sommer is the National Practice Group Leader for our Taxation group and is an experienced tax lawyers who advises on a wide variety of indirect tax matters including GST, income tax, fringe benefits tax, land tax and pay roll tax.
Andrew has extensive experience in the GST aspects of financing structures (including securitisations), major projects, property transactions and the whole range of commercial transactions and is experience in the conduct and management of disputes with revenue authorities and litigation at all levels, including proceeding before the High Court. Andrew has also been responsible for various submissions lodged with the Australian Taxation Office and Commonwealth Treasury on behalf of clients and industry groups.
Andrew regularly presents on GST and indirect tax issues at tax specialist conferences. Andrew is a member of the Australian Taxation Office’s indirect Tax Rulings Panel and a member of the ATO’s GST Stewardship Group.