Presenter Profiles


Michael Doran

TaxEd Director & Technical Panel

Michael Doran

Michael has over 20+ years in the tax training and consulting arena, with extensive experience advising in the Government and Not-for-profit sectors, and brings the benefit of this experience to his appointment as a Director of TaxEd. Michael is also a Director of Australia’s leading tax training business, TaxBanter and independent tax consulting firm, Webb Martin Consulting.

Michael specialises in a variety of Indirect Taxes including GST and Employment Taxes such as FBT and Payroll Tax. Michael also has significant experience in matters such as entitlement to ACNC registration and securing tax exemptions and concessions (ITEC, PBI, DGR etc).

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Peter Perich

Director
PPM Tax & Legal

Peter Perich
We are pleased to announce that TaxEd has a special guest speaker, Peter Perich, a Director of PPM Tax & Legal. Peter is one of Australia’s leading Fuel Tax advisors with 15 years’ experience providing indirect taxation advice for a range of customers around Australia. Prior to joining PPM, Peter worked at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte specialising in the areas of customs and excise.  Peter is also the co-creator and Product Manager of the Teletrac Navman FTC Manager software for automating FTC claims.
 
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 transportation, mining & resources, construction and local government sectors. Peter’s main focus is on obtaining retrospective FTC refunds for his clients and helping them to implement new systems to ensure that FTC claims are maximised on an ongoing basis. In this regard, Peter has been successful in securing many millions of dollars’ worth of FTC refunds from the Australian Taxation Office on behalf of his clients.
 

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Rob Power

TaxEd Director & Technical Panel

Rob Power

Rob has over 20 years tax experience, including 6 years within the ATO in various audit (including FBT audit) and advising divisions. Rob has accumulated a high level of technical knowledge across a broad range of tax issues including income and employment taxes, tax, CGT, superannuation and FBT.

Rob provides advice to accountants, corporates and not-for-profits on a variety of income tax, CGT, superannuation and FBT issues. Rob also plays an active part in undertaking independent FBT reviews for employers as well as reviewing salary sacrifice policies of not-for-profit entities so as to ensure compliance with legislative and internal policy in regards to the FBT caps available to certain income tax-exempt employers.

Further, and as a result of the ever increasing compliance activities of the ATO, Rob has been actively involved in assisting taxpayers subject to ATO reviews.

Finally, Rob has presented FBT/salary sacrifice sessions at various public conferences events as well as for entities as part of their in-house training requirements.

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