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Michael Gilmour

Principal
Tax Consulting

Prior to joining LDB in 2023, Michael spent several years assisting large clients in managing tax risks across key areas including acquisitions, expansion, and business divestiture. During this time, he devoted considerable effort to aiding other tax agents who sought his expertise on complex issues, establishing a reputation for adeptly handling more left field challenges.

Michael’s passion lies in ensuring that clients are not only compliant with tax laws but also strategically positioned to minimise their tax liabilities. This drive sees him working closely with clients to optimise their tax positions and fuel business growth, while also building up their tax decision-making capabilities over time. Michael is dedicated to demystifying tax complexities, empowering clients through knowledge sharing, and explaining LDB’s recommendations with clarity.

With specialised expertise in navigating employer obligations, Michael also offers strategic advice on the superannuation guarantee and fringe benefits tax (FBT). He adeptly guides clients through compliance challenges and strategies to leverage these obligations for employee benefit optimisation and tax efficiency.

Holding a Bachelor of Economics and Commerce, Michael is also a qualified Chartered Accountant. His academic background and professional accreditation underscore his deep understanding of economics, commerce, and the intricacies of tax law, equipping him to provide expert advice across a broad spectrum of tax-related matters.

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