MGI Sydney - Our People - Gil Levy
Prior to joining MGI Sydney in 2002, Gil spent over 35 years practicing exclusively in the taxation area.
Six years at the Australian Taxation Office was followed by 19 years as a manager and partner in the national firm of Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF), and 11 years heading up the Private Client Services team with the tax division of the Sydney office of Arthur Andersen.
Gils focus has primarily been on providing taxation advice and assistance to medium sized private and family owned businesses.
specializes in mergers, initial public offering, sales and acquisitions within this market segment.
As a founding member of the NSW Chapter of Family Business Australia
, an organisation that provides education and a forum for family businesses to share their experiences, Gil
has gained valuable insight into the management and structure of family business.
Gil was the president of the Taxation Institute of Australia (TIA) for the 2003-04 year and is currently the President of the Asia Oceania Tax Consultants Association as a body representing tax professionals throughout Asia.
has written and presented a number of papers on tax issues as they affect medium sized business for the TIA
and other professional bodies.
In turn Gil
has written numerous articles and chapters for commercial publications such as The Australian Weekly Tax Column
, BRW Weekly, The Sydney Morning Herald Money Section, Personal Investor Magazine
, Halsburys Laws of Australia, and has lectured in Tax for the Securities Institute of Australia