Andrew Porvaznik
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Andrew Porvaznik

I enjoy understanding the people and businesses I work with. I want to become a valuable resource for those people and businesses. Andrew Porvaznik
Taxation Partner

Professional experience

Andrew is a specialist in a variety of indirect taxes with a focus on GST, State Taxes and Customs related taxation matters.

Prior to PKF, Andrew was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for more than 11 years. He has had extensive experience in providing comprehensive tax advice to small to medium enterprises right through to large multinational organisations. He also has strong relationships with senior officers from the Australian Taxation Office and other revenue authorities.

As well as working with a range of different sized businesses, Andrew is an experienced practitioner across a diverse range of industry sectors. He also has experience in establishing business operations in New Zealand, South Africa and Singapore.

His major clients include automotive importers, distributors and dealers, food wholesale and distributors, and consumer electronic companies. He also has a number of clients in the Retirement Village and Aged Care Sectors. In addition, Andrew has recently been working with clients servicing the NDIS and affordable housing sectors.

Andrew’s portfolio is broad and diversified and includes working with a number of start-ups on a range of business, tax and funding issues.
Andrew also sits on the advisory boards of a number of large Private Companies.

Recent examples of work include:

  • Advised clients in preparing for IPOs
  • Managed several ATO Top 500 Assurance Reviews with High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWI)
  • Assisted major aged care developer to save over $5m in GST on the acquisition of greenfield and partially developed sites
  • Assisted major consumer electronic group with significant refunds on cashback arrangements
  • Successfully lobbied Revenue NSW to allow Land Tax concessions for Retirement Villages
  • Managed large business GST Audits on Retirement Village Operators
  • Successfully implemented and managed the GST and Luxury Car Tax impact on Motor Vehicle Dealer incentive and bonus arrangements with major Motor Vehicle Distributors.

Outside of work, Andrew is passionate about a variety of sports, having coached and managed junior cricket and soccer teams over the last 15 years.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Member of CPA Australia

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