Michael Hay


Partner/Executive Director - Tax Advisory and Head of Estate Planning

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Professional Background

Michael is committed to providing his private business and high net worth clients with the best possible advice to assist them in minimising their tax exposure. He makes it his mission to be across all tax issues that affect their industries and sectors and has a strong reputation for advocating on their behalf with policy and decision makers and influencers.

Clients rely on Michael's significant experience to provide the most up-to-date and professional advice that will assist achieve the business and personal outcomes they seek while reducing their exposure to risks

Michael is also head of the firm's Estate Planning Service.

Industry Experience

  • Legal
  • Legal services
  • Manufacturing
  • Not for profit
  • Property
  • Retail
  • Transport and Logistics

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Monash University)
  • Fellow, CPA Australia
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Member, Board of Taxation's Expert Advisory Panel
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)

Articles Published

Tax planning for medical practices

5th July 2018

Michael Hay

These changes have the potential to alter strategic decision making and tax planning for those in the medical sector. Of particular note are the ...

Beyond the Horizon... what will your legacy be?

28th March 2018

Michael Hay

Now is the time to take the opportunity and consider: What will be the impact on your business, your broader family and individual members if you ...

New depreciation rules for investors in residential property - do they apply to you?

5th October 2017

Michael Hay

On 7 September 2017, the government released its Housing Tax Integrity Bill into Parliament to give effect to its Budget announcement regarding in...

The impact of the budget proposals on negative gearing

10th July 2017

Michael Hay

.. What was the announcement? The Budget (on 9 May 2017) stated that plant and equipment depreciation deductions will be limited from 1 July 2017...

Private Ancillary Fund and Public Ancillary Fund Guideline Amendments 2016

18th May 2016

Michael Hay

We have briefly outlined below the amendments made to the Guidelines. .. Reporting requirements The Guidelines have been amended to reflect the i...

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Tax Consulting

Tax Consulting

A key business strategy for any organisation is to manage their tax obligation at the same...

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Tax Advice and Compliance

Tax Advice and Compliance

Tax affects every individual, public, private and multinational company, each with their o...

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Business Structuring

Business Structuring

The business structure should balance between your short and long term objectives, success...

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning

The preparation and maintenance of an Estate Plan is an effective way of ensuring that a p...

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