Peter has been in the Legal, Tax and Financial Services fields since 1991, when he started his career. He consults Internationally and to Companies and Attorneys, Accountants and Auditors in Botswana.
Before leaving South Africa for Botswana in 2008, Peter consulted to Accountants and Auditors in KZN.
Peter has now expanded his practice and often consults to international firms.
Assignments include transfer pricing investigations for a London Based group of companies, an Australian Mining company with regard to mining licensing and tax issues, French holding company restructuring concerns, withholding tax refunds for an international concern based in Midrand, Major Tax dispute in respect of long term contracts in Botswana for a Swedish electricity infrastructure contractor, tax dispute resolutions and tax problem solving for Botswana clients.
Upon arrival in Botswana in the year 2008, Peter was appointed Tax Partner at BDO in Gaborone, where he oversaw the Tax Department and attended to all issues pertaining to Income Tax, VAT, Transfer Duty, and associated taxes and levies such as the Training levy.
o Tax Consulting in all the Taxes, Directs and Indirect
o Company Law Matters
o International Tax Planning: Tax-efficient Cross Border Structures and Transactions
o Strategic Tax Planning: Structuring Acquisitions, Disposals and Corporate restructuring.
o Expatriate Tax compliance and structuring
o Transfer Pricing advice
o Tax Investigations
o Dispute Resolution and Litigation
o International Trusts
o Controlled Foreign Companies legislation
o Offshore Dividends
o Withholding Taxes
o Double Tax Agreements
o Interpretation of International Tax Agreements
o Research on International Case law
o VAT Opinions
B Iuris 1994; B. Proc 2002; LL. B 2004; LL.M (Tax) 2006, Advanced Diploma in Estate and Financial Planning 2003, University of South Africa; University of Port Elizabeth; SA Institute of Bankers
Master Tax Practitioner -South African Institute of Tax (2007 - Current)
Admitted Advocate of the High Court in both South Africa and Botswana