Andrew Barrah Partner Melbourne +61 3 8663 6063

Partner - Tax
Indirect Tax

Andrew has 20 years of Indirect Tax experience and leads Grant Thornton's Australia Indirect Tax Data Analytics team. Andrew’ focuses on utilising Grant Thornton's Global Tax Technology team to deliver data analytics and GST diagnostics solutions to clients to highlight GST risks and value chain opportunities.

Andrew also advises a number of financial service entities on GST issues and was previously Head of Indirect Tax at ANZ Bank where he was responsible for all GST advisory and systems control.

Andrew has also gained valuable experience with the ATO’s integrated co-operative compliance model having managed extensive ATO reviews of complex cross-border GST processes. 

In addition, Andrew also advises on VAT / GST Implementation across emerging markets with experience with multinational clients on effective Implementation Programs in Australia, Malaysia and the GCC. Andrew uses his extensive Indirect Tax experience to ensure effective support across key focus areas of People, Process and Technology in VAT / GST Change Programs.

Andrew speaks regularly at Australian and International conferences on GST / VAT.

Key examples of Andrews’ work include:

  • GST savings and refunds delivered for a number of financial services clients
  • Successful management of ATO audit, private ruling and voluntary disclosure processes delivering successful outcomes in a number of different industry sectors

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Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Master of Taxation Laws
  • Fellow of The Tax Institute