Ned Shelton

This course is conducted by Ned Shelton.

  • Founder and Managing Partner, Sheltons Group (1994)

Ned Shelton has focused on advising internationally operating clients for more than 25 years, whilst based in Australia and in Europe. Throughout his career, Ned has specialised in international tax, tax treaties and related areas.

Tax treaties has been Ned’s primary area of expertise for the past 20 years.

Under the banner of Sheltons-SITTI, Ned has organised and chaired many conferences and conducted numerous courses on international tax in various cities throughout the world.

Ned has conducted courses on an in-house and open basis in 20 cities in Europe, as well as in Singapore, Taiwan, Seoul, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Delhi, Sydney, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mauritius and Curacao, often several times in each location.

Among in-house clients are international accounting networks, accounting firms, law firms and various multinationals, including some of the world’s largest oil and gas operators as well as the major national oil and gas entities in several jurisdictions – including European, Latin American and Asian countries.

Ned has also conducted in-house courses for the South Korean tax office (NTS), the Mexican tax office (SAT), the Danish tax office (Skat, now Skattestyrelsen) and the Norwegian Tax Administration (NTA).

Apart from the Sheltons-SITTI courses and conferences, Ned has spoken at more than 80 international tax seminars and conferences organised by other parties, including universities, professional bodies, government bodies, accounting networks and private firms, in some 25 countries – primarily on the subject of tax treaties and international tax.

Ned is continuously consulted by clients from all over the world on international tax matters, such clients ranging from individuals and funds to publicly-listed multinationals.

Ned has written a 650-page book on The Application and Interpretation of Tax Treaties at the request of Butterworths Tolleys / Lexis Nexis UK, one of the world’s most highly regarded legal publishers.

Ned qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Australia and holds degrees in Commerce and in Law from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He was a Tax Manager at Arthur Andersens in Sydney before moving to Europe. Before Arthur Andersens he was with Mann Judd (now HLB Mann Judd) in Sydney. With the office of Sheltons Accountants in Sydney, Ned retains his close Australian tax and business interests.

Sheltons is now in its 31st year of business – Ned having commenced Sheltons in the Netherlands in 1994.

Sheltons is an independent owner-managed firm of tax advisers, accountants and business advisers. Our firms are all members of ETL. ETL Global is a European cultured professional services firm headquartered in Germany, with more than 50 years of history and a strong SME focus.

Apart from his native English, Ned speaks Danish and reads Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish.


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