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Burger , Pieter



Burger , Pieter

Firm: Deloitte
Position: Partner, Tax Services
Address: Deloitte Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 417 2446
Fax: +353 1 417 2300
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Pieter is a Partner in the Financial Services Tax department of Deloitte Ireland and currently leads the Irish firm's Aircraft Leasing & Finance Tax Group. Pieter has more than 15 years' experience advising on international corporation tax and Irish domestic tax matters, including aviation finance, banking, corporate treasury and structured finance. During his professional career, Pieter has acted as tax adviser to a number of multinationals, public bodies, large indigenous corporates, and other clients in the Aviation, Financial Services, Shipping, Energy & Resources, and Food & Beverage industries. He is a qualified lawyer and Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute. He also currently serves on the committee of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers and represents Deloitte Ireland at the Irish Debt Securities Association. Throughout his career, Pieter has contributed widely to a number of publications and has presented extensively on corporation tax matters both in Ireland and abroad. Pieter was also a lecturer on the Irish Taxation Institute's Certificate in Leasing Taxation programme.


Pieter started his tax advisory career with KPMG in South Africa where he specialised in financial services tax prior to relocating to Deloitte in Ireland in 2007.


- Aviation Finance and International Tax Reform (Survey with Euromoney Institutional Investor January 2017)
- Lessors breathe sigh of relief (Airfinance Annual 2016/2017)
- BEPS and aircraft leasing (Finance Dublin December 2015)
- Locations of choice (Airfinance Annual 2015/2016)
- The impact of BEPS on the aircraft leasing industry (Leasing Law & Tax 2015/2016)
- Reflections on Ireland as a centre for financial services in a changing international tax environment (Finance Dublin - January 2015)
- M&A and IPO tax considerations in the aircraft leasing industry (Airfinance Annual - 2014/2015)


Pieter holds B. Comm (Law); LLB; B. Comm (Hons) Financial Management; and M.Comm (Taxation) degrees (all obtained with first class honours) and is an Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute (AITI). He is a qualified lawyer, notary and conveyancer.


Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute
Committee member of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers
Law Society of the Northern Provinces (South Africa)