Tax Advisor

Our experts provide strategic business consulting and tax advice for business owners

If you need assistance with your tax returns or you need advice on any aspect of taxation, local tax advisor Watson & Watt offer timely and affordable tax advice in Brisbane.

Whether you need help to submit an individual or business tax return, you need advice on an overdue tax return, or you require assistance to provide corrections to a tax return from a previous year, as your local Brisbane business tax advisor we’ll give you all the support you need and more. Our fully qualified tax specialists will not only ensure that you meet all your tax obligations, but we can also show you ways to reduce the amount of tax you pay on an annual basis.

The Benefits Of Working With A Tax Advisor
You don’t need to upskill in taxation legislation and bury yourself in bookkeeping guides. There is an easier way – you just need to find yourself a reliable tax advisor.

Tax encounters are such a frequent matter for business owner that it really pays to have a knowledgeable expert on the end of the phone or an e-mail whenever you need them. That’s exactly what Watson & Watt can offer. With Watson & Watt as your own professional tax advisor & BAS agent, working with your business, you have a knowledgeable tax expert on hand, that is on your side. Someone who is looking to reduce your tax obligations, someone who is trying to help you ensure total compliance and who wants to take the complete stress and hassle out of tax matters.

Tax Experts Who Guide You Carefully
The world of tax is confusing, and it can be very difficult to navigate on your own. One mistake, even if it is unintentional, and you could be in big trouble, and we’re not just talking about paying more tax at a later date.

Our tax advisors know the challenges a business will face when it comes to tax, and what you need to do. Their knowledge and experience will be invaluable in helping you avoid pitfalls that you would have encountered without the business planning.

Put A Business Tax Advisor On Your Team
At Watson & Watt, we pride ourselves on being incredibly responsive and proactive. As your tax advisor, you can be reassured that the tax advice you need is only ever a phone call or e-mail away. We endeavour to respond to all client calls and e-mails within 24 hours, replying to most on the very same day. We’re happy to sit down with you one and one and talk through any tax requirement or issue and help you with any element of taxation.

As soon as new or changes to tax legislation is announced are introduced, we’ll explain everything in layman’s terms so you understand exactly what it means for your business.

You may be asking yourself where can i find the “best business tax advisor near me“?. Watson & Watt tax advisors are here to help local business owners to gain a clear grasp of their tax obligations once and for all. Taxation may be a grey area for you now, but through the on-going consultations and advice from our team, everything will soon become a lot clear, leaving you more confident in your ability to navigate tax obligations.

No more waiting on hold on a call to the tax office, trawling the internet for information on how to resolve a tax issue or trying to interpret tax terms and legal jargon. Watson & Watt have all the answers and tax advice you need.

Work With Experienced Tax Experts
The Watson & Watt team act as personal tax advisors and consultants for a number of SMEs, across multiple sectors in the wider Brisbane area. We offer deep expertise and experience in all areas of taxation for small businesses.

Whether it’s preparing a BAS or financial statement, assessing your tax obligations, filing income tax returns or simply just providing tax advice, we can cater to your every need.

Watson & Watt’s expert team is led by Managing Director, Nathan Watt, who himself is a successful SME owner and highly experienced accounting and finance professional. Nathan also has an impressive bank of qualifications including a Bachelor of Business, an MBA and certifications in Xero advisory and public practice. He is a chartered accountant in Brisbane and registered tax agent.

When you work with Watson & Watt, you work with the best in the business. In addition to our qualifications and expertise, we’re great listeners and very friendly. We’re happy to discuss any tax or business query, no matter how minor.

If we can help you grow your business and ease the pressure of running a small business in any way, we are always glad to help. And if we don’t have the answer, we’ll refer you to someone in our network that will.

For Tax Issues, You Need Taxation Advisors & Consultants
It may seem that working with a tax advisor is an extra overhead expense that you don’t want to pay. However, the cost of running into a tax problem that you didn’t know about can hurt your bottom line more than working with a professional.

Our tax consultants will be able to assist you at any point of your business lifespan, whether you are just starting out, getting your accounts in order or looking at selling/winding down your business. Our advisors will point out the tax laws that you need to pay attention to, as well as the strategies your business should implement.

You don’t want to navigate the confusing world of tax without the proper taxation consultants. Work with a tax advisor today and you can rest knowing that of all the problems you’ll encounter in the business world, tax will not be one of them.

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Nathan added value right from the start. He thinks around a problem rather than just attacking it, and in doing so has provided clear-sighted, refreshing thinking to my business. Melissa Donnelly, Affinity Communications.
Nathan knows his stuff. Easy to talk to, happy to help wherever necessary and most importantly, is a fantastic accountant. Highly recommend!
Watson & Watt is extremely professional and knowledgeable when it comes to all things tax related. I find them incredibly easy to deal with, efficient and always professional. I would highly recommend Watson & Watt!
Partnering with Watson & Watt was a game-changer for DataSights. Their expertise in accounting, tax planning, and business consulting allowed me to take control of my finances and set my business on a path to sustained growth. I can't thank them enough!
Over the last 3 years, Nathan has assisted as our accountant as well as led monthly advisory meetings to assist in our companies strategy and growth! We’ve managed to exceed our original targets and appreciate his goal oriented approach. We highly recommend Watson & Watt!
Nathan is great! He took all the pain out of tax time and looked after everything for us. He Helped us in buying business and kept us informed and was available to answer any questions we had. The fees are reasonable. We will be using Watson & Watt always and highly recommend them.
We have used Watson and Watt's services for the last 3 years and have found them to be of the highest professional standard, very competitively priced and always able to explains complex matters in plain english. We couldn't recommend them highly enough to anyone looking to start a business or looking for a more personalised approach to their business accounting needs.
Nathan from Watson & Watt has been great to deal with and we look forward to continuing to work with him. He has helped us with everything from the day-to-day management of our business to long-term strategies. I would highly recommend Watson & Watt to any businesses looking for a fresh approach to accounting and business consulting.
We are SO glad we switched accountants and began using Watson & Watt. Nathan has been incredible from the start, we could not recommend more highly. Also, with all the confusion regarding COVID-19 and businesses, Nathan has been on top of it from day one, and has guided us through a difficult time and make it so much easier and less stressful to navigate. We're so grateful for all the assistance and information provided.
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What services do you offer?

At Watson & Watt we provide a wide range of professional accounting and financial services to meet your individual and business needs. Our services include:

1. Tax Compliance:

We specialize in tax compliance, ensuring that your financial statements are accurately prepared and tax returns are filed on time. Our expertise includes;

  1. Bookkeeping
  2. Preparation & Lodgment of Business Activity Statements (BAS)
  3. Financial Statement & Income Tax Preparation
  4. Fringe Benefits tax returns and advice
  5. Managing company registers and liasing with ASIC.

2. Tax Planning:

Our tax planning services are designed to help you minimize your tax liabilities while staying compliant with the latest tax laws and regulations. We work with you to develop strategies that optimize your tax position.

3. Business Consulting:

Our experienced team offers comprehensive business consulting services, including:

  • Goal Setting: We help you define clear and achievable goals to drive your business forward.
  • Strategy Development: We work with you to create a tailored business strategy that aligns with your goals and helps you navigate challenges effectively.
  • Accountability: Our accountability services provide you with the guidance and support needed to ensure you're on track to meet your business objectives.
  • Budgeting: We assist in creating budgets that allow you to manage your finances effectively and reach your financial targets.
  • Forecasting: Our forecasting services provide insights into future financial performance, enabling you to plan and make informed decisions for both cash and profit.
  • Performance Analysis: We evaluate your business's financial performance and provide recommendations to enhance profitability and efficiency.

How does your pricing work?

All our pricing is fixed, agreed in advance and paid via direct debit. And for those that qualify we offer a 12 month payment plan at no extra cost where we spread the costs of the year’s services over 12 equal instalments.

Each year we will send you a new proposal with updated pricing and schedule of services.

Should you require additional services in the period we will provide you with a proposal for those services before we do any work. That way you are always in control.

What happens after we enquire?

After you submit an enquiry we will organise a time to for a free video meeting or phone call at a time suitable for us both. This meeting can go up to 30 minutes long and is a chance for us both to get to know each other, find out what you are looking for and whether we are a good fit for each other.

If we both agree that we can work well together and deliver you the outcomes you are looking for, we will provide you with a proposal for our services which will outline the services, costs involved and our terms and conditions. Once that is accepted there are some compliance requirements we need to satisfy such as ID verification and tax agent linking on the business portal. But we will outline all that in detail once that time comes.

Do you do individual tax returns?

We only do individual tax returns for those individuals who are part of a business group (e.g the shareholders/directors) we do the accounting for, and for those with substantial investments and investment structures such as family trusts or self-managed super funds.

How do you work with clients?

We work with our clients through a combination of email, phone, video and if the case requires it, face to face meetings.