[business owners]

[Get on Top of Your Taxes]

You didn't go into business to worry about tax.  We work with business owners to get them - and keep them -  up to date with their taxes and on the front foot with the ATO.

Know what you're paying, why, and when it's due.

[Tax Advisor]

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. 

[Who are we?]

We know you're not Googling accountants for fun.  

You're here because you're not getting the advice, service or help you want.  

Maybe you're just starting out, or maybe you've been doing whatever it is you do for years.  Either way you're looking for an accountant that will be right for your business.

There's thousands of accountants you can work with, and of course we do all the usual stuff you'd expect from an accountant like financial statements, tax returns, fringe benefits tax, Business Activity Statements, tax planning and more.  

There's nothing special about any of that, so how are we different?

Honestly we're not for everyone - and not everyone is for us.

If you're looking for a super serious, iron your undies bean counter - we're not it.

If you're looking for down to earth, practical people, who believe you can have a personality and still be professional - then we're in with a shot. Because all tax accountants can do a tax return - it's the relationship you have with your advisor that matters.

More than filing in forms

We've got more to offer to businesses than just filing in forms.  We work with business owners to set a tax strategy, and then implement it.    But to plan your taxes we need to know you, whether you want to reinvest in the business, take more cash off the table for your personal life or start a whole new business. Once we know what you want to do, we work with you to do it in the most tax effective manner.

A Safe Set of Hands

The right accountant for you is the one you trust. You should be able to trust they will get your tax returns, Business Activity Statements, and Fringe Benefits taxes lodged on time and correctly.  You shouldn't have to second guess whether they've got your affairs under control. You've got enough to do running your business, you shouldn't have to worry about your accountant too.

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What we offer

Up To Date & Squeaky Clean With The ATO

Getting behind on your taxes can bury you.  We work hard to get you up to date and on the front foot with the ATO. That means no more worrying about what's due, when and how much. 

Direct Access To Experienced Advisors

We're a small team, and all our clients enjoy working directly with the most experienced advisors. That means you're only a call or email away from the help you need.

Practical & Straight Talking Advice

We give it to you straight, in plain English.  Whether it's changes in the legislation, or how transactions are taxed, we're focused on how it practically effects you and yours.

We Know The People You Need To Know

We've forged a network of people we trust.  So whether you need a lawyer, mortgage broker, paint manufacturer or anything in between, chances we know one.

See How Easily You Can [Get on Top of Your Taxes]

We specialise in making life easier for business owners by taking control of their accounting and tax needs.  See how we can make your life easier too. 

About our team

We're for business owners.  The ones who had a dream and are out there trying to build it day after day.  The ones who won't settle for anything less than achieving that dream, and the ones who are ready, willing and able to do the hard work necessary.....

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Thank you so much for rescuing me

"I'm so much happier having Watson & Watt in my corner. No word of a lie.

 see how easy it is to 

[Stay On Top of Your Taxes]

By taking control of your lodgement program we keep you on track and up to date year in, year out. Here's how we make it easy.


For those who just need a bit of help or don't have the time to keep their records up to date.  We process transactions weekly, so you'll always know where you're up to.

Business Activity Statements

More than just a click of a button from your software, we check your transactions and do some checks and balances to ensure you're only paying what you need to.

Financial Statements & Tax Returns

The main course of accounting and tax, this is where we prepare profit and loss and balance sheet, overlay the tax legislation and put all that into the right places in your tax return.

Tax Planning

Tax isn't a mystery.  We know how it's calculated and we know when it's due, so say goodbye to surprise tax bills

Happy Customers

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.

Angela Honeywell

The Happy Goods Co

Nathan knows his stuff.  Easy to talk to, happy to help wherever necessary and most importantly, is a fantastic accountant.  Highly recommend!

Laz Smith

Apero Label

Watson & Watt have been helping us right from the start.  He has helped us get our structure right, set up companies, sort out our taxes and BAS and assist us with all our Xero questions.  He gives us practical advice and avoids all the jargon and complication.  Having Watson & Watt as our advisors just makes life easier.

Adam Hankinson

F45 Chermside



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