we are
forward thinking
we help you
stand tall
we help you
sleep easy


At Scott Partners, we understand the complexities of tax legislation, business accounting (SME), taxation and auditing, and are able to guide you through the financial and legal intricacies associated with these areas.
The solutions we offer are tailored, with the goal of helping you to sleep easy, and stand tall.
Business Tax

We advise small and medium businesses on a wide range of taxation matters, providing tax advice that is timely and concise. As a leader of accounting services in Melbourne, we are recognised for our tax planning services and business solutions.

audit & assurance

Our team of qualified auditors have extensive experience in providing audit and assurance services. We work with a wide range of clients, including private and public companies, owners corporations, superannuation, subsidiaries of foreign organisations, not-for-profits (NFPs), charities, Australian Financial Services Licensee holders, real estate  and lawyer trust accounts.

personal tax

Need help with your annual tax returns? We are able to save you valuable time by completing your tax returns for you, advising you on which tax deductions you can claim along the way. We can then quickly and accurately calculate your income tax obligations. Our fees are also generally tax deductible!


A self-managed super fund (SMSF) is a superannuation trust account that is managed by you, giving you more control over the way your super is invested. As a leading accountant in Malvern, we are able to establish your fund, as well as offer guidance and ongoing support on how it can be effectively managed for your retirement.


At Scott Partners, we are able to offer industry-specific, comprehensive investment advice on how to drive your dollar further. Regardless of whether you are interested in building a property portfolio or diving into the share market, we will help get you on your way.

succession & estate planning

Scott Partners can assist with all your succession planning services, including establishing and implementing a succession plan to protect your business’ future. We can also assist you through the estate planning process and assist in identifying tax opportunities whether this be by way of testamentary trusts or other structures.

our team

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At Scott Partners, the mission is a simple one: to make our clients’ lives as easy as possible. As a leading accountant in Malvern, we have been helping locals to reach their financial goals for over 3 decades.

Partners Scott Trevethan, Gavin Milner and Donald Shaw each bring with them a wealth of expertise and experience across all aspects of accountancy. As forward-thinkers, together we work hard to deliver and are driven by our commitment to helping our clients cultivate wealth.


Gregor Evans

My company has been a client of Scott Partners for many years. The service that they provide is second to none – always providing great advice & prompt communication.

Gregor Evans
Lynette Miu

Perfection plus. Service A1. Attention to detail +++
This would be one of the most highly rated accountancy firms in Victoria. Our firm has been a client of Scott Partners for a number of years and we cannot more highly recommend them. They are efficient, talented and so co-operative. We recommend our own clients to them for accounting. Well done Scott Partners.

Lynette Miu
Merril Bainbridge

Scott Trevethan and his wonderful team at Scott Partners take care of all my business interests. I’d trust no one else.

Merril Bainbridge

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