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Staff Spotlight: Igor Hnatko

Igor Hnatko Senior Accountant

We are thrilled and excited to announce we have a new team member joining Scott Partners in July 2018. We have found this brilliant father of three, to help us crunch small business numbers and hit new accounting heights. Welcome Igor!   NAME: Igor Hnatko POSITION: Senior Manager QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Business, Chartered Accountant  … Read more

Did you know: Setting up an SMSF doesn’t have to be hard!

setting up an SMSF

How many times have you thought about setting up an SMSF but decided against it because it all seems too hard? Believe us, we’ve heard that before. That’s why we thought we’d shed some light on the subject! Did you know you can invest in all types of established property (including residential, commercial, and industrial… Read more

Industry Update: Start this financial year the Right Way.

be prepared this financial year

Don’t let the EOFY blues hit home. Look out for the mistakes below to start this financial year with a plan in place and end it on a high! The financial year has come to a close. We can all finally take a moment to sit back, and relax, right? Not exactly. This is the… Read more

Industry Update: Xero

Accountants and Xero are *in a relationship* and they don’t care who knows it. When a relationship is this good, sometimes the only thing you can do is share the love. As chartered accountants, passionate about all areas of financial services, we’re all about the numbers. And Xero? Well, Xero makes those numbers so darn… Read more

Success Story: Tax Planning

Through talking to us, this client has had the potential to save up to $280,000 in their tax planning. Issue: Client had existing property and plans to demolish and sub-divide. Why they sought out Scott Partners: This client wanted to know the tax consequences of their property project. Providing Advice: Scott Partners provided advice on… Read more

How to Get More Value from Your Accountant

Scott Trevethan from Scott Partners recently filmed an episode for Brin “Secrets Exposed” with Dale Beaumont on how your accountant can give you more than you every thought.     There are over 500 million small to medium business owners (SMBs) on the planet – and without them life as we know it simply wouldn’t… Read more

6 Human needs that lead to Business Success

I ​have recently been doing a ​Tony Robbins audio program called “Ultimate Relationship” and learned of the 6 basic human needs that all people have. Now, whether you subscribe to Mr. Robbin’s philosophies or not, there is more than a ring of truth in these six; particularly, when it comes to looking at customer behaviour… Read more

The 2017 Australian Enterprise Awards Winners Announced!

APAC Insider Magazine has announced winners of the 2017 Australian Enterprise Awards. The 2017 Australian Enterprise Awards are designed to recognise and reward the outstanding accomplishments made by those within the industry. These leading lights have been changing the game in their respected industry, with their innovative thinking and inimitable ways they have managed to… Read more

Leading the Millennials

Millennials (also known as generation Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X. What do millennials expect from their managers/leaders?   Research on the internet reveals the following:   Managers/leaders have to embrace all the feels. Millennials want their personal and emotional feelings to be considered along with their work performance. Managers/leaders should listen carefully… Read more


Do you require the best possible profitability on your investment loan? Scott Partners can help you. Scott Partners are offering a no obligation review on your owner-occupied loan or investment loan. We are affiliated with a number of major banks, regional and second tier lenders as well as a range of mortgage products provided by… Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Which accounting system should I use to make my business ‘flow’better?
Xero. Or any cloud-based accounting system that your accountant can access, work on in real time, and that saves time and money. This will enable your accountant to advise you better. We recommend Xero for clients and have been using it for many years. The only exception is for larger, more complex businesses that have spent considerable time and money on developing their systems. We can assist in the selection and implementation of a suitable accounting system.
Q2. How much should I pay for accounting /consulting services per year?
Q3. What should I be getting for my money?
Q4. How can I create a simple business plan which is easy to implement?
Q5. Which advisors should I have on my team to best grow my business?

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