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Staff Spotlight: Paul Turra

Paul Turra

  Name Paul Turra Position Senior Manager Qualifications Bachelor of Business, Fellow of CPA       To say that we are proud to have Paul as part of the Scott Partners team is certainly an understatement. With over 20 years of experience as an auditor, Paul is as driven to achieve his own goals… Read more

Success Story: Supporting our Clients and our Community

Excellent accounting is of course, our focus at Scott Partners. But that doesn’t mean its all we’re good for! We are pleased to have been able to support some of our longstanding clients in their courageous charity endeavors. If you haven’t heard about The Male Bag Foundation or The Variety Bash, you’ll want to read… Read more

Are you up to speed with the latest Xero Updates?

How many different software programmes do you think you use in a day? Probably more than you can count on two hands? It’s understandable that with this many different interfaces it can be somewhat stressful when they change or are updated. If Xero is one of the systems you use, we’re here to help you… Read more

Victoria’s New Long Service Leave Act 2018 is Here

Bringing with it new responsibilities for employers and more flexibility for employees, Victoria’s updated Long Service Leave Act 2018 is here. The most important aspect of this Act that you need to be aware of are the changes to how Long Service Leave (LSL) operates and is calculated. We want to help you understand the… Read more

5 Budgeting Apps Worth Checking Out Right Now

A world where you call your accountant for every financial decision you make is unfortunately, not the most tangible. At Scott Partners we are always happy to help however, we also like to empower you to know be in control and be financially savvy yourself.   To help you do that, we’ve outlined five budgeting… Read more

Scott Partners Welcomes Don Shaw


Position: Partner              Qualifications: Chartered Accountant; Bachelor of Business (Accounting) We are proud to welcome Donald Shaw to Scott Partners. Donald completed his tertiary studies at Monash University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting). After graduating in 2008, Donald began his professional career at GMK Partners, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant… Read more

Scott Partners Welcomes Gavin Milner

Position: Partner Qualifications:  Bachelor of Business (Accounting); Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance); Chartered Accountant; Master of Taxation Gavin Milner joined Scott Partners in 2018 and is looking forward to sharing his expertise, passion and capabilities with the rest of the team while also assisting his clients with all their taxation and advisory requirements. After graduating with… Read more

New Team. Same Business. Better Value.

Since our inception, the driving force behind Scott Partners has always been to use our knowledge to help our clients’ businesses run as smoothly as possible. We achieve this by establishing a rapport with each of our clients and determining your unique wants and needs. As Scott Partners has grown, we have developed a community… Read more

Legislation for Property Depreciation Tightens

Depreciation for Property Investors Over 2 million Australians own property for investment. We know it can be lucrative, but do you know about property depreciation? What is Depreciation? If you’re new to property investment, you may not know much about depreciation. Depreciation is the wear and tear over the life of the property. For tax… Read more

When was the last time you updated your will?


Eleven years after his passing, the estate of legendary singer James Brown is still not settled. Like Brown, the late Aretha Franklin also didn’t have a will outlining what is to happen with her assets – including her $108 million estate – now expected to take decades to settle. To plan for ones passing is… 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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