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Liston Newton Advisory
Liston Newton Advisory is rated 4.8 from 32 reviews

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With the proper financial support, you can do anything. So get prepared, and stay prepared with our clear and comprehensive accounting services.

Our qualified accountants in Melbourne are here to help your business thrive. Here’s how we help your build your financial future.

  • Financial statements and reporting
  • Tax returns
  • BAS lodgement and returns
  • ATO and ASIC compliance
  • Bookkeeping
  • Tax minimisation

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A wealth of experience

A wealth of experience

We have over 40 years of experience helping individuals and businesses of all sizes achieve financial success.

Full range of service

Full range of service

Whatever your financial goals look like, we provide a full range of accounting services to help you exceed them.

Long-term partnerships

Long-term partnerships

When you work with us, you can trust that our accounting team sticks around for the long term to help you continue to prosper.

Leading industry innovation

Leading industry innovation

We continue to adapt and evolve our accounting and financial services as the industry does so that we always stay ahead.

Work with us with confidence and support. We're a Xero Platinum partner.

Our approach to accounting

Our Melbourne accountants ensure our services are tailored to help you achieve your business goals.

So we work with you to fully understand your business; we get to know the ins and outs and work diligently to ensure every aspect of your organisation complies with current legislation. It’s all about using our expertise to give you peace of mind.

We offer flexible arrangements and work with you in the manner that suits you best, including online and on-site consultations.

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We have worked with Liston Newton's Accountancy and Advisory Team for over a decade. During that time, our business has grown substantially both organically and through purchases. This wouldn’t have been possible without Liston Newton Advisory to assist with our business planning, providing proactive advice and ensuring our accounts were always compliant in a complex and volatile industry.
Karsten Horne
CEO, Reho Travel
Liston Newton's Accountants analysed our financial and business situation and helped us implement strategies to improve our position. Their strategies turned our business from making a loss, to recording a 6-month net profit of 36 per cent. And we are now on track to show a 240 per cent increase in turnover over the next financial year.
Lisa Clarke
SL Constructions
Liston Newton helped us move our accounting over to Xero. Their Accountant managed the set up and training so we felt comfortable with the software. We now have all our processes streamlined which gives us improved visibility of our business performance. This has allowed us to open 2 more stores without a significant increase in administration effort.
Peter Luskan
Pandora

Our method for accounting success

At Liston Newton Advisory, we’ve developed a unique framework that helps ensure our accounting services play a part in your financial success. We call it Get Set, Get Moving, Get Free. This methodology is all about aligning your short and long-term goals with your ultimate financial plan, then laying the groundwork and building the momentum that puts you on the path to get there.

Learn more about our methodology.

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Working with qualified professionals provides peace of mind your accounting is in safe hands.

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Our accounting team is here to help you reach your goals

You don’t just get a comprehensive accounting solution – you get complete peace of mind that you’re on the right path.

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Frequently asked questions

Why do I need an accountant?

While your accountants are there to ensure your numbers are correct, it’s more than just financial statements and tax returns. Your accountant helps you plan for the long term. They work with you to help you understand how to make financial decisions that guide you to financial success.

They provide important insight for both individuals and businesses to help you ensure you’re claiming the correct deductions and you stay on the right side of the ATO.

What other services does an accountant provide?

Your Liston Newton Advisory accountants in Melbourne provide a range of accounting services, including:

  • Business accounting
  • BAS accounting
  • Xero setup & support
  • Tax planning & minimisation
  • Tax returns
  • ATO & ASIC compliance
  • Corporate tax planning
  • And much more

Get in touch with us to discuss your business's specific accounting service requirements.

Do I need specialised accounting software? What should I use?

These days, specialised accounting software is crucial to helping you streamline your accounting. It allows you to run your accounting needs through one central platform and helps to reduce errors while making your numbers easier to understand.

There are many accounting software packages on the market, and we recommend using Xero. Xero is the market leader in accounting software, providing you with real-time management of your books and a holistic overview of your finances to manage your business better.

How do I minimise my tax?

As one of Melbourne's most trusted accounting firms, we can help you determine the best tax minimisation options for your business. Some standard methods we may recommend can include:

  • Structuring your business and personal assets
  • Different investment options
  • Prepaying expenses for the following financial year
  • Buying tax-deductible assets
  • Personal contributions to super

Ultimately, it all comes down to your needs and goals. Your Liston Newton Advisory accountant in Melbourne will discuss these with you to help ensure you’re deploying the right strategies for your situation.

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