About Active Accountants

Active Accountants is a boutique accounting practice based in Edge Hill, Cairns. Our primary objectives is to build long term working relationships with our accounting clients and provide them with a range of quality financial services in order to maximise their financial goals in the short and long term.

We are a team of Certified Practicing Accountants formed in 2010 and hold a wealth of experience in the area of small top medium businesses servicing a diverse range of business clients.

We also attending to the needs of individual clients with more complex financial matters that are seeking regular tax planning advice and tax effective investments in order to reduce taxable income.

Industries we service include:

  • Tourism & Hospitality

  • Primary Production 

  • Retail 

  • Service industries 

  • Professional practices 

  • Medical practices 

  • Building and Construction 

We offer not only tax compliance services where most traditional accounting firms spend the majority of their resources towards preparing annual financial statements/tax returns but also business advisory services through various stages of the business life cycle in areas such as tax planning on an ongoing basis, business advice in regard to financing plant and equipment needs, cashflow budgeting and business plans, protecting personal assets of the business owner through having the appropriate entity/business structure through to the set up and administration of Self Managed Superannuation Funds.

We adopt a personalised approach with our clients and have developed an excellent network of financial services with our affiliate partners to bring to our clients a vast array of resources to access whether you are seeking personal or business finance or refinance; bookkeeping and general management accounting needs or wealth creation strategies.

“Scott has been our external tax accountant for over 10 years now and we had no hesitation in joining him as he embarked on setting up his own practice some 8 years ago in Edge Hill.” 

John Benck

Managing Director

Patio World

“Scott has given me excellent taxation advice over the years in terms of the rules relating to Foreign Income and Foreign Tax Credits, Capital Gains Tax, Home Office claims and maximising my superannuation contributions.”

Brian Storm

Small Business Owner

“Scott`s general tax advice in this area has been invaluable including exploring the pros and cons of setting up our own Self-Managed Superannuation Fund and now we are both in that age bracket where we are looking to maximise our superannuation contributions ”

Chris & Meg Woodhouse