Tax done differently


Life gets busy. You may not always find the time to schedule a visit with your accountant, yet you still appreciate they’re only a call, or email away.

We’re here to help. We’re Freshwater Taxation: an accountancy firm originating in Freshwater on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and we’re here for you, no matter where you’re located in Australia. If you’re on the hunt for an accountant who is responsive, friendly and on top of all the latest tax law, look no further!

Regardless of if you require your small personal income tax return prepared efficiently and thoroughly or a detailed plan prepared for your family and business tax affairs, we provide a highly personalised and premium service without the price tag.

Experts in personal and small business tax, accounting and bookkeeping; we work flexibly with our clients in order to create the optimal system and approach for each individual circumstance.

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We Keep Things Simple

Welcome to our page and thanks for stopping by.

We are a team of Australian Accountants with over 20 years of experience who are dedicated to making your life easier. For efficient and thorough assistance with your income tax or BAS affairs, you are invited to complete our online tax return request either via our secure online portal or by way of our editable PDF form; depending on the method that works the best for you. You will never wait more than a few days to receive your return by email for review and digital signature. Our team remain in constant communication with you throughout this process.

We are perfectionists. If we see a way that you could be doing things better, we will advise you and guide you towards streamlining your processes. We are committed to showing you that it is much easier than you think to send us your details for preparation of your return, run a perfect set of books, project your annual income tax, budget to pay your GST and be in regular communication with your accountant!

Book in a consultation, drop us a line, or browse our website to learn about our pricing, processes, and how you can immediately get the ball rolling with our friendly team.

What our customers say

  • Hayley Beullens
    Sarah Clayton and Freshwater Taxation are absolutely fabulous to deal with. Freshwater Taxation have been instrumental in the growth of my website design business, “We Do Digital” and I highly recommend their taxation services to all small business owners.
    Hayley Beullens
    Managing Director - We Do Digital Pty Ltd
  • Brent Yatawara
    Freshwater Taxation have been absolutely fantastic to deal with. They have handled everything from the setup of my Company, to my weekly bookkeeping and payroll requirements, and annual taxation needs. I strongly recommend that anyone needing an efficient and friendly service get in touch with Sarah Clayton.
    Brent Yatawara
    Managing Director - BY Design Joinery Pty Ltd
  • Alanna Smit
    Sarah is phenomenal!! Words cannot express how lucky i feel to have her expertise on board as a part of our business. I wish had engaged her services a long time ago but now we have her we will never let her go!!
    Alanna Smit
    Designer & Interior Decorator - Mike Smit Constructions
  • Tanya Precians
    Freshwater Taxation did a fantastic job on preparing my 2016 Financial Year Income Tax Return. Not only were they thorough and efficient, but they were super-fast and a pleasure to deal with. I highly recommend their services to anyone needing their personal return prepared efficiently and with careful consideration of all tax laws.
    Tanya Precians
    Child Care Educator - Sydney