Tax done differently


Life gets busy. You may not always find the time to schedule an in person appointment with your accountant, yet you still appreciate they’re only a phone 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’ve gone entirely online!

Regardless of where you are located in Australia, we can offer you highly efficient, knowledgeable, friendly and personalised service. We guarantee that we’ll always reply to your email within a matter of hours at the absolute most.

Experts in personal, sole trader, company, trust, deceased estate and partnership tax, accounting and bookkeeping; Freshwater Taxation works flexibly with our clients in order to create the optimal system and approach for each individual circumstance.

Prepare your tax return now online

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 in all aspects of Accounting, Tax and Bookkeeping. 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.

We like to make things as easy as possible for you. Our online personal, company, trust, BAS and partnership tax submission system ensures fast, thorough, and secure yet simple submission of your information to our team. 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!

Our team are careful to consider all aspects of your situation while also ensuring that you feel confident that you completely understand your unique situation.

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.

We look forward to working with you.

What our customers say

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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