Why Us

Smart. Efficient. Friendly

How We Can Help You

Not only do we prepare individual tax returns, we can help you succeed in running your business and growing your investments. As well as offering accounting and taxation services, we work closely alongside a number of excellent financial planners, advisors, bookkeepers, and a mortgage broker who we can direct you to and work with to help you meet your goals.

Who We Work With

Creating a long-term relationship gives us a deeper understanding of you and your business so we can provide the best advice on reaching your goals.
Individuals
We lodge income tax returns for all individuals, including those with rental properties, shares, managed funds, and capital gains.
Businesses
We work with sole traders, partnerships, trusts, and companies to meet their tax obligations and reach their financial goals.
Communities
We partner with community groups to help them succeed and make a positive change in the community.

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It's our people that set us apart

Sam Harrisson
  • BCom
  • IPA
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Xero Certified
Role
Owner, Compliance Manager, Senior Tax Accountant, Office Comedian (unpaid).
Coffee
Medium Oat milk Latte
About
Sam comes from a farming background on the North West Coast of Tasmania and has over 25 years experience in accounting. He is married to Kylie and has 4 children. Sam has travelled extensively worldwide and is passionate about helping underprivileged children throughout the world reach their fullest potential in life. In his spare time Sam enjoys diving for crayfish and scallops, and investing in property.
Jayne Lawson
  • BBus
  • IPA
  • Xero Certified
Role
Tax Accountant
Coffee
Small Flat White
About
Jayne joined the Smartax team in March 2017; she is a tax accountant with a particular interest in helping businesses with their regular tax needs. Jayne is married to Chris, and they have two young boys that keep them very busy! Jayne loves baking and going on walks with her boys.
Kylie Guy
  • IPA
  • Xero Certified
  • Diploma of Accounting
Role
Tax Accountant
Coffee
Flat White
About
Kylie joined the Smartax team in January 2024; over the last 30 years, Kylie has had extensive experience in small business management, tax & corporate accounting, bookkeeping and financial management. In Kylie's spare time, she and her husband enjoy looking after their two grandchildren (who happen to be Jayne's kids!).
Kendra Harrisson
  • Xero Certified
Role
Personal Assistant/Junior Accountant
Coffee
Small Soy Latte
About
Kendra has worked with Smartax for over 8 tax seasons. Kendra is our invaluable PA and accounting assistant -she is our go-to girl for jobs around the office.
Kylie Harrisson
  • BBus
Role
Practice Manager
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About
Kylie (Sam's wife) is the Smartax Practice Manager, and is passionate about helping businesses thrive. Kylie has worked in vast array of sectors including public administration, retail, agriculture, tourism, construction, and housing design. In her spare time, Kylie enjoys sailing and designing/renovating properties.  

Efficiency & Excellence

We have had over 17 years experience in accounting and taxation, and pride ourselves on our efficiency and knowledge. We aim to give outstanding service at the right price!

More Than Just Tax

As well as offering accounting and taxation services, we work closely alongside a number of excellent financial planners, advisors, bookkeepers, and a mortgage broker who we can direct you to and work with to help you meet your goals.

Long-Term Client Partnerships

Since the early days of Smartax (17 years ago), many of our original clients are still with us today. We enjoy maintaining close client partnerships in order to assist with long term growth.