• Our Firm - Accounting and Tax Return Specialists

    Whitson Watt Accounting is a proud business citizen in the Mackay business region. We have been helping clients and local businesses achieve their financial & business goals for over 10 years. With a strong locally based born and bred accounting team, we have the skills and professionalism of the best of our peers nationally and the culture that cares for and fosters our clients without being a distant advisor.

    We give honest, good no-nonsense advice that clients need to hear and will set them on the right path to where they tell us they want to go. We set high standards in delivery of our services and work hard to maintain them as best as we can. So when we do a job, we believe we do it right and as it should be done so clients can sleep at night and know that they have met their compliance obligations.


  • We offer:

    • Individual income tax return preparation, specialising in rental property owners, personal investors and contractors at the individual level.
    • Business Activity Statement (BAS) preparation for businesses of all sizes, including preparation and variation of Instalment Activity Statements (IAS).
    • Small business to corporate tax compliance for our largest clients. We can handle all industry types and business sizes up to large proprietary companies and service many trusts, partnerships and sole traders with many happy clients.
    • Business services and tax return preparation for all small business types. We have a great understanding of most industries and the issues each face. We advise on opportunities to offer salary packaging options and fringe benefits tax (FBT) exemptions that can be used to retain staff.
    • Support for clients who deal with payroll tax, FBT, black coal levy, portable long service leave and many more legislative requirements.
    • Compliance and assistance to trustees of self managed superannuation funds (SMSF) using one of the industry leading cloud based software systems that has the ability to provide even up to daily reports.
    • Support for clients in bookkeeping and accounting software training and advice. We use industry leading systems including Xero, QuickBooks/Reckon Accounts and MYOB. We also have the skills to be able to support many industry specific software systems too.