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Accounting Services

Tax returns

Tax Returns

Tax is our business, and we will get you every tax deduction possible.

Our tax agents are qualified & keep up to date on new tax changes, with complete revision and updated courses several times per year.

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GST & Book keeping

GST legislation is an area we know like the back of our hand.

We are able to offer accurate timely advice in a number of areas.

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Business Advisory

Decisions on property purchases, business setups, development or wind-up require careful decisions around tax planning & your future financial stability.

We can help step you through the processes using our knowledge and due diligence.

What Makes us Different?

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The personal touch

Central Accounting is a small practice, with the goal of helping our clients save money on their accounting, without compromising on quality or compliance.

We've already growing monthly, from a handful of clients in January 2022, as word of our good work ethic & affordable pricing spreads.

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Lower Fees

We believe our fees are 20-40% lower than most large corporate, and medium sized accounting firms.

We keep our fees low, and have no hidden costs in store for you.


Simon Clouston

Simon Clouston

Director, B.Com, ATAINZ

Simon Clouston is an accountant with varied accounting & business experience across both commercial & primary sectors for over 16 years. His focus is working with clients on their business development, budgeting & taxation advice.

Simon is originally from Omakau where he was bought up on a sheep & beef farm (3,500su) which he then owned/operated with his father for 6 years after returning from university/Dunedin. When the farm was sold he developed a small business for several years before & during his accounting career. After university he also worked for a few years at ACC and has strong knowledge on ACC levies & options for business.

“I understand & have experienced personally many of the pressures/stresses that small-medium business owners & farmers go through in all stages of their business, from starting up through to winding up”.

Outside of work he has been a keen sportsman - tennis, squash & cricket and recently a new enthusiastic member of table tennis and lawn bowls, other interest is reading science fiction.

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