Tax Compliance | Account Preparation | Start-up Consulting | Business Coaching



Tax Compliance

Straightedge Accounting is an Inland Revenue approved Tax Agent and can prepare and file tax returns for all entity types.  


We are also well placed to assist with Inland Revenue audits or straightening out complex tax situations.  

Start-up Consulting

Straightedge Accounting can help with many aspects of business start-ups, including Companies Office and Inland Revenue obligations.


Our start-up services will get your business started on a sound footing by also setting you up with the most suitable cloud-based accounting package and showing you how to use it.  


If you’re setting up a new business, get in touch for a free initial consultation.

Account Preparation

Straightedge Accounting prepares accounts to meet Inland Revenue and Financial Reporting Act requirements.


Account preparation is usually done at financial year-end in advance of filing the respective Income Tax Return.  

Business Coaching

Using our in-house designed 'A3' coaching model, our business coaching course helps business owners achieve their goals through a focus on three things; Alignment, Accountability and Action.  

Our courses are three sessions long and the aim is that by the final session, business owners have a renewed surge of motivation, energy and focus to reach their business goals.


Brett Crombie (CA, LLB) - Owner

Brett is a former Inland Revenue Tax Investigator. He is a Chartered Accountant and a qualified Barrister and Solicitor.


Having seen the best and worst of business management over the years, he knows that quality accounting advice can make a critical difference to small business success. 

Brett established Straightedge Accounting to help New Zealand business owners grow their businesses by providing first rate accounting and tax compliance services. 

Brett is a regular columnist about tax and accounting in industry publications such as NZ Plumber. He is located in Dunedin and serves clients throughout New Zealand. 

Credentials and Partnerships

Straightedge Accounting holds a Certificate of Public Practice from the Chartered Accountants Institute of Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).  

Straightedge Accounting partners with both XERO and MYOB. This allows us to provide the most suitable cloud accounting package for your business. If you’re trying to work out the best cloud accounting option and need some help, please get in touch as there are a range of options we can tailor to your business. 

When you establish your cloud accounting solution with Straightedge Accounting we offer complimentary help to get the system set-up and to make sure you know how to use it.

Currently there are a number of COVID-19 related cloud accounting discounts and deals that may be of value to your business.  Please get in touch to discuss further. 



Call Brett Crombie on 021 301 022 or email

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