About Us

Newtown Tax Services is 100% owned and operated by accountants who live in Newtown Precinct.

As Members of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) we are obliged to maintain a high level of competency and professionalism. The IPA is a Professional Standards Council quality endorsed organisation and a member of the world’s premier international accountancy organisation: The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

In fulfilling our regulatory obligations, our accountancy firm is subject to regular reviews by professional authorities to ensure our standards are maintained within international best practice levels. At Newtown Tax Services we strive to deliver a high quality of personalised service which exceeds the expectations of our clients.Our clients represent a cross-section of the diverse and vibrant Newtown demographic:

They include Newtown Precinct and Inner-West residents, overseas visitors, academics, and people from a range of occupations including health, education, legal, financial, property and business services, sales and marketing, film, TV, radio and print media, arts and entertainment, designers, freelancers, tradespeople and landlords. Our business clients include creative media, web development and design companies, landscapers, personal fitness trainers, financial and legal practice, online shops, restaurants and retailers, and many more.

Joe Sharpe

Accountant, Registered Tax Agent

Joe is a qualified accountant and tax agent with sixteen years experience in public practice. He is a Fellow of, and holds a Professional Practice Certificate with the Institute of Public Accountants and is a Fellow of the Tax Institute of Australia.

Joe’s approach is helpful, consultative and educational. He is passionate about sharing knowledge with clients and excels at explaining tax and in accessible, plain language; to help you attain the best tax outcome.

Joe specialises in preparing tax returns for individuals and sole traders as well as small partnerships and small proprietary companies. With twelve years experience managing and running small businesses, Joe can offer practical and relevant advice to business clients on budgeting, strategy and helping to improve profitability.

Joe’s qualifications include:

  • Master of Commerce in Professional Accounting (with distinction).
  • Diploma of Financial Planning.
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics.

Registered Agent Number: 24600534    ABN: 86 578 291007