Reducing Tax & Improving Business

Kennedys Accountants cater to businesses and individuals. We actually take an active interest in helping you maximise your refund and grow your business.

“Local personalised convenience for you with the expertise of the ‘big smoke’ accountants, sharing the tools to help you to get the most out of your business, and helping individuals to maximise that tax refund.”

– Dean Kennedy

Reducing tax & Improving business


Not just tax –  business growth too!

Hands-on assistance with everyday business issues including improving your cash flow!

Fixed price accounting fees available.

Helping business owners better understand their business so as to increase profits.

We love helping family owned small businesses THRIVE!


Your Tax Return

Whatever your work – as a foodie, tradie, in healthcare or wherever – we know how to maximise your tax refund, so you have more in your pocket to spend on the things that matter most to you.

These FREE handy tax envelopes are here to help you with your tax!

Our Team

Dean Kennedy

Dean Kennedy

Reducing Tax & Improving Business



Superstar at reducing your tax



Awesome tax consultant

Dean Kennedy

Dean studied his Bachelor of Business in Accounting at night school, while he ran his own business during the day. Halfway through his degree he sold his business and began to manage a busy law firm, completing his accounting degree in 2001.

Dean later went on to manage several larger law firms and an accounting firm. Alongside his daytime profession as an accountant, Dean assisted his wife running several businesses. When dealing with clients Dean has a hands on, entrepreneurial outlook with a solid understanding of financial issues from a business owners’ perspective.

In 2011 Dean started a consultancy and accounting firm to assist small businesses and individuals, offering guidance to clients in their ever-changing commercial environments. He relishes professional development and has a philosophy of embracing technology and constant improvement, the sole takeaway from a strategic planning subject back in uni.

Away from the office Dean keeps busy with his family, volunteering with bicycles for humanity, a small hobby farm, gardening, boating and motorbikes.

From Our Clients

We can assist you to claim all you are entitled to.  

And don’t be concerned about where you’re at – we once had a client with ten years of tax returns to do all at once, and the client finished with a huge refund – a pleasant surprise in the end!

Dean is a friendly, reliable guy who makes sense when explaining the complexities of the ATO. Highly recommended.


Brenton Knott, JHA Investments

Dean is amazing to deal with. He replies to all my questions and emails the same day. Got us the best return last year. I’d recommend him to everyone.


Megan Sharman, Childcare Management Systems

Since contacting Dean and the team at Kennedy Accountants, my tax affairs have been dealt with in a very professional and diligent manner, unlocking potential to help my business grow. I am happy to recommend this business for anyone’s tax needs, no matter how big or small.


Wes, Business Aviation Consultancy Macedon Ranges

I would highly recommend Dean for his professionalism and thorough knowledge of all business facets from payroll through to taxation.


Paul Cooney, Rock Plumbing

Dean was fantastic in ensuring all our financial systems and obligations were 100% on track. Dean was professional and worked closely with myself and the General Manager ensuring we were satisfied getting things right on time every time.


Colin Wilson, Key Business Advisors

We have been using Dean for many years since our last accountant let us down and we have been very impressed with the service we have received. Dean really seems to understand our small business, his extensive knowledge and experience takes the headache out of BAS and annual tax returns.


Anna Henderson, X2 Marketing

Very in depth clear communication and takes the time to look over the numbers and gave great recommendations for how I could improve.


Dave Sayers, Availcare

Not only are they a wealth of knowledge but they have highly developed interpersonal skills and are genuinely interested in growing our business, providing us with personalised service…not your typical accountants!


Jenny Mase, Eversafe Security

I am writing this to express my gratitude to your extremely high level of service you have brought to Enox Technologies with reliable, cost effective and professional service.

Daryl Greenwood, Enox Technologies

Dean Kennedy is very professional and has a friendly manner which makes dealing with taxation issues far less stressful.


Kelvin Anderson

Quality customer service from a team that strive to do its best for you. Kennedy Accountants offers a quality service that works to ensure that you get the best value out of your tax return. I could not recommend a better team to go to for your tax needs more than Kennedy’s Accountant

Chris Yeend

We are fortunate to work with exceptional professionals.  If there is something we don’t know, we can find it out with an extended network of accredited tax law specialists, marketing expertise, financial planners and mortgage brokers

– including James Harris and the team at 7 Wealth financial planners right next door!

We provide you with our mobile number so you can call us or text us with your issues, thoughts and queries.

0418 566 635

Business Tips

It is easier to understand information in small pieces.

Dean shares his accounting knowledge and business expertise in regular snippets to help you to continually improve your business.

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5 Hamilton Street, Gisborne

Macedon Ranges  Victoria  3437

0418 566 635

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