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Paul

Paul Carrazzo CPA - Paul is the principal of Carrazzo Consulting CPAs. Paul has over 25 years of experience in taxation and business consulting, including three years with the international accounting firm, "Arthur Young" (now "Ernst & Young").

Paul has a great passion for taxation, especially the specialty areas of thoroughbred taxation and property tax. This is supported by the many seminars and articles he has been involved with over the years on these topics, which has also led to him being a regular media commentator on these issues.

Paul is also a CPA Australia accredited Financial Planning Specialist (FPS), thus he has a well rounded knowledge of the financial issues so important to the financial well being of his clients. Click Here for Paul's full Bio

 


 

bill1 Bill Mavropoulos (Partner) - Bill qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012 starting his career with Nexia ASR (now Moore Stephens) in business services in 2008. This position allowed Bill to develop a sound commercial understanding and grounding across a number of different industries and professions. Bill was given the opportunity to delegate and review engagements of more junior staff and develop his network of professional contacts. He developed a keen interest and proficiency in interpreting and applying tax laws as well as experience in the audit and management accounting business units of the firm.

Bill subsequently moved to Taxpayers Australia Limited in 2011. In this role he focused on the tax technical and advisory skills gained initially at Nexia ASR. He provided guidance and advice to Chief Financial Officers and partners at both law firms and accounting firms. Bill wrote for all the technical publications of the business and notably has written for LexisNexis legal & The Tax Institute publications in respect of tax laws and the constitution. Bill has a wide breadth of experience from trust taxation and small business to capital gains tax and payroll.

Bill is employed at Carrazzo Consulting, a boutique tax advisory practice. As a Partner, he provides support and guidance to staff in various aspects of both tax compliance and consulting to build on their already formidable skillset. He also builds on the firm's strength in the horse racing industry while, at the same time, bringing a unique blend of practical and highly tax technical skills to broaden the practice's service offerings. He has also recently commenced a Juris Doctor to provide further technical depth to my clients.


 

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Molly Abuli (Supervisor) - Molly completed a Masters in Accounting and Finance Double Major at Deakin University and holds a bachelor of Information Technology. She was on the 2013 Dean’s Merit list of awardees due to her overall academic result. Molly worked as a coordinator at Deakin University for two years while studying her masters. She was a vice president of the Deakin “Toastmasters” club for a year. Molly has a diverse range of interests and, whilst at university in Beijing, served as volunteer at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Molly speaks fluent Mandarin and is well respected and valued by our Asian client base.

Molly started with Carrazzo Consulting as an intermediate accountant in September 2012 and now has four years’ experience as a qualified CPA accountant. She is passionate about helping clients in fulfilling all facets of their business and financial goals, with a particular focus on taxation implication of trusts, partnership and companies, SMSF, fringe benefit tax and capital gain tax. As a Supervisor, she manages a diverse group of clients and currently she is using her past years’ experience to helping junior staff in various projects. She is now working on her advisory skills by taking on more consulting tasks.

Molly spends her spare time indulging her love of dancing, volunteering, travelling and exploring. Molly is a tragic “foody” and is the go girl if you want to try Melbourne’s best cafes and restaurants.


 

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Tom Palmieri (Supervisor) - Tom has been working in business services for nearly seven years . His passion for the industry, working with people and continually learning has led him to being a trusted advisor for many businesses, big and small.

He loves working with people and helping them to achieve their goals. He has been fortunate to consult on special projects to assist his clients with; expansions, buying & selling businesses, cash flows & forecasting, financing, and restructuring. His client relationships are built on trust and his ability to deliver timely, accurate and relevant information that is easy to understand.

Tom is a qualified CPA (with Distinction) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Accounting and Finance (with Distinction) which he earned studying at Deakin University.


 

rachel Rachel Gao (Senior Accountant) - Rachel is an experienced professional Accountant and has served in the accounting service industry since 2013.

Rachel’s holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) and a Master of Applied Finance from Monash University and she is also currently pursuing her CPA program.

Since joining Carrazzo Consulting, Rachel has contributed her expertise and expanded our capability in handling clients from a wide range of industries. With her meticulous attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and number sensitivity, topped with 4 years of professional experience as a Business Services Accountant, she is keen to provide her clients with the finest resolution. Like many of our team, Rachel is fluent in Mandarin.


 

 keith Keith Yao (Intermediate Accountant) - Keith holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Management) from the University of Melbourne and is currently pursuing his Chartered Accounting Qualification.

Keith started his career as an Auditor at Ernst & Young in Singapore where he has developed a good knowledge of the financial accounting and taxation sector.

Keith grew up in Malaysia. He studied and worked in Singapore for numerous years before settling down in Melbourne. His cultural diversity and different perspective continues to serve his clients well and adds value to their experience. He is passionate about offering the best service to his clients.


 

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Serena Xu (Accountant) - Serena holds a Master of Finance from University of Melbourne and is currently pursuing her CPA program.


Serena started her career as an intern at Bank of China, where she has practiced administration works; and an intern at Hang Seng Bank (owned by HSBC group) in China, where she has developed a good knowledge of credit rating for corporations via different industries. Her financial background has increased our team’s diversity. Now she is learning accounting and taxation to improve her working skills. After one year’s experience in business services, she is growing very quickly and working with multiple entity groups and various entities tax return.

Serena grew up in China and moved to Melbourne for her Bachelor study. Her well-known information of China helps our team to attract more potential Chinese clients. She is very dynamic and enjoys diving a lot.

 


 

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Bonnie Sun (Accountant) - Bonnie joined the Carrazzo team in January 2016 as a part-time employee. After she completed a Masters of Management (Accounting) at the University of Melbourne, she was eligible to become an Associate member of the CPA. Once she completed her studies she was promoted to a full-time accountant at Carrazzo Consulting.

In her current role, Bonnie is excellent at managing numerous tasks at one time, prioritizing and finalizing assignments to exceed her clients expectations. Bonnie is continuing to evolve her skills in Xero and is leading our firm with the skills she’s developing. Bonnie is an integral part of the Carrazzo team.

 


 

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Katherine Harrigan (Administration/Bookkeeping) - Kath has been an integral part of the Carrazzo team for many years. The clients of Carrazzo Consulting love dealing with her and fortunately for the guys and girls in-house, she keeps us all accountable and tardy!

Kath has worked in office management for over 15 years and has been inspirational in transitioning and managing the internal processes of Carrazzo Consulting, including:

  • Paperless office;
  • MYOB/Xero database management; and
  • ATO lodgement programme.

 

 


 

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