Industry Sectors

Understanding your business has always been important to us. Through years of industry experience and exploring the factors unique to you, we understand what success looks like and how we can best help you to achieve it. Founded and based in Geelong, we have strong knowledge and expertise in our region in addition to working across regional, national and international boundaries.
We offer specialist expertise in many areas including:

  • Primary production
  • Medical, dental and allied health professionals
  • Building development and construction
  • Digital services
  • Professional services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Hospitality and tourism

Primary production

We understand that this particular industry requires a lot of knowledge, expertise and perseverance. We are well versed in the specific taxation rules and tax planning opportunities available to primary producers, including but
not limited to: accelerated depreciation, income averaging and the farm management deposit scheme. We can also assist with management of CGT issues relating to the transfer of farm land for inter-generational succession planning or external sale.

Medical, dental and allied health professionals

As a leading provider of accounting services to the medical, dental and allied health industry we understand what it takes to achieve financial health for a practice. We are well versed in assisting practitioners throughout their career growth and understand what is necessary in relation to asset protection and tax management in a medical or allied health practice.
Our recent experience involves the implementation of customised practice software solutions to increase the automation of practice accounting functions. These improved efficiencies allow for better practice management and saves valuable time.

Building development and construction

We look after major businesses in the building and construction field. We understand the challenges encountered when balancing supply orders while managing your client invoicing process. We have strategies to help streamline processes and eliminate the need to juggle. Our experience with evolving taxation issues relating to land development also allows us to identify the correct GST and income tax treatment, and allows planning aimed at optimising return on investment.

Digital services

Software, web and application developers form a strong cohort within our client base. We have the knowledge and understanding to ensure your business puts its best foot forward in digital services.

Professional services

As professional service providers ourselves, our relationship with you is about working together to provide the best outcomes for our shared interests and clients. We provide support to insurance professionals, legal practitioners, financial planners and other complementary services.

Manufacturing

West Carr & Harvey has a strong history with leading manufacturers and we pride ourselves on the partnerships we have shared over the years. We can assist with cost input analysis and cashflow forecasting to best manage your day to day business operations.
The manufacturing industry is vital to the growth of our community and we are passionate about supporting the unique needs required.

Retail

Some of our great client success stories have been born from retail businesses. We are exceptionally proud of the business growth our retail clients have achieved. As businesses grow and the retail landscape changes, we can assist with restructuring, review and implementation of point of sale and inventory management software (either directly or in consultation with external
software specialists).

Hospitality and tourism

Our region is a true destination location for travellers, tourists, day visits and families. Whether it be accommodation, restaurants, wineries, hotels or unique experiences, we have a solid client base which brings an understanding and knowledge of your individual business needs and what we can do to help.