Butlers Accounting

Business Advisors in Newcastle

Butlers Accounting offers a complete range of business advisory services that are focused on growing your business and setting you up for sustainable long-term success.

Our Newcastle business advisors build long-term relationships with our clients and deliver industry-best business advisory that’s built on a deep working knowledge of your business and matched to your specific business goals and objectives.

We practice in the following areas:

  • Tax Advice
  • Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF)
  • Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) Auditing
  • Business Advisory
  • ATO Disputes
  • Business Start-Up
  • Business Acquisition and Merger
  • Sale of Business
  • Business Tax Structures
  • Company Tax Returns
  • Tax Compliance
  • Trust Planning
  • Financial Reporting & Accounting
  • Succession Planning
  • Family Businesses
  • Investment Properties

Ben Crockett is a proactive, passionate and progressive Chartered Accountant with over 25 plus years of experience in the accounting and tax field.

He has worked within accounting firms of different sizes within the Newcastle and Maitland NSW area, gaining a wide range of experience since beginning his career in 1999. His most recent prior appointment was as a founding director of a small accounting firm in Newcastle for eight years.

Looking for change and a new challenge he joined the well-established firm of Butlers in Newcastle in 2016.

Ben has experience in providing client specific advice including: business tax advice, income tax, tax structuring for new and existing businesses, CGT, GST, FBT, Small Business Concessions, State Taxes, Self-Managed Superannuation Fund and Trust Structures.

His experience also covers many industries including the Motor Vehicle Industry, Professional Industries, Trades, Retail, Wholesale, Medical, Transport and Commercial Property.

Ben is passionate about understanding each client’s business and the key drivers for profit and helping to achieve the client’s business and personal objectives.

Outside of work, Ben enjoys time with his family and has a strong interest in classic cars.


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Auditor
  • Associate of The Tax Institute
  • Registered Tax Agent