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Paul Carrazzo- Carrazzo Consulting- Tax advisor and accountant to the horse industry

Paul Carrazzo CPA 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's professional achievements include:

  • Feature tax writer for Australia's leading breeding magazine, "Bluebloods" (nee "Australian Bloodhorse Review") for over 19 years. Paul's articles go under the title "The Tax File";
  • Regular contributor of horse tax updates to "NSWROA", "TROA", "TBNSW", "Racing NSW Magazine",, "Stallions Weekly Bulletin", "", "ANZ Bloodstock News", "Breednet" and "Magic Millions";
  • Current property tax writer for "The Australian Pharmacist"
  • First ever CPA or Chartered Accountant to be a guest speaker on the horse industry at the "Confederation of Asia-Pacific Accountants" (CAPA) conference held in Brisbane in September 2011;
  • Resident tax specialist for Sky Racing's "Bred To Win" and TVN "Connections" programs;
  • Presenter of the first ever horse taxation seminar at a major Australian yearling sale, i.e. the 2003 Magic Millions sales. Paul now presents his horse tax seminars at the major sales venues all over Australia, including annually at Magic Millions and William Inglis & Son sales;
  • Regular horse industry taxation commentator for the "Financial Review";
  • A former member of the Tax Office "National Horse Industry Partnership" and member of the ATO consultative panel that assisted in the rewrite of the horse industry tax ruling TR 93/26 (now TR 2008/2);
  • CPA Australia guest speaker, in Melbourne and Sydney, for their "Sport Of Kings" member lunches;
  • Regular guest presenter on horse taxation, including:
    • Racing Victoria Finance division;
    • Racing and Wagering WA (RWWA);
    • Victorian, South Australian and WA breeders associations; and
    • The Tasmanian and Canberra Racing Clubs.
  • A qualified Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and accredited Financial Planning Specialist (FPS) with CPA Australia.
  • Guest presenter at various industry forums on the topic of "Business Planning"; and
  • Feature tax writing for the "Australian Franchising" and "Australian Doctor" magazine.


CARRAZZO CONSULTING ARE MORE THAN THOROUGHBRED TAX SPECIALISTS! For example, Paul Carrazzo was the long time CPA Australia property taxation and financial planning representative at the ANZ sponsored "Buying a Home" public seminars and its annual NSW Congress.

Carrazzo Consulting has its central base in Melbourne, however Paul regularly visits other states to see clients, especially Sydney at his facility in the CBD.

 Paul Carrazzo-FFT talk ATO featured

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  Paul Carrazzo and Tony Fleiter present the Stallion Award to John Messara of Arrowfield Stud 

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