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Jamie Towers






we’re so much more than just accountants
  • Jamie leads Hanrick Curran's Tax Consulting Division and has been providing taxation advice to a diverse range of clients in the Brisbane and Sydney marketplace, from family businesses to listed corporates, since 1995. Jamie's background includes Senior Managerial roles within an international accounting firm which has allowed him to develop his expertise in taxation for both Australian and international clients.

    Jamie works closely with Hanrick Curran's clients to simplify taxation obligations and to create tax effective structures and solutions for businesses and their owners. Jamie advises corporate and family groups to help them achieve their asset protection, wealth creation and inter-generational goals. His years of experience combined with his presenting and training experience allows Jamie to take the complexity out of taxation and to explain the issues to clients in a simple manner.

    Jamie regularly presents at seminars on taxation topics for various professional bodies including Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand CAANZ in Australia and the Taxation Institute of Australia. He has also provided tax training to a number of accounting firms in conjunction with the ICAANZ. In addition Jamie assists smaller and regional accounting, legal and financial services firms by providing them with technical tax advice and training to help them service their clients.

    Jamie also leads Hanrick Curran’s Asian Business Services Division with a focus on assisting international clients to establish business in Australia and allows them to concentrate on expanding their business, knowing the compliance requirements are being looked after.

    In 2015, Jamie was appointed a board member of Alliott Group, an international alliance of Independent accounting, law and consulting firms, and was also appointed chairman of the Asia Pacific region. He has since been appointed Deputy Worldwide Chairman of the Alliott Group.  This position allows him to personally know many accountants and lawyers around the world who he can connect with our clients when they are considering doing business overseas.


  • Further to specialising in taxation consulting Jamie also provides general business advice and accounting services to clients in a variety of industries including resources, mining and property.

    Jamie also leads Hanrick Curran's Asian Business division which assists international clients migrating to Australia to establish businesses and look after all of their compliance requirements. He also advises Australian clients wishing to expand internationally.

    • Income tax planning and restructuring
    • Tax reform
    • Capital gains tax (CGT)
    • International tax planning (including considerations of Controlled Foreign Company, Active Foreign Company capital gain exemption, thin capitalisation transfer pricing and withholding tax)
    • Goods and services tax (GST)
    • Fringe benefits tax (FBT)
    • R & D Tax incentive
    • Business tax health check
    • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Queensland University of Technology
    • Masters of Taxation, University of Sydney
    • RG146 SMSF Advisor
    • Fellow: Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (FCAANZ)
    • Fellow: The Tax Institute / Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)

      Partner of the Year Finalist

  • Jamie likes to challenge the ‘boring accountant’ stereotype.  He loves adventure and among many things, he has trekked to Everest Base Camp, climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, white water rafted on the Nile and kayaked around icebergs in Antarctica.  His passions are travel (a goal to visit 100 countries in his lifetime) and keeping fit by participating in triathlons and has even completed ironman events. 

    In 2015, Jamie combined Altruism with his travel and fitness passions. He joined the Heart Foundation Team to run the New York Marathon, raising over $9,400 for this fantastic charity, and achieving his goal of running the marathon in under 4 hours.