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Our Business Values

  • To be a pro-active and innovative accounting and business advisory firm focused on building relationships based on honesty & integrity.
  • Rather than just have an accountant, we aim to inspire our business clients with courage & leadership to be the best we can be.
  • From compliance to consulting we are committed to producing outstanding results of lasting value.
  • To be active in understanding our clients’ individual needs and provide advice that is both technically sound and success driven.
  • Guarantee clients the highest level of confidentiality and integrity in relation to their financial affairs.
  • Our clients are never too small or insignificant and no job is too hard or too small.
  • With the tax laws constantly changing our team members agree to undertake extensive professional development to keep their skills at the forefront of current standards and practices.
  • At all times provide friendly, courteous and personal service from an enthusiastic team who endeavour to deliver quick turnaround of compliance work.
  • To be accessible which includes returning client calls promptly and recognising that clients’ needs often extend outside regular business hours.

History of the Firm

The Taxnet Accounting practice is currently directed by Philip Youssef who also is a mortgage broking specialist. The firm continues to expansion thanks largely to the referrals from our satisfied loyal clients as well as previous several mergers in the past with smaller accounting practices.

The firm has evolved from a traditional tax and accounting practice to a full financial services firm providing small business owners with more than just tax returns and compliance. Our role is to assist you grow your revenue, profits and business value plus create wealth using tax effective strategies such as negative gearing and superannuation. While we service a broad range of clients from all around Australia we maintain a deliberate focus on small business - from trades people to professional services, primary producers, property developers and self-managed superannuation funds. Further, we specialise in the medical professional background with particular interest in dentists, pharmacists and medical specialists. We offer a wide range of services to the medical professionals from preparation of BAS’, book-keeping, company and trust up keepings and financial planning referrals.

Additionally, Philip assists many of our existing clients with mortgage broking and re-financing needs. May it be needing a new loan or simply re-financing to obtain the best rate for your property or properties, Philip deals with a wide range of banks to offer you the best possible outcome. He is able to liaise with the major 4 however should there be an alternative better opportunity with another, Philip will ensure to achieve the best possible outcome. As a result, Philip also gets outside referrals for mortgage broking services.

Contact us today and discover why we are The Small Business Specialists.

Our People

Our team at Taxnet are committed and dedicated to providing the services you need in a professional but very personalised way. Here are the members of our management team that will be looking after you when you allow us to provide you with accounting, taxation & business consulting services:


Philip Youssef - Principal

Philip is a CPA Accountant and FBAA who has been servicing small to medium sized businesses for over 13 years. He completed his Accounting Degree with a major in Finance and Commerce at Swinburne and La Trobe Universities. Further, he is also an accredited Mortgage Broker assisting with both personal and commercial loans. Philip specialises in the full scope of Accounting and Taxation with particular interest in the medical industry.

Outside of work, Philip enjoys spending quality time with his wife Mirel, and their 3 children. His young family keep him busy, juggling between sports, outings and play games at home. Philip is also a movie buff and enjoys having a drink with friends. Philip serves regularly at his local Coptic Orthodox Church and is committed to attending Sunday services with his family.

Contact Philip on philip@taxnet.com.au

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Angela Au Yeung - Senior Accountant

Angela has been with Taxnet and its predecessor for over 15 years and has a wealth of experience in Accounting and Taxation matters. She is a Property Development ‘expert’ and has a lot of experience with a number of accounting software programs including Cashflow Manager, MYOB and Quickbooks.

While she is a self confessed workaholic, outside the office she is a budding ‘Masterchef’ who enjoys cooking and trying new recipes. The team at the office congregate around Angela’s desk when she brings in a sample of her cooking! Angela is fluent in Cantonese and comes from a large family (one of 10 children) and also enjoys spending time with her 16 nieces and nephews.

Contact Angela Au on ayeung@taxnet.com.au


Mirel Youssef - Practice Manager

Mirel studied a Bachelor of Optometry at UNSW. Although she is not an Accountant by trade, Mirel has always had a strength with numbers and is the Practice Manager at Taxnet. She is the first point of contact, responsible for attending and assisting with the daily needs of running the practice. Mirel has a strong passion & is committed to ensuring Taxnet’s clients and staff are satisfied and their needs are met.

Outside of work, Mirel enjoys spending time with her husband Philip, and their 3 children which is her passion. She enjoys her culinary adventures and having a drink with friends.

Contact Mirel on mirel@taxnet.com.au

Gabby Dowling - Administrator/Mortgage Broker Assistant

Gabby joined the Taxnet team recently and brings asset to the team with her mortgage broking assistance background. Gabby enjoys dealing with clients and is always open to learning different and new aspects of finance. She brings a wealth of knowledge with mortgage broking and her dealings with a variety of banks as well as administration background.
Whilst not at work, Gabby is a travel enthusiast who loves seeing the different parts of the world. She regularly attends her ballroom and Rock & Roll dancing classes and is a movie fanatic. In her spare time and when not globetrotting, Gabby enjoys having a night of dinner, dancing and laughs or perhaps a drive down the Yarra Valley to visit the wineries with her hair blowing in the air in her convertible.

Contact Gabby on gabby@taxnet.com.au


Luigi Red Ng Gaerlan - Accountant

Luigi graduated Monash University with an Honours Degree in Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor’s Degree in Business Majoring in Accounting. Luigi’s favourite part about the Accounting profession is the opportunity to meet clients from different industries and forming a network of contacts.

Outside of work, Luigi likes to go on long walks in his spare time, play badminton, and also enjoys eating out with friends.

Contact Luigi on luigi@taxnet.com.au