Brett Young
Brett Young

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Technology, Sydney 

Experience

Brett has more than 30 years’ experience providing business and taxation advisory services to a range of clients including multinational corporations, private clients, SME businesses including property developers. 

Brett is a Director in our Taxation Services group based in our Sydney office.

Brett’s passion is providing tax advice to see his clients succeed in business and generate wealth.  Brett advises taxpayers in all areas of taxation, including income tax, international tax, capital gains tax, FBT, GST and state duties, payroll taxes and land tax.

Brett’s primary area of expertise is resolving tax disputes for taxpayers in Australia.  Prior to joining Prosperity, Brett was a tax barrister at the NSW Bar for 20 years specialising in taxation law and commercial law. 

As a specialist tax advisor with accounting and legal expertise, Brett provides a practical solutions-based advice to his clients and creates plans to resolve business problems in complex transactions and business environments.

Brett is a seasoned conference presenter but has also dedicated a significant portion of his career to educating young professional accountants and lawyers about the role of taxation in the Australian economy.  More recently, Brett serves as an adjunct academic at the University of Technology (UTS), Sydney.

Memberships and Appointments

  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Chartered Tax Adviser – The Tax Institute 
  • Member of Law Society of New South Wales 
  • Member of NSW Bar Association 

Directors

Alex Hardy
Alex Hardy
Director of Corporate Assurance
Andrew Hibbert
Andrew Hibbert
Associate Director, Self Managed Superannuation and Offshoring
Ben Hailstone
Ben Hailstone
Associate Director of Business Services and Taxation
Ben Travers
Ben Travers
Associate Director and Financial Adviser
Brenden Yantsch
Brenden Yantsch
Director of Business Services and Taxation
Brendan Campbell
Brendan Campbell
Director of Business Services and Taxation
Colin Samuel
Colin Samuel
Director of Business Services and Taxation