Trevor Basso

With over 40 years’ experience in accounting and taxation, Trevor is a partner in Basso Newman as well as a Chartered Accountant, registered tax agent and registered company auditor.

Trevor has been a company auditor for over 35 years and specialises in audits for not-for-profit organisations, publicly listed companies and IPOs. His extensive services also include small business taxation, GST, land tax, stamp duty, and payroll.

Trevor also serves a comprehensive range of industries including manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, property and construction. Added to that, Trevor’s own portfolio includes business mergers, acquisitions, sales and IPOs.

As a result of his expertise Trevor has over the years has sat on a number of boards including:

  • The inaugural President of Football Federation (SA) the organisation responsible for all Football in South Australia and a member body of FFA.
  • Royal Society for the Blind (RSB): RSB is the largest vision impairment services organisation in South Australia. In 1994 Trevor was appointed as Treasurer & served two terms in that role. He was later elected President / Chairman of RSB in 2000, a position he held until he had served the maximum three year term.  After this Trevor acted as vice president of RSB, and he since been appointed as a Life Governor of the RSB.
  • Enterprise Development Inc – EDI is an organisation that has worked with both the Government & Private Sector for almost 20 years creating, fostering & mentoring Young Entrepreneurs in South Australia.
  • A number of Private company boards including:
    • A Financial Planning company (based in South Australia)
    • A Sydney based Paint & Powder Coatings manufacturer

Trevor has also been an active member of a number of committees including:

  • The register of Consultants with ATSIC & the register of Administrators with the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations
  • A large private school finance committee
  • The committee of audit consultants for the Law Society with respect to the Legal Practitioners Trust Account audits


  • Goods & Services Tax
  • Payroll Tax & Processing
  • Stamp Duty
  • Taxation compliance & advice
  • Audit of not-for-profit organisations, legal trust accounts.


  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transport
  • Property & construction
  • Not-for-profit.


  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Fellow, Tax Institute of Australia.
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