Our Story

About Us

Since 1990, the founding Partners, Ed Chan and David Naylor, have been passionate about helping clients to grow and protect their wealth. 

Over the years, our  passion for property investing, and business enterprise, has led to the development of specialised services and products that would continuously benefit like-minded clients with an interest in property or business.

At Chan & Naylor, we’re passionate about property. But we don’t sell any. We neither recommend any specific properties, nor align ourselves to any developments or projects.


Wide range of specialist accounting and advisory services aimed at assisting property investors, small business owners and entrepreneurial individuals
  • Property Tax Advice & Property Accounting
  • Personal and Business Tax Compliance
  • Property investment trusts and ownership structures
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Improvement & Advisory services
  • Business ownership structures
Our role is to partner with you, to build a tax effective wealth creation system
With our help you can ensure that your financial affairs and investment properties (including other assets) are structured correctly, and appropriately used and maintained, so you can avail yourself to…

  • Every tax benefit that you’re legally entitled to as an investor
  • Better asset protection
  • Greater flexibility and control of cash flows
  • Safe transfer of assets from one generation to the next
At Chan & Naylor, we take a holistic approach when it comes to helping our clients to grow and protect their wealth.

That is why in addition to our accounting expertise in both property and business, we also have dedicated professional service centres that provide specialist services and products to further support our clients’…  

  • Mortgage Brokering – via Chan & Naylor Finance – to help clients secure and structure debt with the best possible home loan, investor loan, commercial loan or other finance products.
  • Financial Advisory – via Chan & Naylor Wealth Planning – to help clients develop a financial strategy and investment plan to actively grow their wealth, achieve their lifestyle objectives and fund a comfortable lifestyle in retirement.
  • Independent Audit & Assurance – via C&N Audit Services – to help clients meet compliance requirements in regards to audits.


Unique System of Support
As a client of Chan & Naylor, you are personally cared for by appropriately trained and qualified team of professionals, consisting firstly of a Client Manager who becomes your main point of contact throughout your working relationship with Chan & Naylor. Your personal Client Manager will have a team of senior and junior accountants working with them to understand and service your every need. This unique system delivers you first class services at a reasonable investment and gets you access to specialists when appropriate for your circumstances.

Our team of professionals are suitably qualified and trained to provide this assistance. You can be rest assured that our team is sufficiently large and diverse that we are able to provide the different types of services at competitive rate

We provide our clients with first class attention, a diverse range of services, backed up by a National Group with R&D, systems and size that is consistent across the country.

Our Commitment To You
  • We will look after your affairs as if they were our own.
  • We will act as a buffer between the Tax Department and yourself, handling all queries on your behalf, thus giving you peace of mind.
  • We will minimise involvement in your affairs from the ATO due to our unique system of checks and balances.
  • We will provide you with free five minute enquiries.
    We will return your calls promptly.

Chan & Naylor has been recognised as Australia’s fastest growing accounting firm (BRW Fastest Growing Accounting Firm in 2007, 2008, and 2013) and our Wealth Planning division is an award-winning Financial Planning practice from 2011 – 2015. In addition, we have been finalists at the SMSF and Accounting Awards 2017 in the Multi-Service Firm of the Year, Partner of the Year, and Tax and Compliance Firm of the Year categories, and also in 2018 in the SMSF and Accounting Professional of the Year and Marketing Program of the Year categories.