Welcome to the Nelson Smart Business Centre.

We understand people are unique, businesses are unique and your situation is unique. To this end we are dedicated to providing timely, accurate solutions tailored to suit individual needs. We will work alongside you with the aim of not only solving problems that arise, but helping you reach your financial goals. For more information on how our expertise can benefit you please enquire now and contact us today!

Talk to Ali on 03 547 7995

About Alison

Owner/Director & Chartered Accountant

Having over 20 years experience in accountancy in Nelson, Alison certainly can advise you on your business and assist with taxation issues. She started from scratch in her own business in April 2000 after working 10 years in different accountancy roles within Nelson.

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End of year forms 

Authority to act for you >>>

Business questionnaire >>>

Mixed use assets >>>

Rental questionnaire >>>

Home office calculation >>>

Personal questionnaire >>>

Creditors schedule >>>

Debtors schedule >>>

Residential property FAQ >>>

IRD Authority >>>

Livestock questionnaire Cattle >>>

Livestock questionnaire Sheep >>>

Livestock questionnaire Deer >>>


New clients

New Client form >>>


Meet the team

The team pride themselves in providing a personal service to clients. We get to know you by name, understand your business needs so we can target services that will assist you to achieve your goals.

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We strive to deliver  the very highest levels of service to our clients. Your feedback helps us to achieve that. We would appreciate your comments.

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What others are saying about SBC Nelson

“Having the best accountants on our side- Smart Business Centre Nelson has been invaluable as our business grows. Thanks Alison and the team!” – Kate and Sean Bennett, Seka Electrical

“We are a client of Alison’s and we find her most obliging when we do have the odd problem come up and we are not sure of, she is there to help. She always has great advice for us. Her staff are also very helpful.” – Paulette Potter

“Alison’s assistance is invaluable. Smart Business Centre Accountants oversee our accounts on a monthly basis, and also do our end of year accounts. And they have someone attend our monthly management meetings. It’s extremely helpful to have such qualified outside input into our day-to-day running. Not having to handle the accounts means more time for core business…producing award-winning quality publications.” – Emma Radcliffe, Managing Director, Craig Potton Publishers.

“Alison was right behind us when we purchased a struggling gym and helped us turn it around to become Migym with the great reputation we have developed. She is very supportive of our crazy ideas and our dreams and allows us to run the business the way we want to and do what accounting work we can ourselves. However, when we do need Alison’s help, her team are always available and very fast to respond to any questions we have. She will be alongside us as we carry on growing.” – Rachael, Migym Nelson.

“The help of the Smart Business Centre in Nelson has been crucial. We used Alison Blanchett because of her proven track record and she’s definitely come through for us. Getting the right advice and having the accounting side of things improve has really upped our game.” – John and Tina, Smart Engineering.

“Alison is always very helpful when we want to know which direction to go, and keeping checks from an accounting point of view. She has a very relaxed approach and we don’t feel pressured at all.” – Richard Sellers, Continuum Architecture.

Shane knew a lot about interior plastering, but when it came to business he was a raw beginner. “I didn’t even know I needed an accountant,” he explains. “How hard can it be, I thought, and eight years later I’m still learning. I heard about Alison from a lot of people, who all highly recommended her. I was lucky that I started with her when I first set up the company so I have had help all the way along.”  – Shane, Masta Plaster.

“Alison is always there when you need her. She or one of her team respond to any queries or requests very quickly, there’s a very fast response and they are very organised. She’s definitely there for us.” – Caci Clinic Nelson.

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9 Strawbridge Square, Stoke, Nelson
PO Box 2345, Stoke, Nelson, 7041

Phone: 03 5477995
Fax:  03 5479946

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