Carrazzo Races into Formidable New Merger

Media Release - Tuesday May 7

In a strategic move aimed at enhancing its service offerings and client experience, Australia’s most recognised and respected Bloodstock Taxation Accountants, Carrazzo Consulting, are delighted to announce their forthcoming merger with the progressive Top 100 Chartered Accounting firm, Baumgartners, effective 1 July 2024.

Under the umbrella of Baumgartners, clients of both firms can expect an expanded suite of services, deeper industry specialisation, and access to a broader network of professionals with diverse skill sets and experiences. The combined entity will continue to prioritise client outcomes, innovation, and integrity in all its engagements, setting the standard for excellence in the accounting profession.

Baumgartners is a leading provider of comprehensive accounting, tax and advisory services in Melbourne’s east, and, like Carrazzo Consulting, has an established and growing presence Australia-wide.


Carrazzo Consulting will integrate its expertise into Baumgartners, ensuring a seamless transition and continuity of service for clients. Paul Carrazzo’s invaluable insights, industry knowledge, and dedication to excellence will play a pivotal role in driving the continued success of the unified firm.

David Baumgartner, Baumgartner’s Managing Partner, expressed his enthusiasm about the merger, emphasising the shared values and commitment to excellence.

"We warmly welcome Paul and his talented team of professionals to Baumgartners. Their extensive experience will bolster our capacity to deliver premium services to our clients," David Baumgartner said.

The merger not only signifies a broader spectrum of services for Baumgartners' clients but also showcases Paul Carrazzo's specialised skill set, encompassing areas such as business due diligence, property taxation, agri-business and self-managed super, among others. Paul’s diverse background in industries like thoroughbreds, veterinary, medical and hospitality further enriches Baumgartners’ service line-up.

Anticipating this new chapter, Paul Carrazzo conveyed his excitement, "Having personally known David Baumgartner for over 30 years, I am thrilled to be joining forces with such an established firm that has a genuine focus on successful relationships and shares my vision of professional excellence and integrity. Its rate of growth in the past few years has far exceeded industry norms.”

For more information about Baumgartners and its service offerings, please visit



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