Farm accounting involves specific business, financial and taxation services and as such, in order to assist you with your farm accounts, we require an in-depth understanding of the industry. Ryan, Thomas & Co has a depth of experience with the practical and financial aspects of farm accounting. We know from personal experience that farming isn’t just a job, but a way of life and our personalised approach to each individual client enables us to carefully focus on your needs.

Our expertise

We have long been associated with rural accounting in the area – for over 100 years in fact. Regardless of whether your business is sheep, cattle, deer or crop farming – when you utilise our services you will have the benefit of our longstanding accounting expertise in the farming sector.


Regardless of the size of your landholding and whether your farm is a small partnership or a large company, a few hectares or a few thousand, Ryan, Thomas & Co offers services that are specifically tailored to suit your requirements. The success of your venture is as important to us as it is to you and we are committed to assist you along every step of the way.

We can provide appropriate assistance and proactive advice in respect of accounting issues and tax planning, no matter how long you have been operating. With our professional expertise in accountancy and a birds-eye perspective of your business, you will get valuable guidance and advice on solving financial problems, protecting your assets and structuring your affairs for tax efficiency and long term success.

Our farm accounting services include:

  • Farm sales and purchases
  • Ownership structures
  • Farm budgeting and cashflows
  • GST compliance
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Farm tax planning
  • Business monitoring (regular analysis of performance to keep tabs on your business)
  • Farm development (past and present analysis, forecasting)
  • Estate and succession planning