You have been counting on us for more than 75 years

Whether you're setting up a business, need financial planning advice or help with your taxes, owner Ben Stockbridge and his team of qualified accountants are passionate about transforming your business challenges into exciting opportunities. Long + Cowan Chartered Accountants has been assisting Wellington clients with their business and personal financial needs since 1940. Small to medium businesses (SMEs) are our specialty.


I would happily recommend Long & Cowan to anyone looking for professional accountancy services, especially small to medium sized businesses like mine.


Long & Cowan have always provided me with good service and on time. Over the years I have followed them through their various office relocations and I really appreciate the friendly service that has always been given.

Jim Mackle


We go the extra mile for our clients

We’re committed to providing top-quality service and solutions to help improve your business performance and add value to your organisation. We offer:

  • Prompt, friendly, personal service
  • Your own personal accounting manager
  • Fast turnaround times
  • No-risk trials
  • No-cost, no-obligation initial consultations
  • Plain language communications
  • Complimentary tax and business news


We tailor our services to suit your needs

Our flexible payment options, full range of accounting and business advisory services, and set-fee packages, are designed to meet your individual or business requirements. We work with business accounting software systems Xero and MYOB.


General & Business Accounting Services

General & Business Accounting Services

We provide financial, statutory, and management accounting services for companies and individuals. We work with Xero and MYOB software.

Tax Accounting Services

Tax Accounting Services

We take care of income tax, GST, PAYE and FBT returns for individuals and companies. We’re registered as a tax agent with Inland Revenue.

Business Advisory Services

Business Advisory Services

Whether you're buying a business, or setting up your business from scratch, we’ll advise you on everything from structure to loans.

Body Corporate Services

Body Corporate Services

We provide full accounting and administrative services for bodies corporate. We’re efficient, timely, accurate, and responsive.


My company has enjoyed the services of Long & Cowan for all of our accounting services for a period of several years ...  They provide excellent service and are efficient, helpful and friendly. They take an interest in the operation and welfare of their clients' businesses and provide sound advice and guidance ... Their accessibility and personal approach enables them to provide ideal service to small business and individuals requiring assistance and advice with tax returns, investment or management issues.  I have no hesitation in recommending Long & Cowan to any potential clients.



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