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Karen Windress

“Let’s Win for you - Let’s Win for your business!”

Business Coach - Accountant - Bean Counter - Wife - Mother - Wrangler of 3 dogs &  1 cat - Yoga lover - Irish whiskey drinker - Happy Camper - straight talker -  passionate - money management guru!


I’d like to officially introduce myself. I am the owner of Win for Business.


My name is Karen Windress and I am a born and bred Gladstone, QLD girl! 

With the “Win” in my surname - I am all about winning for business through essential foundation planning & goal kicking!


I am a wife and mum of two young adults; a son and a daughter who too were born and bred in Gladstone QLD. I had children fairly early at the ages 22 and 24. But I never gave up on my dream to become an accountant before I became a mother.


I am passionate about teaching and assisting business owners to obtain good and sound business planning, financial knowledge and literacy when it comes to owning and running a business. Teaching you, the business owner, to take the reins of your business in the world of accounting and understand the figures of business in order to make better business decisions!


MY qualifications

Those who know me know I am fascinated by numbers and share a passion for financial literacy.


While raising my family I put myself through uni, completing a Bachelors Degree in Accounting.


I have been an Accountant in Gladstone for 14  years to where I am now a Registered Tax Practitioner. 


In accordance with the Tax Practitioners Board Code of Professional Conduct, please see below the following disclosures in relation to TAX AGENT.

Continuing Professional Development hours:

Required by the Tax Practitioners Board & Institute of Public Accountants  – 120 hours over a 3-year period.
Total Verifiable CPD Hours: 121 hours - 2021 - 2024

ATO Tax Returns Lodged on Time percentage:

2023 Returns – 91.7%
2022 Returns – 89.6%

You can confirm a Tax Agents registration here: Public Register | Tax Practitioners Board (

If you would like to make a complaint to the Tax Practitioners Board about a Tax Agent you can do so here:

Complaints (

I am liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting

  • Registered Tax Practitioner

  • Fellow of the National Tax & Accountants Association 

  • Xero Silver Partner

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Becoming a successful business person is a journey; not a destination. 
Invest in training, surrounding yourself with others who are further along the path and learn from every opportunity that you get to improve your skills!

Karen Windress

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Who I help

I help business owners, individuals and couples who want to improve their financial literacy, make tax time less taxing and build wealth ethically.

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Why I Started

My Vision

To provide accessibility and availability of financial literacy services and money management inspiration to individuals and business!

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My Misson

Win for Business is a professional practice dedicated to providing tax, accounting and business coaching services of the highest quality and to maximising the best financial outcomes for our clients.


We are on a mission to improve financial literacy for businesses and individuals through ethical accounting and education on money management.

My Values


We deliver accurate and timely advice.


We are transparent, trustworthy, straight talking , ethical operators.


We empower others through sharing our wisdom on financial literacy


We have a passion for numbers, optimistic outlook and growth mindset

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I am here to WIN for you, keep you accountable and keep those business goals & dreams on track!

Karen is a standout member of the Gladstone community, volunteering her time with local groups.

  • President of the Boyne Tannum Hookup Association Incorporated

  • Treasurer of the Gladstone Gem, Rock & Minerial Club

  • Board Director & Treasure of  Calliope & District Enterprises (Bendigo Community Bank - Calliope & Gladstone)

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