Melanie Costin

B.Com (Hons) / CPA / TEP
Senior Manager – Business Advisory
Estates Administration Tax – Team Leader

Private client solutions
Special disability trusts
Estate administration tax
Testamentary trusts
Specialist training and advice


Melanie has over 16 years’ experience in taxation and public practice accounting and now leads the Estates Division of Vincents Charted Accountants.

As the Estates Team Leader, Melanie specialises in estate administration tax, testamentary trusts and special disability trusts. Melanie is committed to service and the deliver of sound advice and solutions in relation to business advisory, tax advice and compliance and estate administration tax.

Melanie represents a diverse range of clientele from law firms and estate executors, national and local business across multiple sectors, from individuals and couples just getting started through to high net worth individuals.


  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – University of Southern Queensland
  • Authorised Representative, Vincents Financial Advisory, ABN 40 010 855 991, AFS Licence No 236608


  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)


Publications & Presentations

As the Estates Team Leader, Melanie regularly presents and publishes on a number of topics related to estate administration taxation and special purpose trusts (including testamentary trusts, estate proceeds trusts and special disability trusts) for STEP Queensland, The College of Law Queensland, The Tax Institute, CPA Australia and Law Firms.

Articles by Melanie

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