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The election result has also given a strong indication that people want more positive action on climate change. AAP Image.

Federal election result positive for financial certainty


9 tips to grow your accounting firm


One advantage of mergers is the ability for team members to develop their career paths into specialisations.

Accounting firm mergers: what’s behind the urge to merge?


While a trade deal between China and the US appears close at the time of writing, only time will tell how these dynamics play out across the region.

Opportunities for some businesses from trade wars


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Pauline Pickering FCPA, who runs a regional accounting firm with her brother, Peter Driver FCPA, shown here with her client Ann Boyle from Mount Colliery Station.

Back to the country: rise of the regional accounting firm


Anne-Marie Martin CPA pictured near her Launceston home (left) and in her office with a client’s son, who she predicts will be a future accountant.

The power of networking in your accounting career: Anne-Marie Martin CPA


Bringing in new talent on a contract basis also allows employers to better evaluate candidates without a permanent commitment.

Gig economy: stepping stone to a permanent job?


'It is reasonable for a candidate to push back in a polite and professional manner if the recruiter is asking for unreasonable amounts of time and input.

The bad job interview: do you push back or back out?


ACCOUNTING

It is imperative that auditors obtain the input of experts who can assess the impact of both physical and transition climate-related risks.

Accounting for climate risk is now the auditor's business


Practitioners filing in tax returns containing deliberately false claims from clients risk harsh penalties.

More tax agents risking sanctions on reasonable care


The great unknown with the BEPS Project is how affected multinationals will respond to moves to restrict profit shifting.

BEPS and the global crackdown on multinational tax evasion


The proposed trust tax policy will hit the standard of living of many small business owners and is raising significant concerns among CPA members and their clients.

CPA Australia: small business will suffer under proposed trust tax policy


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