Australia’s large franchise sector is a lucrative market for accounting firms. Two experienced practitioners discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with working in the franchise sector, and what makes franchisees different to other small business clients.
Finding it hard to pick up the pace after the year-end break? Three CPAs share their tips and tricks for taking on the new year strategically and reflect on the economic outlook for accountants and their practices in 2019.
The Australian Taxation Office’s campaign on work-related expenses has seen a jump in tax agents reported to the Tax Practitioners Board.
The long-running drought in Australia is crippling farming families, with many in financial crisis. Here’s what it’s been like for accountants working with afflicted clients.
With insurers increasingly averse to risk, accounting firms are having to pick up the tab.
Australian accountants lagging in their various tax obligations are being put on notice.
CFOs are the finance bridge between the operations, CEO and board of their organisation. They need analytical skills to discover information and interpret what it means plus social skills to work with stakeholders so the organisation benefits from their insights.
Changes to Australian tax law affecting how business owners can make loans from private companies could discourage investment.
The latest generation of young people now entering the workforce – Gen Z – is seeking a stable career, and that presents an enormous opportunity for the accounting profession. There are a number of factors going into why Gen Z is attracted to a career in accounting.
Is it inevitable that women will end up with less superannuation in retirement? Women’s superannuation issues are certainly unique. Here’s why.