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There are going to be a lot of practices under even more pressure because clients are going to come in early and want their tax return completed.

Heavy lifting: Why tax time this year is more taxing


Clear documentation related to the nature of payments to directors and the commercial basis of any changes is important in the event of ATO enquiries.

Time to review long-held practices for directors’ fees


Because Hot Toast’s business model is centred on offering outsourced CFO services, Sarah Lawrance has been able to develop deeper relationships with her clients.

Thriving accounting practice credits close client relationships


Government COVID-19 stimulus packages have created great uncertainty for tech start-ups in Australia.

Support for tech start-ups to accelerate Australia's recovery


Research by the OECD reveals that zombies hamper productivity growth, diverting credit, investment and skills from flowing to more productive and successful firms.

The economic impact of keeping zombie companies afloat


Now that we can work remotely, the whole purpose of an office might change.

How COVID-19 will impact future trends in office design


CPA Australia noted in its submission to the inquiry that “there is a lack of evidence to support the notion that audit firm rotation improves audit quality”.

Audit in Australia: A way forward


Stephannie Jonovska FCPA (left) and Dionne Jones CPA. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

Upskilling to transform the finance function at Bluescope


By early June, more than 2.1 million Australians had applied to the ATO to draw on their superannuation, representing an average payout amount of A$7,500.

What is the purpose of superannuation in Australia?


Unprecedented times, we are told, are upon us, with the very real prospect that Australia, and many countries across the world, will fall into a long economic slump.

How to grow a business during tough economic times