The CPA Australia pre-budget submission to Federal Treasury focuses on reducing regulatory burdens and encouraging investment innovation.
New technologies have the potential to take over much of the routine compliance work performed by accountants and auditors. How will that affect the accounting profession?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being adopted so fast that its technical capabilities have outpaced construction of an ethical governance framework. That's changing as the implications of the AI revolution become clear.
The Australian Taxation Office’s campaign on work-related expenses has seen a jump in tax agents reported to the Tax Practitioners Board.
Communication and collaboration skills – the so-called “soft skills” – are becoming more important than technical skills when building successful accounting careers.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in accounting will rapidly move from a tool for compliance and towards the delivery of advice, but will never replace a human accountant, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard.
A more culturally and demographically diverse workforce drives an organisation to be more relevant, innovative and ultimately more profitable, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard.
Teaching staff about empathy and how to communicate with clients: a panel discussion at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) argued that these “soft skills” are just as important to the modern accounting firm as technical skills.
Digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain would “cut out the middleman” in financial services, leaving the accountants of the future to focus less on compliance and more on strengthening relationships and delivering insights to clients, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard today.
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