Australia's goods and services tax (GST) was introduced, with much controversy, 20 years ago this year. It's now entrenched, but does it need an overhaul?
Rising costs, an ageing population, younger people dropping private health cover and a high level of government control have posed challenges for Australia's healthcare system.
Proposed legislation to curb black economy activities by reducing cash payments could punish people who have legitimate reasons for paying in cash, says CPA Australia.
Do we spend less when we feel poorer? Even when inflation and the cost of credit are low?
Accountants are continually being told they need influencing skills, but how do they attain them? Read on for some useful influencing techniques.
Tax time can be a trying time for many practitioners, but there are ways to ease the burden. Here three leading practitioners share their views on how to manage the surge in financial year-end client demands.
Asialink CEO Penny Burtt's work is driven by her passion for forging strong international partnerships. Burtt's vision is for Asialink to be Australia's leading centre for Asia engagement, through delivering insight, capability building and connections.
Recent regulatory changes threaten to intensify what many believe is already a perfect costs storm that is hitting accounting practitioners.
With whistleblowing law changes just around the corner, all accounting firms need to ensure they have an appropriate whistleblower regime in place.
While our means of data analysis and collection grow increasingly complex, the sources of error remain all too human.