New technology and a different approach mean that the Australian Taxation Office has taken its game to a new level. Tax advisers need to pay attention.
There is no place for the faint-hearted in the next 12 months, as company leaders and finance teams brace for challenges on many fronts.
Regulators continue to debate the tax treatment of digital currencies, while governments wrestle with how the public sector should report and be audited.
It's concealed, insidious, has the power to destroy lives and is always intentional. How do accountants recognise financial abuse, and when they do, what can be done?
Technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotic process automation promise to catapult the accounting profession into a new realm that will be both challenging and exciting.
Measuring economic policies by their effect on total wellbeing might make people's lives better - but a great many politicians will need convincing.
Michelle Sin Siew Huey CPA and Melissa Sin Tze Yi CPA work for roller shutter company SKB Shutters Corporation in Malaysia. They say working together has brought them closer as sisters.
Lease incentives take many forms, and that's causing some confusion for practitioners applying the new accounting standard on leasing.
The Australian Taxation Office is continuing its crackdown on the black economy, with increasing help from the public.
Small businesses face an overwhelming selection when it comes to choosing an accounting program.