Accounting

Who are your clients? Target your business with the wealth of information from the census.

How accountants and business can use the census


ASIC is taking a closer look at investment deals that circumvent the sophisticated investor test.

ASIC warns accountants


Are accountants putting themselves at risk by preparing trust deeds?

Online trust deeds a hazard for practitioners


We are here to help: a new service for public practitioners provides support when starting a new firm.

New public practitioners offered vital support


Technology's getting even smarter. What does that mean for the accounting sector? Illustrations: Ellen Porteus.

Will robots free accountants to be more creative?


The skills, experience and ethical code of accountants make them perfect candidates as executors. However, before accepting, an accountant should carefully examine what is involved, the time commitment, return for effort, costs and, importantly, their individual skills and risk exposures.

Accountants as executors: does it add up?


Will the "gig" economy work with the high-value advisory work that accountants offer?

Accountants and the gig economy


The Fair Work Ombudsman has successfully taken legal action against a professional services firm for being an accessory to a contravention by a client.

Accountants face court action if clients break law


It is imperative that as professional advisers we seek to verify what we know and what we are told by clients.

Get client documentation right and avoid tax disputes


Accountants play an essential role in improving reporting in the charity/not-for-profit sector.

Why charities and not-for-profits need accountants