Constant changes to the tax system, hiring and retaining staff, and understanding the impact of technology on your practice – these are all challenges for the modern accounting firm. Here are eight of the top issues for public practitioners.
Powered by new technology, the gig economy offers flexibility for workers and employers, plus the chance to make some extra money, but these arrangements can fall foul of the law.
Accountants may soon have the option of reporting tax misconduct to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) under proposed legislation that offers increased protection for whistleblowers.
Proposed changes to insolvency laws, currently before Parliament, could see the bankruptcy discharge period in Australia reduced from three years to one. Critics, including CPA Australia, say proposed changes to bankruptcy laws will cause more harm than good. Here’s what you need to know.
High-risk behaviour by professional firms has prompted a review of income splitting arrangements.
Accounting firms are being fined as accessories when their clients break the law and exploit vulnerable workers. What does this mean for your firm’s professional indemnity insurance?
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Accountants and lawyers often need to work hand-in-hand to secure the best outcomes for clients. Here’s how two industry professionals manage the relationship.
When blockchain represents a perfect record of ownership and a near-frictionless method of value transfer, what role does the accountant play?
Determined, smart women fought a successful battle to be recognised as accounting professionals. In time for International Women’s Day, we take a look back at some notable female accountants and their fight for recognition in Australia.