Not every client is a good client, and the consequences of working with them could be severe.
An accounting background leads many into unexpected careers, inspiring some to fight injustice and others to find new ways to serve their communities. In this eBook we profile 11 accountants who make a difference. Download now.
This INTHEBLACK eBook is the definitive resource for small business owners and accountants who want to understand the options in online accounting software. Includes reviews of Xero, Sage One, MYOB Essentials and more.
Three recruitment experts pinpoint the top accountancy and finance skill sets employers need most in 2018 – and they say that professionals who are strong in IT are in hot demand.
Two US academics caused a stir in 2016 when they published The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for Investors and Managers, a book arguing that financial statements are no longer useful for investors. Australian researchers have tested the theory and the results are surprising.
Volunteering can enrich your life with new purpose and put your hard-earned accounting skills to work at the same time.
In an era of heightened scrutiny from regulators, accountants and tax practitioners need to have a handle on their duty of reasonable care. Here are some steps you can take.
If you have ambitions to grow your accounting practice, it’s important to know how satisfied your clients are. Read on for some ways to uncover client satisfaction and then act on it.
The new leases standard brings a number of changes and challenges, but what will be its impact on novated leasing?
INTHEBLACK marks International Accounting Day with a tribute to some of the outstanding people who since European colonisation have used their accountancy skills in building the nation – from the creator of Australia’s wool industry through to pioneering women and educators, and the brave man who gave the country its first “horror” budget.
Succession planning in family firms can be challenging but one small accounting practice in Canberra has managed to get the process right.
Being offered executorship by a client is an honour but sometimes it is in an accountant’s best interests to maintain some distance.
Foreign jurisdictions are reaping rewards from making financial reporting data free. In Australia, everyone pays but at the end of the day, no one gains.
On 1 January 2019 the financial planning sector will see a new professional standards framework come into force. But what does it mean for professional accountants who offer or are thinking about offering financial planning advice to their clients?
Significant reforms to corporate and personal insolvency laws have divided opinion on safe harbour in Australia.
For decades, accountants have typically charged clients by the hour. Is the billable hour an effective measure of performance and does it represent value for accounting clients?
Considering automating expense management at your company? Here are some of the benefits Inspirations Paint is experiencing, now that staff use webexpenses.
Australia’s accounting firms are confident about the future and they’re looking to expand their services.
Drilling down into Australia’s census data can offer a wealth of information to help make business decisions.
Securities regulator ASIC is scrutinising investment deals that circumvent the sophisticated investor test.