Accounting, managing corporations and making a difference in the not-for-profit sector: women with finance skills are making their mark in the business world.
Smaller businesses looking to accelerate their growth curve have more funding options than ever before, but as one prominent accounting and business advisor notes, it still all comes back to strategy. Here’s how to help a client who needs capital.
Many CPA Australia members are concerned by proposals to change the franking credits system.
An accountant for more than 25 years with a long career at EY, as well as a frequent ironman competitor, Bernard Poon FCPA's life is a juxtaposition of skill and passion, offering a wealth of insight for the profession's new generation.
The accounting profession faces greater regulatory responsibilities and costs with new anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing legislation expected to pass federal parliament in 2019.
Ron Flood CPA, a public practitioner, successfully battled cancer while keeping his practice afloat. Learn how having a risk management plan helped.
New technologies have the potential to take over much of the routine compliance work performed by accountants and auditors. How will that affect the accounting profession?
Single touch payroll – or STP – will soon be mandatory. Are you and your clients STP ready? Do your clients understand their payroll tax obligations?
An overhaul of Australia’s foreign bribery and anti-corruption laws is underway. CPA Australia provides an overview of what it means for accounting.
Detailed disclosure may be of benefit to some, but getting all consumers to read complicated financial documents, like insurance policies, and take note is another matter entirely.
David Mazzone FCPA is pioneering the use of AI (artificial intelligence) to ease some of the pain of separation and divorce. AI takes information entered by users and compares it against family law cases to provide a starting point for dispute resolution.
As traditional lenders ration their credit, fintech offerings become increasingly attractive. What advice should an accountant provide to businesses borrowing outside the big banks?
Hong Kong was slow off the fintech starting block, but with government support has made up for lost time. The smart money is on the Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative, which stands to escalate recent fintech developments.
With the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) increasing its compliance activities to reduce what it has identified as an $8.7 billion gap between what it has collected from individual taxpayers and what it should have collected, it may be tempting to consider any old tax audit insurance product. Here’s what accountants should know about junk insurance.
Opposition is building to proposals to limit the tax deductibility of providing tax advice, with CPA Australia members raising concerns about unintended consequences for individuals and small businesses.
Is there a better way to tackle audit quality concerns? CPA Australia takes a look at the work underway globally. Here's what the issues are.
Trend watch 2019: The outlook for accountants in the Asia-Pacific region has never been more stirring, but the biggest rewards will come to firms and individuals who are on the front foot.
Slavery and bribery are likely to be top of the agenda for financial regulators in 2019. Here's a look at the landscape for regulations in the Asia-Pacific.
A healthy dose of scepticism is a necessity for an effective audit but personal and professional barriers often stand in the way. Here's what you need to know.
Trust in accountants can be low in Indigenous communities and iBase is out to change that. But when you're a remote-based accounting practice, sometimes you have to do things a little differently.