Auditing

A range of technologies are available that can enable audit team members to collaborate effectively in real time, even when working remotely in different locations.

Auditors turn to new tech amid COVID-19 crisis


Recently, ethics has come into greater focus, particularly with respect to auditor independence and professional integrity.

Changing winds of accounting ethics


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Impacts of COVID-19 on reporting entities and auditors


The challenges in the audit of less complex entities


With a weakening economic outlook, Australia needs robust financial markets and effective oversight to guard against corporate failures.

Mind the audit expectation gap


Much of the current concern for independent auditing has been driven by events in the UK after a series of business failures.

Seeing audit quality in Australia in a new light


It is imperative that auditors obtain the input of experts who can assess the impact of both physical and transition climate-related risks.

Accounting for climate risk is now the auditor's business


How technology and data are transforming accounting and audit


Accounting practices should be alert to a growing number of pseudo tax audit protection services being offered that, on the surface, may seem like a cost-effective solution, but underneath effectively involve practices paying for a service with no insurance backing.

Accountants beware of junk insurance for tax audits


Recent court cases are a stark warning to SMSF auditors, after a court found a second auditor responsible for a lion's share of SMSFs losses.

SMSF auditors under renewed scrutiny


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