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NEWS AND UPDATES


CPA AUSTRALIA, CA ANZ AND IPA ADVOCATE FOR CHANGE

CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) have come together to advocate on behalf of members in public practice. Read more.

REGULATORY BURDEN REPORT PODCAST

Listen to our newly released Regulatory Burden podcast, discussing the impact of complex regulatory frameworks, key findings from the research and where to next for members in public practice.

NEW PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS SCHEME

Our new Professional Standards Scheme has been authorised by the NSW Minister and we anticipate other States to follow shortly. Discover how this new scheme will assist your practice and key requirements for eligibility.

RESTRUCTURED CODE OF ETHICS

 
The restructured APES 110 Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants is effective from 1 January 2020 but early adoption is permitted. 

 

NEW QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL TOOL

new online tool to assist you with creating a Quality Control Manual to make documenting policies and procedures easier. This is an important step for growing your practice and critical to ensuring your compliance with APES 320.

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FASEA CHANGES

The Government announced on 11 October that a new financial adviser disciplinary body will replace the role of code monitoring bodies, which had been due to be established by industry associations under FASEA reforms. Find out more.

INPRACTICE

"DON'T PANIC!": ATO LETTER RATTLES SMSF TRUSTEES

The message from the profession is a very loud and clear “Stay calm!” for CPAs and their clients who have received a stern letter from the ATO about SMSF diversification. Read this week's feature article “Don’t panic!”: ATO letter rattles SMSF trustees' to find out why you shouldn't be panicking.