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NEWS AND UPDATES


NEW MY FIRM. MY FUTURE. REPORT

Prepare your firm for the future. Read the full report for an in-depth analysis on the changing landscape for accountants and insights into four themes that will help build a sustainable practice for the future.

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 RESOURCES

Read the full Regulatory Burden Report, listen to the Regulatory Burden podcast, learn about Regional Insights and hear from the joint accounting bodies. Read more. 

NEW PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS SCHEME

Our new Scheme has now been authorised by the NSW, VIC, SA 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.

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.