Payroll with one touch

18-May-2017

In case you missed it, single-touch payroll (STP) legislation was introduced into federal Parliament on 31 August 2016 through the government’s Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016. STP is yet another example of .. Read More

Payroll with one touch

18-May-2017

In case you missed it, single-touch payroll (STP) legislation was introduced into federal Parliament on 31 August 2016 through the government’s Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016. STP is yet another example of .. Read More

Australia’s innovation scorecard: pass or fail?

03-Feb-2017

In the past couple of years, we’ve had a plethora of innovation summits, hackathons and the launch of the federal government’s “National Innovation and Science Agenda” (NISA), along with its f.. Read More

Budget takes shine off super

01-Nov-2016

We all expected some superannuation changes to come out of the federal budget. There was general consensus high-income earners received most of the spoils on offer and some clawback of tax benefits was warranted to i.. Read More

A snapshot of the past six years

28-Jun-2016

April 2016 marked the six-year anniversary since then finance minister Chris Bowen, under the Gillard government, announced the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms. So what’s happened in the past six.. Read More

Growing pains: moving from an industry to a profession

27-Apr-2016

Earlier this year, the Parliamentary Joint Committee (PJC) delivered its report on the inquiry into lifting the education, professional and ethical standards in the financial advice industry. The Financial System Inq.. Read More

Exporting for growth

14-Jan-2016

The world economy, including global value chains, is changing rapidly and this presents new challenges for business. The rise of China, India and other emerging markets in Latin America, Central Asia and Africa has w.. Read More

Time to rethink retirement income streams

12-Dec-2015

Much has been said and debated in Australia about the need to improve the regulatory framework to enable the further development of retirement income products, such as annuities. In other countries the market appears.. Read More

A means to improve access to capital

16-Oct-2015

Affordable finance is a critical factor for the future prosperity of your SMSF clients. In the Institute of Public Accountants/Deakin University small business white paper, we explore how to boost small business.. Read More

Consumer protection: is it enough?

02-Jul-2015

Only one in five Australians currently receives financial advice. With storm clouds over the global economy, it is imperative reforms are put in place to raise the professional, educational and ethical standards of f.. Read More

Why small business matters

03-Feb-2015

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), jointly with Deakin University, has been developing the “Australian Small Business White Paper”. The purpose of the white paper is to present policy options for.. Read More

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