Call to bring back the accountants’ exemption

  It has now been just over two years since the accountants’ exemption was lifted and empirical evidence suggests that accountants are having to deal with increased costs and an onerous compliance regime with the cost hikes are being passed on to their clients. The accountants’ exemption allowed the provision of limited advice by recognised

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Are you offering financial advice? You might need to hit the books, again

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) is responsible for setting the educational standards that practitioners in fields relating to financial advice are required to meet. Are you offering financial advice to clients? The standards also apply to accountants who provide advice, whether as an employee or authorised representative of a full or limited

[ Read More ] site tool helps small business find the right advice

Need help with starting or growing your business? The government’s small business website hosts a free online tool to help businesses find government advisory services in their local area. The site has a section called “Expertise & Advice”, which has been designed primarily for start-ups and those new to the small business arena. The

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Advice and tips from the ATO to help untangle client conundrums

The ATO has provided links to tips and advice for tax professionals about common errors, plus other topics of interest, practitioners may come across in their various dealings with clients — both individual taxpayers and business clients. Advice and tips from the ATO to help untangle client conundrums For your practice, find out about: Where

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