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Phasing out written authorisation for agent linking

Agent linking between tax agents and clients is carried out through written authorisation. The ATO will be phasing agent linking out in the wake ...
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The Pros and Cons of a Country Accounting Practice

There are many benefits to moving your accounting practice to the country. Rural accounting also comes with a lot of risk and potential downside, ...
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Registered Tax Practitioner Numbers Surge to 77,749

As at 30th June 2018 there are 42,561 tax agents, 15,638 business activity statement (BAS) agents and 19,550 tax (financial) advisers regulated by the ...
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Where are the Innovative Accountants?

Have a read of the average accountant’s website, and the word ‘innovation’ keeps popping up. There is no doubt accountants have heard of the ...
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Only 1% of Accounting Practices Provide Tax Planning Services

For the year ended 30th June 2018, 42,561 tax agents (RTA) and 19,550 tax (financial) advisers generated $330 million in tax planning revenue. This ...
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Average Accounting Firm only has $257,625 Revenue

For the year ended 30th June 2018, 33,870 accounting firms produced revenue of $20b, a 1.5% increase over 2017. The Top 100 accounting firms ...
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Top 100 Accounting Firms Record $11.3 Billion Revenue

The Australian Financial Review Top 100 accounting firms for 2018 billed $11.3 billion revenue. Amongst the top 100 firms there is a big divergence ...
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Role of the Accountant

Accountants who are members of professional bodies are required to act in accordance with the highest professional and ethical standards. These professional standards require: ...
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Unhappy with Your Tax Refund?

Taxpayers are often unhappy with the size of their tax refund, believing it should be bigger. Sometimes the taxpayers are right and they are ...
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How Business Owners Search for Accounting Services

Australia has 2.2 million businesses with the average business owner being over 50 years old, and 84% over 35. The over 35 business owners ...