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John Buckley

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John Buckley is a journalist at Accountants Daily. 

Before joining the team in 2021, John worked at The Sydney Morning Herald. His reporting has featured in a range of outlets including The Washington Post, The Age, and The Saturday Paper.

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Carbon Group expands in WA

Carbon Group expands in WA

The national accounting network has bolstered its foothold in Western Australia after locking in a new partnership with ...READ MORE

ATO fires warning shots on cryptocurrency cost base, record-keeping

The ATO has warned advisers new to cryptocurrencies to be aware of the components that comprise a crypto asset’s cost ...READ MORE
Deloitte doubles down on commitment to Western Sydney

Deloitte doubles down on commitment to Western Sydney

The big four firm has renewed its commitment to the region for at least another 10 years following a recent agreement. ...READ MORE
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall

SA announces extended business support

The Marshall government has extended its lifeline to the state’s SMEs, which will receive increased grants of up to $6...READ MORE
Simon James

M&A deals flourish as COVID-19 loses shock factor

Australia’s merger and acquisition appetite has returned, as the pandemic shock factor fades, and deals are trending u...READ MORE
Kellie Wright

Newcastle competitor firms merge

A merger between two longstanding Newcastle boutique accounting firms has now been confirmed, with the new entity lookin...READ MORE
Chris Jordan

ATO lets ineligible businesses off the hook for $180m in JobKeeper pay...

The Australian Tax Office has decided against chasing more than $180 million in misguided JobKeeper payments that landed...READ MORE
ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour

ASIC bats away privacy concerns over JobKeeper disclosure

The corporate regulator defended its decision to force listed firms to disclose whether they’ve received JobKeeper, sa...READ MORE
Labour hire operators face jail

Labour hire operators face jail for $4.6m illegal phoenixing scheme

A trio of labour hire operators will spend at least four years in jail after they were found to have charged clients tax...READ MORE

Accountants cautious over NSW move from stamp duty to property tax

The NSW government’s proposed shift from a one-off stamp duty payment to ongoing payments of property tax has sparked ...READ MORE
Unpaid overtime surges amid the pandemic

Unpaid overtime surges amid the pandemic

As many as 70 per cent of Australian workers are working unpaid overtime, as the nation sees a spike in unpaid work in t...READ MORE
Fair Work Ombudsman launches mass Darwin audit

Fair Work Ombudsman launches mass Darwin audit

Acting on various tips, the Fair Work Ombudsman has launched a mass audit of about 50 Darwin businesses suspected to hav...READ MORE
UK tax increase

UK tax increase offers platform to governments to consider COVID-19 de...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an increase to the UK’s national insurance tax of 1.25 per cent on Tues...READ MORE
Client satisfaction a pandemic silver lining

Client satisfaction a pandemic silver lining: HLB Mann Judd

The pandemic has seen client satisfaction rise, as accountants have toiled to help their clients make critical decisions...READ MORE

ATO prosecutions fall by 70% in FY21

A softer compliance approach coupled with proceedings slowed and stifled by public health orders saw prosecutions mounte...READ MORE


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