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Jotham Lian

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Jotham Lian is the editor of Accountants Daily, the leading source of breaking news, analysis and insight for Australian accounting professionals.

Before joining the team in 2017, Jotham wrote for a range of national mastheads including the Sydney Morning Herald, and Channel NewsAsia.

You can email Jotham at: [email protected] 

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Jane Hume

Government reveals new disciplinary regime for tax financial advisers

Practitioners providing tax financial advice will no longer need to be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board under...READ MORE

FBT, CGT exemption draft legislation surfaces

Draft legislation for two federal budget announcements last October has now been released, including measures to exempt ...READ MORE
ATO lashed over new partner profit guidelines

‘We were not consulted’: ATO lashed over new partner profit guidel...

The ATO’s failure to consult with peak professional bodies in developing its draft allocation of professional firm pro...READ MORE
FSC pushes for financial advice reform

FSC pushes for financial advice reform

The Financial Services Council (FSC) is hoping to drive a massive simplification of advice in order to prevent it from b...READ MORE
Tony Greco

ATO ‘intimidating’ firms under new partner profit guidelines: IPA

Accounting firms are being intimidated by the ATO into conservative tax arrangements, says one major body, as tensions h...READ MORE

ATO launches new tax residency data-matching program

The tax residency status of Australians and foreign residents are set to undergo closer scrutiny by the ATO as it launch...READ MORE

Director ID regime takes shape as ATO assumes new registrar role

ASIC staff will begin moving to the ATO as the government prepares for the imminent rollout of the new director identifi...READ MORE

ASIC winds up companies behind SMSF scam

The corporate regulator has taken action to wind up the companies behind an SMSF scam that obtained millions in investor...READ MORE

ATO mum on portal decommissioning date as Online services for business...

The ATO has now launched its new Online services for business, reassuring taxpayers that it will help them adjust to the...READ MORE
NSW government pushed for details on proposed property tax

NSW government pushed for details on proposed property tax

The New South Wales government’s plan to replace stamp duty with an annual property tax could result in purchaser unce...READ MORE
Cash skimming businessman sees penalty appeal rejected

Cash-skimming businessman sees penalty appeal rejected

A businessman who skimmed money off his three businesses to reduce his taxable income has had his appeal against ATO pen...READ MORE
ATO updates guidance on promoter penalty laws

ATO updates guidance on promoter penalty laws

The Tax Office has released updated guidance on how it will apply promoter penalty laws which now includes the promotion...READ MORE

ATO publishes guidance on early loss carry-back, temporary full expens...

Practitioners helping clients claim the loss carry-back tax offset before 1 July have been advised to file the claim for...READ MORE
Federal Court

Chartered accountant among trio penalised $9.4m for promoting tax sche...

A chartered accountant, a lawyer and a financial planner have been ordered by the Federal Court to pay over $9.4 million...READ MORE
Elinor Kasapidis

Joint bodies take aim at ATO’s guidance on professional firm profits

The ATO’s new approach towards the allocation of professional firm profits will cause a large number of practitioners ...READ MORE


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