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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.

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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

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
Deloitte acquires Rice Warner

Deloitte acquires Rice Warner

Deloitte has acquired independent actuarial firm Rice Warner as it looks to expand its superannuation and wealth managem...READ MORE
ATO flips the switch on debt recovery

‘Penalties will resume’: ATO flips the switch on debt recovery

Taxpayers falling behind on tax debts and lodgement obligations can soon expect contact from the ATO as it confirms the ...READ MORE
Mental health training for accountants

Mental health training for accountants, bookkeepers officially launche...

Up to 5,000 members of the peak accounting and bookkeeping associations are set to benefit from mental health training a...READ MORE
AAT

Sydney accountant banned over ‘cavalier’ approach to personal tax ...

A Sydney tax agent who repeatedly failed to lodge 102 business activity statements on time over a decade has had his re...READ MORE
Treasury reveals director ID deadline

Treasury reveals director ID deadline

New and existing directors will now need to apply for a director identification number by 30 November 2022 under draft l...READ MORE
Ashley King

ATO slammed over ‘soul-destroying’ fraud allegations

A former senior ATO officer has warned the Tax Office that scrutiny over its approach to fraud and evasion cases will no...READ MORE
Federal Court

ATO loses JobKeeper test case in the Full Federal Court

A sole trader has been granted access to JobKeeper after the Full Federal Court unanimously ruled that the ATO had erred...READ MORE
ATO issues 11th hour JobKeeper warning

ATO issues 11th hour JobKeeper warning

The ATO has cautioned employers against engaging in a JobKeeper scheme ahead of the $90 billion wage subsidy program end...READ MORE
Jeremy Hirschhorn ATO

ATO vows not to recover $64m JobKeeper employee ‘windfall’

Up to $64 million in JobKeeper wage subsidies were paid out in error, but the ATO won’t be pursuing it as employers cl...READ MORE
TPB slammed

TPB slammed over ‘inequitable’ increase to BAS agent CPE hours

The Tax Practitioners Board has been warned that BAS agents will exit the industry if it proceeds with its proposal to i...READ MORE

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