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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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Accountant charged over bankruptcy fraud advice

Accountant charged over bankruptcy fraud advice

A Perth tax agent is among a trio charged with allegedly concealing and disposing of a property worth more than $500,000...READ MORE
James Ainsworth

BDO appoints new business services partner

BDO Australia has announced the appointment of a new partner in its business services practice. READ MORE
Government flags further insolvency reforms

Government flags further insolvency reforms

Small businesses that operate through a trust will now be considered for further protection, as the government mulls fur...READ MORE
Solomon Lew

Premier Investments to return $15.6m portion of JobKeeper

Retail giant Premier Investments will now return $15.6 million in JobKeeper payments to the ATO just over a month after ...READ MORE
Jim Mascitelli and  Matthew Ashley

Mazars shakes up leadership model with joint managing partner appointm...

The mid-tier network’s Sydney office has announced a move away from the traditional managing partner model with its la...READ MORE
childcare package

Frydenberg reveals $1.7bn childcare package ahead of job-focused budge...

The government has announced a $1.7 billion childcare package ahead of next week’s federal budget as it looks to reduc...READ MORE
ATO cash flow boost denials

ATO to review ‘thousands’ of JobKeeper, cash flow boost denials

Thousands of taxpayers could now retrospectively receive JobKeeper and cash flow boost payments following the ATO’s ac...READ MORE

ATO, TPB unveil new client verification standard

Tax practitioners will soon be required to sight two separate proof of identity documents when onboarding new clients as...READ MORE

Tribunal overturns tax agent’s 5-year ban, laments ‘regrettable’...

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has overturned a five-year registration ban imposed on an Adelaide tax agent after i...READ MORE

Pre-insolvency adviser charged over illegal phoenix activity

A pre-insolvency adviser now faces close to $850,000 in charges and possible jail time after allegedly facilitating ille...READ MORE
Gavin McCosker

Personal insolvency regulator sends independence warning to practition...

Insolvency practitioners have been urged to steer clear of dual appointments, contentious referral relationships and oth...READ MORE
early access to super fraud

WA woman faces jail term over early access to super fraud

A Western Australian woman now faces 31 counts of fraud after allegedly submitting multiple false claims on behalf of ot...READ MORE
ATO finalises guidance on new discretion to retain refunds

ATO finalises guidance on new discretion to retain refunds

ATO officers will now be expected to explain to taxpayers why their tax refunds are being retained, after laws were pass...READ MORE

CA ANZ pushes back against ATO’s ‘outdated’ personal services in...

Chartered accountants have taken aim at the ATO’s “out of touch” approach to the allocation of professional firm p...READ MORE
Jeremy Hirschhorn

ATO promises not to ‘destroy’ businesses as it resumes debt collec...

Businesses struggling with tax debts have been urged to re-engage with the ATO as it pledges not to “destroy the very ...READ MORE


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