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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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NSW pushes ahead with JobSaver retest amid compliance talks

The NSW government will move ahead with its plan to require businesses to reconfirm their eligibility for JobSaver and t...READ MORE

Frydenberg shuns OECD’s GST reform recommendation

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has ruled out broadening the GST base and increasing its rate despite the Organisation for Eco...READ MORE

KPMG censured over ‘widespread’ internal test cheating

Widespread cheating during internal training tests at KPMG Australia has resulted in the firm parting ways with two part...READ MORE

Beauty business denied cash-flow boost

A franchise skincare and beauty salon has been denied the cash-flow boost after the Administrative Appeals Tribunal rule...READ MORE
Peter Gutwein

$50k grant boost for Tasmanian businesses

Tasmanian businesses suffering from ongoing state border closures will now be able to access grants of up to $50,000 as ...READ MORE

Sydney accountant sentenced over BAS fraud

A Sydney accountant who secretly amended clients’ business activity statements to pocket close to $4,500 has now been ...READ MORE

‘Completely blindsided’: Service NSW stalls JobSaver rule change f...

A spirited advocacy push from the accounting profession has resulted in the NSW government holding off on its unexpected...READ MORE
Tax agent cops maximum ban

Tax agent cops maximum ban over ‘wilful deceit’

A Victorian tax agent has been banned for the maximum five-year period after the Tax Practitioners Board found that he h...READ MORE
Accountants to gain client credit risk transparency through new partnership

Accountants to gain client credit risk transparency through new partne...

Accountants will now have greater visibility over their clients’ credit risk and their ability to pay following a new ...READ MORE
CA ANZ and CPA Australia

Remit SGC penalties for inadvertent and unintentional errors: CA ANZ, ...

Employers who inadvertently make late superannuation payments despite doing their best to comply with their obligations ...READ MORE

Taxpayers left in the lurch on appeals, complaints channels: IGTO

Less than one in 10 taxpayers say they are aware of their rights to appeal an ATO decision with the Administrative Appea...READ MORE

ATO hits pause on ‘firmer’ tax debt collection

The ATO has suspended “firmer” debt and lodgement activities across lockdown-affected states and territories, but ha...READ MORE

ATO unveils new lodgement deferral phone service

Details of the ATO’s new phone service for lodgement deferrals have now been published, with the concession set to rem...READ MORE
Ian Klug and John Vines

TPB signs new agreement with Professional Standards Councils

A new memorandum of understanding aimed at boosting the integrity of the tax profession has now been signed by the Tax P...READ MORE
Canberra business grants doubled following lockdown extension

Canberra business grants doubled following lockdown extension

Support grants for ACT businesses will now be doubled following the extension of lockdown restrictions for two more week...READ MORE


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