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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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Financial regulators ASIC APRA to be regulated by new authority

Financial regulators ASIC, APRA to be regulated by new authority

Legislation that will create a new watchdog to scrutinise Australia’s twin-peaks financial regulator model has now pas...READ MORE
Bumper tax refund year sparks early lodgement warning

Bumper tax refund year sparks early lodgement warning

Taxpayers could be in line for a windfall tax refund this year, but rushing to file their tax returns from 1 July would...READ MORE
Alex Hawke

‘A war for talent’: Accountants prioritised under skilled migratio...

International accounting and audit professionals looking to work in Australia will now see their visas fast-tracked, as ...READ MORE
ATO apologises for Online services downtime

ATO apologises for Online services downtime

The ATO is currently investigating ongoing issues with Online services for agents after some practitioners were locked o...READ MORE
ATO extends Division 7A COVID-19 relief

ATO extends Division 7A COVID-19 relief

The Tax Office has extended relief for taxpayers who are unable to meet the minimum yearly repayments on Division 7A loa...READ MORE
AAT

Tax assessment disputes require ‘satisfactory evidence’: AAT

Taxpayers disputing excessive tax assessments will need to do more than assert that it is wrong, says the Administrative...READ MORE
Tax-free treatment of COVID-19 grants to be extended

Tax-free treatment of COVID-19 grants to be extended

State and territory grants issued to small businesses in response to COVID-19 will continue to be tax-free under a new b...READ MORE
Sylvia Gallagher

ATO set to review 85% lodgement benchmark

Tax practitioners will not be expected to meet the 85 per cent on-time lodgement requirement this year, as the ATO annou...READ MORE
Deloitte

Deloitte sees revenue shrink to $2.3bn

Deloitte’s annual revenue fell by 7 per cent to $2.31 billion over the last 12 months as it dealt with weak trading co...READ MORE

Unauthorised portal access sees agent terminated

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has confirmed the registration termination of a Sydney tax agent who improperly acce...READ MORE

Accountants, ATO officers honoured on the Queen’s birthday

Three prominent accountants and two senior ATO officers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List...READ MORE
Accountants highlighted in serious financial crime identikit

Accountants highlighted in serious financial crime identikit

Accountants, lawyers and bankers who enable financial crimes have now been identified by the ATO-led Serious Financial C...READ MORE

New client verification standards require education: IPA

The ATO and the Tax Practitioners Board should educate practitioners on their new client verification obligations before...READ MORE

Crypto crackdown underway as ATO locks in data-matching program

Over 600,000 Australians who have invested in cryptocurrency will now be unable to hide from their tax obligations as th...READ MORE
AUASB launches interactive portal

‘Wikipedia for auditors’: AUASB launches interactive portal

The Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board has launched its first fully interactive website, in a move descri...READ MORE

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