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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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Superannuation boost for 300k workers as government scraps minimum SG ...

Businesses employing casual and part-time employees will now have to pay for their superannuation as the government axes...READ MORE

ATO handed mandate to police not-for-profits

Not-for-profit entities will soon have to disclose why they should be exempt from income tax as the government turns to ...READ MORE

Facebook browsing leads to taxpayer’s work-related deduction downfal...

Close scrutiny of a Tasmanian man’s internet browsing history has led to him being denied his work-related expense cla...READ MORE
FBT dying tax

FBT is a ‘dying tax’, says mid-tier

A mid-tier firm has called for fringe benefits tax to be scrapped, starting in regional Australia, arguing that the inef...READ MORE
ATO debt recovery action can now be paused by the AAT

ATO debt recovery action can now be paused by the AAT: Josh Frydenberg

Small businesses will now be able to pause ATO debt recovery action through the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as part ...READ MORE
e-invoicing adoption

Government splashes $15.3m to drive e-invoicing adoption

E-invoicing is set to feature prominently over the next few months as the government reveals a $15.3 million investment ...READ MORE
New myGov scam surfaces

New myGov scam surfaces

A new email scam targeting myGov and myGovID users has been uncovered, with the ATO warning people to steer clear from c...READ MORE
Andrew Conway

Expanding self-education deductions a ‘no-brainer’, says IPA

Allowing taxpayers to claim deductions for education and training expenses unrelated to their current jobs will remove a...READ MORE
ATO launches new recruitment program targeting high school leavers

ATO launches new recruitment program targeting high school leavers

High school leavers can now get a 12-month job with the ATO as it launches a new recruitment program for four of its reg...READ MORE
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


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