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CA ANZ pushes back against ATO’s ‘outdated’ personal services in...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

KPMG confirms 4% pandemic bonus

KPMG has now confirmed that staff will receive a one-off “thank-you payment” worth 4 per cent of their annual salar...READ MORE
Illegal early access scheme operator pleads guilty

Illegal early access scheme operator pleads guilty

A financial adviser who operated a scheme providing illegal early access to superannuation funds for his clients has now...READ MORE

Increase to CPE hours will lead to practitioner ‘haemorrhage’

The proposed tripling of continuing professional education hours for BAS agents will be “unlikely to be achievable in...READ MORE
Jane Hume

Government reveals new disciplinary regime for tax financial advisers

Practitioners providing tax financial advice will no longer need to be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board under...READ MORE

FBT, CGT exemption draft legislation surfaces

Draft legislation for two federal budget announcements last October has now been released, including measures to exempt ...READ MORE
ATO lashed over new partner profit guidelines

‘We were not consulted’: ATO lashed over new partner profit guidel...

The ATO’s failure to consult with peak professional bodies in developing its draft allocation of professional firm pro...READ MORE
FSC pushes for financial advice reform

FSC pushes for financial advice reform

The Financial Services Council (FSC) is hoping to drive a massive simplification of advice in order to prevent it from b...READ MORE
Tony Greco

ATO ‘intimidating’ firms under new partner profit guidelines: IPA

Accounting firms are being intimidated by the ATO into conservative tax arrangements, says one major body, as tensions h...READ MORE

ATO launches new tax residency data-matching program

The tax residency status of Australians and foreign residents are set to undergo closer scrutiny by the ATO as it launch...READ MORE

Director ID regime takes shape as ATO assumes new registrar role

ASIC staff will begin moving to the ATO as the government prepares for the imminent rollout of the new director identifi...READ MORE

ASIC winds up companies behind SMSF scam

The corporate regulator has taken action to wind up the companies behind an SMSF scam that obtained millions in investor...READ MORE


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