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Philip King

AUTHOR|No. of Articles: 197

Philip King is editor of Accountants Daily and SMSF Adviser, the leading sources of news, insight, and educational content for professionals in the accounting and SMSF sectors.

Philip joined the titles in March 2022 and brings extensive experience from a variety of roles at The Australian national broadsheet daily, most recently as motoring editor. His background also takes in spells on diverse consumer and trade magazines.

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Trevor Withane

Take a strategic approach to dealing with DPNs

Director penalty notices are being issued by the ATO but appointing an insolvency practitioner is not always the best op...READ MORE
Ian Klug

Tax agent banned for five years after ‘serious breaches’

The TPB says the Queensland practitioner misled clients and failed in her own compliance. READ MORE

Jump-the-gun tax returns ‘at high risk of adjustment’ 

The ATO says failing to wait for prefill data doubles the chance of changes later. READ MORE
crypto trades

Profit motive puts crypto trades on revenue account

Most people buying digital currencies target gains from selling, which means they qualify as commercial transactions for...READ MORE

Banned directors leave nine failed companies and $16m debt

ASIC disqualifies three unrelated directors in construction and hospitality for up to five years. READ MORE
Guy Pearson

Four tips to avoid EOFY burnout

Remove the stress and anxiety from tax time with best-practice approaches. READ MORE

ATO begins chasing taxpayers with overdue payments and returns

Tax practitioners warned that “strongly worded” letters are on the way to non-complying clients. READ MORE
Tim Loh

If you asset wash you’ll wear it, warns ATO

The office says creating artificial losses through last-minute crypto and share sales will show up in its data analysis....READ MORE

Accountants value WFH flexibility above pay

When looking to change employer, choice of workplace counts more than money, report finds. READ MORE

FWO seeks penalties for bookkeeper ‘owed thousands in backpay’

Court action against two Queensland companies could result in large fines.  READ MORE

Profit-splitting professionals ‘in the dark’ over revised tests

Stricter compliance guidelines applying from July could catch out many firms. READ MORE

Melbourne store fined $108k for underpaying visa worker

FWO pursued grocery over $12-an-hour rate and failure to provide payslips. READ MORE

SMEs suffering post-pandemic mental health hangover

Stress levels for small-business owners are higher now than during COVID, survey finds. READ MORE

Agreement rule is ‘100A Achille’s heel’

A trust entitlement has to arise from a prior reimbursement agreement for the tax avoidance measure to apply, says a Mel...READ MORE
John Jeffreys

‘Confusion’ reigns over 100A as year counts down

Fundamental problems with the ATO’s approach to trusts mean its recent guide will be useless for most accountants, say...READ MORE


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