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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.

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COVID-19 payments to individuals, businesses to be tax-free under law change

COVID-19 payments to individuals, businesses to be tax-free under law ...

COVID-19 support payments received by individuals and businesses are set to be treated as non-assessable non-exempt inco ... READ MORE
Labor called to ditch $3k deduction cap on tax agent fees

‘A direct attack on the profession’: Labor called to ditch $3k ded ...

Federal Labor has been urged to come clean on its plan to introduce a $3,000 deduction cap for managing tax affairs, a w ... READ MORE
Melbourne County Court

Melbourne accountant sentenced over $135k GST fraud

A Melbourne accountant has avoided jail time despite fraudulently obtaining over $135,000 in GST refunds on behalf of hi ... READ MORE
Holden dealer denied JobKeeper

Holden dealer denied JobKeeper

A Holden dealership in Cessnock has had its JobKeeper appeal knocked back despite arguing that it had relied on guidance ... READ MORE
COVID-19 disaster payments to be tax-free

COVID-19 disaster payments to be tax-free: Prime Minister Scott Morris ...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared that COVID-19 disaster payments will now be tax-free, a policy change that wi ... READ MORE

$5.3bn in tax refunds begin to flow from the ATO

Over $5.3 billion in tax refunds have now been paid out by the ATO, less than a month into tax time. READ MORE

1 in 4 yet to switch to Online services as Business Portal retirement ...

Around one in four businesses has yet to make the switch to Online services for business, just three days before the ATO ... READ MORE
Tax agent terminated after neglecting personal tax obligations

Tax agent terminated after neglecting personal tax obligations

A Gosford tax agent has been banned for at least 18 months after failing to comply with numerous personal tax obligation ... READ MORE
David Madigan

CPA to lead Bentleys firm

The mid-tier network has now appointed a new chief executive officer to lead its Melbourne office. READ MORE