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Josh Needs

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Josh Needs is a journalist at Accountants Daily and SMSF Adviser, which are the leading sources of news, strategy, and educational content for professionals in the accounting and SMSF sectors.

Josh studied journalism at the University of NSW and previously wrote news, feature articles and video reviews for Unsealed 4x4, a specialist offroad motoring website. Since joining the Momentum Media Team in 2022, Josh has written for Accountants Daily and SMSF Adviser.

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Accountant faces 10 years’ jail, charged with forging signatures

ASIC alleges the accountant falsified signatures in audits of 12 clients between 2015 and 2020. ... READ MORE

Avoid lodging returns too early, warns ATO

Waiting for all pre-filled data to be gathered before lodging is the best way to avoid processing delays and follow-up q ... READ MORE

ATO reveals refreshed charter

The Tax Office says the charter has reinforced its commitment to the Australian community. ... READ MORE

TPB bans agent for 5 years over $16m in undeclared income 

The organisation found the tax agent also failed to lodge 54 BAS and 23 income tax returns. ... READ MORE

RSM Australia appoints 3 additional partners

The firm said the appointments are in response to the increasingly complex environment and demands from clients. ... READ MORE

Trust administration is a tricky affair, not a tick-and-flick exercise

While S100A attracted the headlines and attention, other recent events have also impacted how trusts need to be managed, ... READ MORE

PwC’s $1 deal an attempt to ‘phoenix’ its government relationshi ...

The global organisation has taken greater control of the Australian firm’s mishaps, parachuting in one of its own as t ... READ MORE

Small businesses account for one-third of Australia’s GDP

However, less than 10 per cent of SME owners are under 30, less than half of what it was back in the mid-1970s. ... READ MORE

Firms should embrace AI to increase efficiencies

Accountants will not be replaced by AI but instead by those in the industry that know how to best leverage it. ... READ MORE