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Ex-Class CEO joins cloud accounting fintech, MyWorkpapers

Cloud accounting workpapers software provider MyWorkpapers is excited to announce the appointment of Kevin Bungard, former CEO of Class Limited...

From Accountant to Internal Auditor – Opportunity for Growth

Internal audit and compliance audit are both very essential functions in any organisation. In recent years, both services have risen in importance, signifying critical control components of an organisation’s...

Tax Yak – Single Touch Payroll: Q&A with the ATO

In this episode of Tax Yak, Robyn yaks with Michael Karavas, Director at the ATO and Design Lead of STP, in a Q&A format, addressing all your questions about...

It’s happening! Single Touch Payroll reporting for small employers

On 1 July 2018, STP reporting was introduced for substantial employers (20 or more employees as at 1 April 2018). Under STP reporting, an employer reports information on their...

McDonalds app users hacked by hungry hamburglars

Are you sure of your current data security position?

At least two users of the McDonalds mobile app aren’t lovin’ it after thieves hijacked their accounts and ordered hundreds of...

Whose client is it anyway

Whose Client Is It Anyway?

How the digital world is reinventing client relationships

Digitisation is driving unprecedented change on a global scale and it is changing the rules of client engagement...

16 Step Guide to Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising

Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising represents the biggest change in small business and medium sized business financing arrangements in Australia over the last 35 years!

We have produced a “16...

3 tips on how to keep millennials engaged at work

A lot has changed about the workforce in the last decade or so. Businesses have reached a point where they no longer place the greatest focus on attracting and...

Class SMSF Benchmark Reports Available

The Class SMSF Benchmark Report is a statistical analysis of the 160,000+ Self Managed Super Funds administered on Class Super, representing 27% of the estimated 600,000 SMSFs in Australia as at...

Equity Raising Commenced – Is Your Firm Involved?

A wide range of companies have already raised capital from the revamped Crowd Sourced Funding Equity Raising concept since the legislation changed on 19 October 2018.  Some accountancy firms...

Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2018–19 [MYEFO]

On 17 December 2018, the Government released the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2018–19 (MYEFO). The MYEFO provides updated information on the Government’s fiscal position and includes policy...

Market Value – The tension between CGT and Total Super Balances

Following the introduction of mandatory market valuation reporting for SMSFs, the ATO issued “Valuation Guidelines for Self-Managed Super Funds”. According to the ATO, asset valuation is a key component...

Demand for accounting M&A remains strong

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) remain the most popular method of corporate growth within the accounting and financial advisory sectors despite challenges.

Reasons for undertaking a merger or acquisition include:

  • An increase...

Keeping it clean – Tranche 2 Reform Update

Money laundering is big business, with an estimated $15 billion laundered annually in Australia. When coupled with the impression of respectability, legitimacy and credibility, the gatekeeper role played by...

2018 M&A Accounting Sector Report

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) remain the most popular method of corporate growth within the accounting and financial advisory sectors despite challenges.

Reasons for undertaking a merger or acquisition include:

  • An increase...

It’s time that Registered Auditors considered their future

We used to joke that auditors were drowning in documents,” Panos Kakoullis, Deloitte Global Audit & Assurance Business Leader recently said. “Thanks to new tools and resources, auditors are...

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