Financial Services Archive

The ATO and Robo-advice

The ATO recently issued a statement  about accountants referring clients to robo advice businesses. It has since removed the statement from its website likely because it crossed into an...

Accounting & Audit: Automation – How Much is Too Much?

As Product Manager of a cloud-based solution, I try to keep up with the latest trends in the world of technology. But in recent years, this has been a...

Real property and real independence

How do you attribute value to real property? And is this value consistent for all purposes, such as both claiming CGT relief as well as accumulating towards Total Super...

It’s Time!

If accountants want to be involved in an exciting “new income stream” – now is the time to make sure that your team has been trained and reviews have...

CaseWare Australia & New Zealand launches CaseWare Cloud Analytics™ and tackles Big Data

Melbourne (November 30, 2017)

To utilise new technology such as Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence that will ‘disrupt‘ future audits, CaseWare has released CaseWare Cloud Analytics™.

Showcased at the...

Equity Crowdfunding Forecast to Grow Tenfold in Just 5 Years!

Australia is expected to follow Crowd-Sourced Funding trends in the United States and United Kingdom as these markets have already adopted Crowd-Sourced Funding reforms which have overseen massive growth...

Are Super Reforms set to close the SMSF gender gap?

As the impact of Super Reforms continues to roll-out across the SMSF industry, the latest Class SMSF Benchmark Report reveals interesting insights into the average SMSF balances of males...

Is your super trapped in a Fat Cat Fund?

Stockspot’s annual Fat Cat Funds Report has found there is over $45 billion stuck in what it deems ‘Fat Cat Funds’. The company looked at a record 4,102...

Crowd-Source Funding Equity Raising

Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising is in the final launch stage before being available to Australian small/medium enterprises which could benefit by being able to raise capital from the public.

Now...

Employer obligations is the new black

The introduction of SuperStream and Single Touch Payroll is prompting new compliance initiatives by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). With real time data to trawl through, the ATO has...

Time to get organised

 

Anticipating cyber crime

The media seem to be reporting on the occurrences of cyber crime on a daily basis. It is our priority to educate clients regarding the global issue...

Stockspot – Partner Program for Accountants

Join Stockspot, Australia’s leading digital investment adviser and fund manager (aka robo-advisor), for an evening of drinks and canapes to learn about our new Accountant Partner Program.

Hosted at...

‘How Do We Raise Capital?’ Is a Question Accountants Will Hear More Often!

The full effect of the opportunities for small/medium enterprises to raise capital will be evident to accountants as we approach the commencement of Crowd-Sourced Funding Equity Raising which commences...

Good Bad Ugly Insight Report – 2018 Outlook, rates & pricing, is now available

The Good Bad Ugly Insight Report – 2018 Outlook, rates & pricing is now available to download.

Over 200 firms contributed to this poll to provide the insights and trends...

Is your head in the SMSF Reform game?

Do you have your head around what your clients – and your firm – needs to do leading up to the Super Reforms?...

Blockchain – What is it and how will it assist business in the future?

What will it mean for auditors and financial reporters?
blockchain

Blockchain is an emerging...

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