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Financial planning

As competition heats up between advice firms and accountancies to attract top graduates, Money Management compares the potential salaries of both professions and how they...

Financial planning

With a move towards servicing high-net-worth investors who are seeking a professional network, accountants and financial planners are working closer than ever before and ...

Tools & guides

When entering paid employment, it’s not long before we are told that we’ll need to lodge a tax return but there are times when a person will be excepted. ...

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Financial planning

While the corporate regulator’s levy relief for financial advisers is welcome other financial services participants are also being subject to rising fees that are debilit...

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Financial planning

There will be a problem in the next five years as falling adviser numbers coincide with more households seeking advice, according to Easton Investments. ...

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Financial planning

Accountants with a limited authority have constituted one of the largest groups of those who might choose to opt out of being a financial adviser in the future and hand b...

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Policy & Regulation

CPA Australia has not only backed industry funds on urging the Government to use the Budget to allow early release superannuation top-ups but has also backed funding a th...

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Financial planning

An advice regulatory framework is needed to encourage advisers to provide affordable advice, as some professional accountants who provide advice have passed costs to clie...

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SMSF

Accountants want to expand their role in the self-managed superannuation fund space but have cited their biggest challenges as regulatory related, according to a report....

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Financial planning

ATO guidelines on JobKeeper legislation will help accountants better understand when the integrity rules will or will not work....

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Financial planning

Five professional bodies had teamed up to help Australians receive easy access to professional advice, given the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Policy & Regulation

Accountants, doctors and other should be excluded from the coverage of claims handling as a financial service and insurers should be allowed to continue giving ‘factual s...

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Financial planning

The SMSF Association wants the Government to dump its limited licensing regime for accountants on the basis of it having failed to meet its objectives and having, instead...

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Policy & Regulation

The Institute of Public Accountants has put its support behind the Government’s reintroduction of the superannuation guarantee amnesty bill....

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Accounting

With October being Mental Health Month, it’s a good opportunity for people in the profession to look out for each other’s mental health....

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