tax reform
Opinion

Now is the time to act on tax reform

- September 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has once again called on the government to deliver holistic tax reform.  You may be thinking, so what, haven’t we all heard it before? says Wayne Debernardi General Manager, Public Affairs IPA. The reality is that true reform in Australia has stalled.  This is partly due to the fact that… Read more »

Features

Accountants are the silent heroes of the COVID-19 (economic) fight

- June 11, 2020 3 MIN READ

Whilst health workers are undeniably at the front line of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another cohort of silent heroes – accountants and tax agents, writes Wayne Debernardi, General Manager  Institute of Public Accountants. The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has a large contingent of members in public practice, predominantly small accounting… Read more »

News

Calls for changes to tax framework to help businesses through pandemic

- June 5, 2020 2 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell has called for major changes to Australia’s taxation framework to assist already overwhelmed small businesses to remain compliant. Carnell’s recommendations form part of a larger recovery plan to help Australia’s small businesses get back on their feet at this challenging time. The Ombudsman suggests… Read more »