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MEDIA RELEASE: Loss rules limit innovation and encourage risk aversion

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants supports the Government’s intention to improve the current treatment of business tax losses.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Small Business the key to getting Stronger Super right

Friday, 23 September 2011

Small business is an integral part of Australia’s economy and a key constituent in policy development. However, it is often overlooked by governments when announcing big ticket policies, like the Stronger Super reforms.

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Letter to the Editor: Swan's Agenda for Business Tax

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

If the Treasurer is serious about addressing the issue of better treatment of tax losses he does not need to go too far for answers.

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Letter to the Editor: SMSFs Not More Vulnerable

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

The tragedy that was the Trio Capital collapse does not “raise concerns” that self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) are any more susceptible to unscrupulous advisers than other superannuation funds.

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MEDIA RELEASE: FoFA Heading in the Right Direction but Clarity Still Outstanding

Monday, 29 August 2011

The release of draft legislation on the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms has confirmed that a decision on the accountants' exemption will be announced in the second tranche of the package. Media statement issued by the Joint Accounting Bodies (JAB)

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Letter to the Editor: Legal Privilege Needed

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Legal practitioners should understand that it is in the public's interest, to grant legal privilege to professional tax advisers.

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MEDIA RELEASE Small business plagued by carbon tax

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

A recent survey has revealed that over 70 per cent of accountants believe that the financial performance of Australia’s two million small business owners will be negatively impacted with the introduction of the carbon tax, announced the Institute of Public Accountants.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Malaysian rebrand more than just a new name

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants is pleased to announce the launch of its new reinvigorated brand including a refurbishment of its office and training centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Tax Forum Must Address Elephant in the Room

Friday, 29 July 2011

The Federal Government's release of the tax forum discussion paper fails to address the proverbial "elephant in the room" warns the Institute of Public Accountants.

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MEDIA RELEASE: National Small Business Summit Looks to the Future

Monday, 25 July 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants, as a proud member of the Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA), encourages all small business to attend next week’s NAB National Small Business Summit in Sydney.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Victorian Small Business Festival Promises Innovation

Friday, 22 July 2011

In August, the Institute of Public Accountants is proud to be hosting two events at the Victorian Small Business Festival including: 'Two Worlds Collide: Superannuation and Small Business' and 'Innovate your Small Business with a Micro-Board'.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Two million SMEs face uncertainty

Friday, 15 July 2011

The Institute of Public Accountants has warned that more clarity is still required around the Government’s carbon price policy and the impact it will have on the backbone of Australia’s economy – small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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