Media Releases

The latest media releases published by the IPA can be found below.  To contact the General Manager Media & Communications, Wayne Debernardi, please visit our media centre.

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IPA WELCOMES COALITION POLICY TO REDUCE REGULATORY BURDEN

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The Coalition’s ‘policy to boost productivity and reduce regulation’ signals welcomed cultural change in future policy setting and reduced regulatory burden; however, the proof will lie in its implementation, says the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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COALITION POLICY TO REVIEW FOFA NEEDS TO BE THOUGHT THROUGH

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The Coalition’s ‘policy to boost productivity and reduce regulation’ signals welcomed initiatives to reduce regulatory burden on business according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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Rethink self-education tax deduction cap for a smarter Australia

Monday, 8 July 2013

Further to Mr John Colvin’s letter (“Scrap cap on self-education tax deductions”, 4 July 2013), the Institute of Public Accountants has continued to voice similar concerns over the short-sightedness of this policy measure set to come into play in July 2014.

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IPA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO RETHINK SELF-EDUCATION CAP

Thursday, 4 July 2013

With the return of Mr Rudd as Prime Minister, there is an opportunity to reconsider the short-sightedness of capping self-education expenses at $2,000 heralded by the Government to commence 1 July 2014, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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MEDIA RELEASE: IPA releases exposure draft for Financial Planning Services Standard

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has released an exposure draft of a Pronouncement of the Board of Directors (Pronouncement 11: Financial Planning Services) as a viable alternative to APES 230, the standard for financial advisory services promulgated by the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board (APESB).

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IPA RELEASES EXPOSURE DRAFT FOR FINANCIAL PLANNING SERVICES STANDARD

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has released an exposure draft of a Pronouncement of the Board of Directors (Pronouncement 11: Financial Planning Services) as a viable alternative to APES 230, the standard for financial advisory services promulgated by the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board (APESB).

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MEDIA RELEASE: Superannuation hopes dashed again

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

"The federal Government has provided a 'mish mash' of reforms in place of a long term policy platform. This will impact on future retirement expectations of thousands of Australians, says the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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MEDIA RELEASE: Small business loses out again

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Small businesses across Australia can expect further pain this year thanks to tonight’s Federal Budget which has again foregone any recognition of the value of the small business sector, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

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MEDIA RELEASE: Change to self-education tax deductions is short-sighted

Monday, 29 April 2013

The Government has announced that as of 1 July 2014, tax deductibility for work related self-education expenses is to be subjected to an annual cap of $2,000 a person. However, the IPA argues that the proposed reform is short-sighted as it overlooks the ongoing need for continuous professional development.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Who is really paying for higher super contributions?

Monday, 22 April 2013

On 1 July 2013, the compulsory super guarantee charge (SGC) rate will increase from 9 to 9.25 per cent but many Australians may not have thought about how it’s being funded, says the IPA.

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MEDIA RELEASE: IPA and SPAA sign collaboration agreement

Thursday, 18 April 2013

The IPA and SPAA have reached agreement to work together in areas such as accreditation, advocacy, research and policy development, organisational efficiencies, and education.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Soft compulsion for super pension products

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The unfettered use of superannuation on retirement is a threat to the ongoing viability of the superannuation system according to the IPA.

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