2015

December 2015

Superannuation tax reform can be palatable - Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

ATO admits past failures – Accountants Daily

November 2015

SMSFs a value add for accountants – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Financial advice soft litigation target – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

ASIC already shadow shopping as deadline looms – Accountants Daily

ASIC already shadow shopping, accountants warned – SMSF Adviser

Accountants must look beyond compliance – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

FOS relevant to referral models – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Will tardy accountants create licensing bottleneck? – Money Management

IPA urges members to prepare for disruption – SMSF Adviser

Disruption here to stay: embrace it says IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

Get a leg up on your competition - Part 1 – SMSF Adviser

The angel and devil scenario of ethical investing – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Exporting for growth – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

October 2015

Industry applauds LRBA decision – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Government response raises opportunity for ethical investment – IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

Govt's FSI response to open door for ESG investment – Money Management

SMSF industry applauds long-awaited response to FSI – SMSF Adviser

IPA appoints Sterling to relaunch media platform – SMSF Adviser

Government response on LRBA welcomed: IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

IPA appoints Sterling to relaunch media platform – Investor Daily

Income product for retirement welcomed by IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

Paradigm's AFSL plan draws interest from accountants - Life & health insurance news

ATO's use of technology hurting accountants' productivity – Accountants Daily

IPA excited by 'inner revolutionary' govt approach – Accountants Daily

Industry applauds LRBA decision – Financial Observer

Income product for retirement welcomed – IPA – Professional Planner

Government response on LRBA welcomed: IPA – Professional Planner

Innovation policy: more cooperation required says IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

'Inner revolutionary' exciting, but tell us more: IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

A means to improve access to capital – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

TPP pleasing but more needs to be done: IPA – Money Management

IPA Hub Updated – Business Acumen Magazine

IPA CEO Conway given Deakin University Young Alumni Award – Business Acumen Magazine

TPP pleasing but more needs to be done: IPA – Money Management

COMPETITION POLICY REFORM - GET ON WITH IT – Noodls Australia

Trans-Pacific Partnership shows promise: IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

September 2015

IPA urges govt to ‘get on with it’ – Accountants Daily

Australia “in desperate need” of competition reform: IPA – Money Management

IPA targets ‘disproportionate’ SG charges – Accountants Daily

IPA pushes for changes in ‘disproportionate’ SG – SMSF Adviser

PM denies white paper ditched – Accountants Daily

PM disputes claims of halting Tax White Paper – SMSF Adviser

Reduced SG penalty will help small businesses – Money Management

Small business still in vogue with cabinet – Professional Planner

IPA, CPA call for continued reform – Accountants Daily

Six things Malcolm Turnbull should tackle as PM – Smart Company

Independent panel should govern super – Financial Observer

ATO acknowledges tax agent frustrations – Business Acumen Magazine and Professional Planner

Accountants risk missing out on limited AFSL – Money Management

Capstone partners with the Tax Institute – IFA magazine

SME innovation policy rethink required now – MyBusiness

Leading advice firm announces alliance to aid accountants – Wealth Professional

August 2015

Threefold warning for accountants – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

IPA reinforces ASIC warning to accountants – Business Acumen Magazine

Bookkeepers eligible for prestigious national accounting awards for the first time - Medianet

ASIC sets new soft deadline for limited ASFL application – SMSF Adviser

ASIC specifies new date for licensing applications – Accountants Daily

IPA urges members to act on limited licensing – Money Management

IPA reinforces ASIC warning to accountants – Professional Planner

Applying for a limited license – the time to act is now – Professional Planner

Hockey tells accountants to look overseas – Accountants Daily

Australian Small Business White Paper – 2GB

IPA calls for ‘fairer’ small business tax policy – Accountants Daily

Regulation still a drag on small business - MyBusiness

IPA pushes for small business guarantee – Accountants Daily

Xero scores new partnerships – The Australian and multiple other titltes

Enterprise stuck in last century, say Deakin, IPA – Geelong Advertiser

Back our bright sparks – Herald Sun

IPA warns of ‘looming economic crisis’ – SMSF Adviser

IPA calls for a state-backed loan guarantee as SMEs struggle to get finance – Smart Company

Small Business key to growth – Sunraysia Daily

Small business key to avoiding recession – Sky News, GWN7, Prime 7 and multiple titles

July 2015

What’s the business case for federal Treasury offices beyond Canberra’s bubble – The Mandarin

A means to improve access to capital – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Senior leadership changes at super lobby group – SMSF Adviser

How to get your tax done this year – News.com.au

How to get your tax done – Herald-Sun

Short cuts to a quick return – Money Saver HQ

IPA: Single Touch Payroll delay warranted – Professional Planner

IPA says ATO’s single touch payroll delay ‘sensible’ – Business Acumen Magazine

IPA welcomes Single Touch Payroll delay – Accountants Daily

Opportunity to extend advice reach – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Unfair contract legislation to finally help SMEs fight predatory financial institutions – Business Acumen Magazine

Playing with super: The house affordability debate –Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

In the line of fire – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Consumer protection: is it enough? – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

June 2015

ACCC issues scam warning – Accountants Daily 

A standard chart of accounts is coming, says the ATO – Accountants Daily

Tax system inhibits growth: IPA – Money Management

Single touch payroll delayed – Accountants Daily

IPA: Australia will choke without tax overhaul – Professional Planner

IPA calls for ‘tax overhaul’ -  Accountants Daily

Australia’s tax system inhibits growth, IPA says – TA-News (Washington)

IPA: consider zero tax rate to drive start-ups, productivity – Business Acumen Magazine

IPA backs UCT protections – Accountants Daily

Unfair contract legislation to finally help SMEs fight predatory financial institutions ¬ Business Acumen Magazine

May 2015

Infrastructure for SMSFs to develop over time – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Bonus just the entrée – Herald Sun

IPA issues warning about new asset write-off measure – Accountants Daily

ABN does not mean eligibility for $20K asset write-off – Money Management

Budget fine print may trap small businesses, experts warn – Herald Sun

Treasury office in Sydney gets funds allocated – Australian Financial Review

Consumer protection: is it enough? – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

IPA calls for small business finance guarantee – Accountants Daily

Budget 2015: Check tax claim before spending, small businesses warned – The Australian

Talk to taxman or risk write-off shock, firms told – The Australian

Federal budget 2015: The government's something special may not save Australia – The Australian and multiple News Corp titles

Buying a home plasma TV and claiming it for your business? The ATO will come after you – Australian Financial Review and multiple Fairfax titles

Budget 2015: Will the small business tax breaks boost economic growth? – ABC News Online

Asset write-off – ABC Radio National

PM dismisses risk of small business rorts – The Australian

Claim small businesses could rort Tony Abbott's new tax deductions – News Informer

Spend up quick, businesses urged – Herald Sun

Asset write-off booster – Herald Sun

Small business winners in the 2015 Federal Budget – Mozo.com.au

Small business tax break – 3AW

Small business tax break – 2GB

Federal budget 2015: Art gallery jumps on $20,000 small business tax write-off - The Bellingen Shire Courier Sun

Small business tax break 'won't be open slather', tax experts say – Sydney Morning Herald and multiple Fairfax titles

Finally, good news for SMEs – IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

IPA: Good news for small business at last – Professional Planner

Small business to reap benefits of Budget – SMSF Adviser

Infrastructure for SMSFs to develop over time – Financial Observer

IFAs to benefit from budget – Financial Standard

IPA welcomes govt's small business package – Accountants Daily

IPA calls for zero pc tax rate – Accountants Daily

We're all in on bookies': Xero appeases bookkeepers in social media stoush – BRW

Zero tax rate for productivity’s sake – Congoo News

Xero calms bookkeepers' fears after online stoush  -  Australian Financial Review

Ignoring disruptors a gamble for practitioners – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Negative Gearing – Channel 9: Weekend Today   

April 2015

Incentives needed to boost use of retirement income products - Money Management

Contestants winnings – 101.1FM

Accountants urge annuities option – Super Review

ATO's new digital apps create a stir with tax agents – Australian Financial Review

Joe Hockey's 'Google tax' just a political slogan, experts say – Sydney Morning Herald and multiple other titles

Accountants call for more than 1.5% corporate tax cut - Business Acumen Magazine

Stop poor advice not LRBAs: IPA – Money Management

IPA calls for repeal of 10% rule – Money Management

March 2015

Industry content with tax review approach – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

IPA calls for deductible advice - Accountants Daily

Tax deductible advice to help with better retirement outcomes - Professional Planner

Tax deductible advice to help with better retirement outcomes – IPA - Business Acumen Magazine

Benefits outweigh costs of tax free advice: IPA - Money Management

IPA cites commissions in deductibility debate - Money Management

IPA says 10 pct rule should be repealed – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

A government=backed VC fund? - Yahoo 7 Kochie’s Business Builders

Associations push to abolish 10 per cent rule – SMSF Adviser

Tax deductible advice to help with better retirement outcomes – Noodles Gateway to Facts

Gloomy now, brighter later: CBA Strategist - Financial Observer

Blame poor advice not LRBAs for gearing issues: IPA – SMSF Adviser

IPA calls for repeal of 10% rule – Money Management

Boosting your SMSF business in a new licensing environment – SMSF Adviser

Stop poor advice not LRBAs: IPA – Money Management

Repeal the 10 per cent rule - Noodles Gateway to Facts

Before LRBA ban, stop poor quality advice – IPA – Professional Planner

Before LRBA ban, stop poor quality advice – IPA – Business Acumen Magazine

Unlicensed accountants must not give advice – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

Small business tax cuts 'mot enough' says IPA – Accountants Daily

Spike in lawsuits against accountants – Australian Financial Review

IPA issues cash flow warning for Single Touch Payroll – Accountants Daily

Benefits outweigh costs of tax free advice: IPA – Money Management

Accountants drop ball on limited AFSL – IFA Magazine

February 2015

Bankrolling bright ideas – Herald Sun

IPA tells govt to address 'poor quality advice' – SMSF Adviser

Accountants lobby govt for loan guarantee scheme – The Adviser

IPA calls for legal privilege for tax advice – Accountants Daily

Accountants call for loan guarantee scheme – Mortgage Business

Compulsory annuities move would shift risk – Super Review

Why Small Business Matters – Selfmanagedsuper Magazine

IPA backs 'small business' tax cut – Money Management

IPA partners with Capstone – Money Management

Political chaos' blamed for delay of key tax and intergenerational reports until March – Sydney morning herald and multiple other titles

Associations aspire to professional status – Financial Observer

Tax white paper 'very likely' delayed indefinitely – Accountants Daily

Tax white paper 'casualty' of leadership crisis – SMSF Adviser

IPA questions advisers' tax training – Money Management

January 2015

Accountants drop ball on limited licence – IFA Magazine

Financial planners would love accountants' kudos, public confidence – Professional Planner

Boost tax training or restrict advisers' scope of practice: IPA – Money Management

Change GST before next election, pleads business – The Australian

Accountants reject ban on SMSF borrowing: poll – SMSF Adviser

Cross-border merger of UK and Australian accountancy bodies completed – The Accountant

Little things count when thinking big – Herald Sun