Media Releases

View what we have to say about topics of interest to our members and the accounting profession.

  • REBOOT BUDGET DELIVERED: NOW TIME TO KICK GOALS

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has commended the Federal Budget designed to create jobs and get Australia moving again but has repeated its call for the Government to now address the longer-term need for reform.

  • SUGAR HELPS MEDICINE GO DOWN BUT WE STILL NEED THE MEDICINE

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has welcomed tonight’s Federal Budget recognising the need for earlier tax cuts and significant investment are needed to reboot the Australian economy in the road to recovery, but is still urging the Government to think holistic reform.

  • BUDGET 2020: JOB HALF DONE

    The 2020 Federal Budget has introduced considerable fiscal stimulus to move the economy forward for the short to medium term, but it fails to address the fundamentals for the long term, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

  • SMALL BUSINESS HOLDS KEY TO LOCKED-DOWN ECONOMY

    Tonight’s Federal Budget has brought renewed focus on small business survival and growth to drive the post-COVID economic recovery, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

  • INCREASE THE CAP ON SMALL BUSINESS DISCOUNT

    News that the Government is set to bring back the loss carry back initiative is welcomed but it will not help the majority of small businesses, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). The offset rate increases are welcomed but the cap of $1,000 is inadequate.

  • TAKING THE TALKTOBER CHALLENGE

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is proud to support The Male Hug, a dedicated men’s mental health organisation founded by IPA member, Tony Rabah.

  • United call for Small Business Viability Review program in budget

    The nation’s peak accounting and bookkeeping bodies have joined forces with the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell to make a united call for a Small Business Viability Review program to be included in the Federal Budget.

  • NOW IS THE TIME FOR GENUINE TAX REFORM

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is urging the Government to think more broadly and implement holistic tax reform to drive productivity, innovation, jobs, and economic growth.