Media Releases

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

  • EMPLOYERS BEWARE – SG LOOPHOLE NOW CLOSED

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has issued a warning to employers that the loophole, which has seen wage theft in relation to superannuation guarantee (SG) rules in the past, is no longer.

  • TARGETED, SIMPLER SMALL BUSINESS TAX CONCESSIONS

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has commended the Board of Taxation for its holistic review of small business tax concessions. The report was tabled by the Government in December 2019.

  • NHMRC GRANT FURTHERS IPA’S MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH EFFORT

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is pleased to confirm a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) which will support the IPA’s research endeavours into the mental health of small business.

  • IPA HONES IN ON MENTAL HEALTH

    Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) chief executive officer, Andrew Conway, has addressed hundreds on delegates at IPA’s national congress being held in Adelaide this week, highlighting the extensive work the Institute is doing in the mental health arena.

  • REGULATORY BURDEN STIFLING PRODUCTIVITY

    At the opening address at the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) National Congress in Adelaide this week chief executive officer, Andrew Conway, said that the regulatory burden on the nation was stifling productivity and growth.

  • The accounting profession calls for efficient regulatory frameworks

    The three major professional accounting bodies – CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) – have joined forces to review the frameworks that regulate how financial and tax advice is provided in Australia.

  • OFF AGAIN, ON AGAIN - SUPER GUARANTEE AMNESTY

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) commends the Government for reconfirming its commitment to ease the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) penalty regime by reintroducing a Bill for a one-off amnesty for historical SG underpayments.

  • LIMITED FINANCIAL ADVICE MODEL REQUIRED

    The Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation has failed to deliver affordable financial advice, denying many people access to appropriate advice leading into their retirement.