Media Releases

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

  • Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has welcomed the introduction of the Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020.

  • SUPER GUARANTEE AMNESTY FINALLY HERE

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has commended the Government for finally bringing the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) amnesty for employers to fruition.

  • Reckon & IPA strengthen partnership with industry first initiative

    SYDNEY, Australia – 17 February 2020 – Australian accounting software provider Reckon (ASX:RKN) has bolstered their partnership with the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), expanding the distribution of IPA books+ cloud accounting solution to boost small business productivity.

  • 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.