Media Releases

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

  • TAX POLICY CHANGES AHEAD – WHAT’S AT STAKE?

    The two major political parties are foreshadowing divergent tax changes but it will be left to tax agents who fully understand the implications to advise their clients on what it all means, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

  • ASIC FUNDING MODEL

    Government announces further consultation into ASIC’s future funding model will take place has been welcomed by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)

  • OLD MACDONALD FARM APPROACH TO TAX

    Amid a period of ‘tax talk crossfire’ between the major political parties, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is making urgent calls for the parties to bring robust and holistic tax reform to fruition.

  • LABOR’S PROPOSED POLICY: HITTING SELF-FUNDED RETIREES

    The Labor Party's proposal to end cash refunds for excess dividend imputation credits will hurt thousands of self-retirees - these are people who place no pressure on the pension system, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

  • IPA’s MBA: SUPPORTING SME GROWTH

    When the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) partnered Deakin University last year to deliver a Master of Business Administration (MBA) as its professional program, there was deliberate focus on small business.

  • GROUP PARTNERSHIP

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has announced its partnership with the St.George Banking Group (St.George Bank, Bank of Melbourne and BankSA) as part of its suite of member benefits.

  • SGC PENALTIES: DRACONIANISM MUST GO BEFORE NEW MEASURES ADDED

    Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions paid by employers is key to a person’s retirement plan but some penalties for non-compliance may be detrimental to small business and there may be more red tape on the way, according to the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).