• AASB ED 302 – Discl in SP Fin Statements

    Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Exposure Draft ED 302 Amendment to Australian Accounting Standards – Disclosures in Special Purpose Financial Statements of Certain For-Profit Private Sector Entities.

  • Pre-Budget Submission 2.0 2020-21

    The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to present our second pre-Budget submission for the 2020-21 financial year. We look forward to working with the Government on its economic agenda set against the difficult COVID-19 environment.

  • JobKeeper Subsidy Extension – Exemption from State Payroll Tax

    Further to our letter to you of 7 April 2020, we are writing to you to seek an extension of the payroll tax exemptions and concessions put in place with respect to the JobKeeper subsidy which is now being extended1 by the Federal government to apply until 28 March 2021.

  • Extension of the JobKeeper Payment

    The Joint Bodies welcome the further changes announced today to the extension to the JobKeeper Payment scheme from 28 September 2020 through to 28 March 2021.

  • Board approved courses requirements — conversion to Legislative Instruments

    The submission is in response to converting the existing proposed guidelines and information sheets which contain the requirements for the following Board approved courses into Legislative Instruments: • basic accountancy principles for tax agents • commercial law for tax agents • Australian taxation law for tax agents • basic GST/BAS taxation principles.

  • APESB ED Part 4B of APES110

    The IPA supports the proposed amendments to APES 110 Part 4B to align with amendments to ASAE 3000 Assurance Engagements Other than Audits of Historical Financial Information and the addition of the material relating to independence requirements where there is a relationship or interest with parties responsible for the ‘Underlying Subject Matter or Subject Matter Information’.