“New data from a research company has revealed that the percentage of Australians that rate accountants as being ethical and honest has dropped from last year, but is still the highest rating financial-related profession.”
Reports, insights and analysis of the Federal Budget delivered in Canberra on 9 May 2017
“Accountants in Australia, and their global counterparts, are changing their attitudes towards automation in the profession as the benefits become clearer, signalling a “new era” for accounting practices, according to a newly released study.”
“Business confidence among accounting firms has strengthened on the back of positive predictions for revenue and profit.”
The recently released ATO Taxation Statistics 2014-15 have revealed that individuals still prefer to lodge their tax returns through an agent rather than an ATO portal.
“Should accounting firms be doing more to enable employees to embrace flexible working arrangements?”
Accounting has been transformed by technology over the past decade. The next few years will see five key technologies impact the accounting industry immensely.
“As accounting firms increasingly look to offshore basic work in favour of recruiting graduates, a gap is beginning to emerge in the mid-level talent pool in Australia.”
“The president of the film academy says the two accountants responsible for the best-picture flub at Sunday’s Academy Awards will never work the Oscars again.”