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IFAs to benefit from budget

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2015
... legal and accounting advice being written off and the process to register a business simplified." Institute of Public Accountants chief executive Andrew Conway said he was "very pleased" that the government had considered both incorporated and unincorporated ...

RG146 "insufficient" on tax education: IPA

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 OCT 2014
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) said that the current education requirements for advisers on taxation law are insufficient and expressed concern at the exemption for advisers who belong to a professional association. "One semester unit of ...

IPA calls for repeal of 10% rule

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 APR 2014
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has urged the government to review the '10% rule', which restricts a number of Australians from making personal concessional contributions into their superannuation. Currently if a taxpayer earns more than 10% ...

IPA joins calls for LISC reintroduction

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 APR 2014
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is urging the Government to reintroduce the Low Income Superannuation Contributions (LISC) to ensure that low income earners are not disadvantaged. As a result of recent taxation changes those earning less than ...

FSC joins calls for tax deductible advice

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2014
... pre-Budget submission to join organisations such as the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) in calling for the tax incentives. "The FSC recommends that payments for up-front financial advice should be tax ...

Costs of new SMSF regulation expected to be "minimal"

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2013
... proposals with minimal cost and disruption," ASIC commissioner John Price said during a speech at the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) National Congress. Price said that the consultation process finishes today and added that the regulator expects ...

Accountants push for debate on FoFA changes

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2013
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has asked for "further exploration" of the Coalition's proposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation. The IPA said that it needs more detail on the amendments in order to make an assessment ...

IPA issues FoFA aligned draft standard

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2013
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) has issued a draft document for a financial planning services standard alternative to the current APES 230, the standard for financial advice services by the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board ...

TASA necessary for customer protection: accountants

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2013
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is supporting the Tax Agent Services Act (TASA) scheduled to be voted on today in the House of Representatives. The IPA said that the measure will give Australians the necessary consumer protection when it comes ...

IPA and SPAA sign SMSF collaboration agreement

STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 19 APR 2013
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the SMSF Professionals Association (SPAA) have reached an agreement to collaborate as a bridge between the public accountancy and SMSF sectors. The two bodies will work together on areas such as accreditation ...