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FPA reveals 2021 award finalists

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... Practice of the Year Award Alman Partners (QLD) APT Wealth (NSW) Enlightened Financial Solutions (QLD) FPA Financial Planner AFP of the Year Award Leanne Bielik - 2020 Wealth (VIC) Michelle Maguire - MLC Advise (NSW) Craig Phillips - Phillips Wealth ...

Crackdown on ERS scams continues

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has confirmed it is still working with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to crack down on early release of super scams which cost Australians over $6 million. Combined, the value of scams rose 23% in 2020, with ...

FPA announces 2020 award winners

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
... undertake for their new and loyal clients," FPA said in a statement. Nat Daley of Hard Line Wealth won the FPA Financial Planner AFP of the Year Award for 2020. In a new category, the FPA Advice Innovation Award sought to recognise members who have using ...

CSIRO contractor in crypto scam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... CSIRO to perform data archiving and software support. Through his role he had access to CSIRO servers and supercomputers. The AFP found he had used CSIRO technology to mine an estimated $9400 in cryptocurrency. It was calculated that the minimum monetary ...

Tax fraud goes from paradise to prison

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2020
... pay the tax liabilities. A civil audit commenced in 2000 after a tip off from a tax agent and was then was referred to the AFP which commenced criminal investigations in early 2001. ATO assistant commissioner Aislinn Walwyn said the sentencing shows ...

AFP charges early release scammers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2020
... three people with allegedly submitting false claims to gain early access to superannuation under the new COVID-19 measures. AFP Taskforce Iris has charged seven people in total with submitting false early release of super (ERS) claims. Police will allege ...

FPA award nominations open, new award announced

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2020
... Certified Financial Planner Professional of the Year Award, FPA Professional Practice of the Year Award, FPA Financial Planner AFP of the Year Award, FPA Paraplanner of the Year Award, FPA University Student of the Year Award, FPA Advice Innovation Award ...

Another sentenced in ATO fraud

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... five years. His arrest was part of Operation Elbrus, which commenced in 2016 and was led by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and assisted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). It involved pay-as-you-go withholding tax and goods and services tax ...

12 charged in $17m fraud

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
... joint-agency investigation into an elaborate $17 million fraud has resulted in charges against 12 people. Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigators executed search warrants at 10 locations across Sydney, nine in south-east Queensland and two in the ...

Woman jailed in $105m tax scam

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
... non-parole period of two years and six months. Operation Elbrus was a 2017 investigation led by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), with significant assistance from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), into a large-scale and organised tax fraud conspiracy. ...
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