Accountants have a seat in the boardrooms of Australia’s most powerful companies, and they’re a huge chunk of, and a trusted adviser to, the SME community. As a profession, accountants are among the most influential in the country.
At a time when accountants and tax are an election issue, it’s more important than ever to have your voice heard. Both the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader are locking horns over the deductibility of tax agent’s fees. Without both sides of government correctly understanding the nature of what accountants do, detrimental policy could get over the line.
How do you have your say? Sequel CFO founder and managing director David Boyar — a thought leader finalist in this year’s Australian Accounting Awards — and editor of Accountants Daily Katarina Taurian talk through how you can influence the future of your profession.