Accountants continue to rank highly amongst the most trustworthy professions, with face-to-face interactions vital in developing trust despite digital uptake.
It’s clear that both the bookkeeping and accounting professions and how they work together are changing but what does the future hold for this partnership?
A reminder to all our registered agents to be aware of the potential for credit card fraud, both for themselves and their customers. Recently, we’ve received a number of reports of stolen credit card details being used to register companies or make payments for companies on behalf of people.
Registered agents play a big role in educating and assisting companies to manage their business obligations. By ensuring that these companies meet their obligations, they are positively contributing to Australia’s economic wellbeing.
BGL has analysed 2017 and 2018 franking credit data for SMSF tax returns lodged through our market leading Simple Fund 360 software.
The FASEA today marked its plans to recognise the prior learning of those with specialist designations and tertiary qualifications related to financial services.
Around 76 per cent of accountants plan to either stop providing financial advice or refer their clients to a financial planning firm once the FASEA standards commence, according to an industry poll.