Consultation Paper – Review of Professional Partnership Acquisitions – Lodgement Frequency Proposal
The joint accounting bodies were concerned by the proposed changes to the timings of future lodgements, following a partnership acquisition, as detailed in consultation paper Review of Professional Partnerships Acquisitions – Position and Consultation Paper (the Position Paper) released by Queensland Revenue Office (QRO) in August 2022.
Exposure Draft 01/23 Proposed Revisions to APES 110 Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (including Independence Standards)
IPA is supportive of the range of proposed amendments to incorporate changes made by the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants that act to strengthen and clarify the independence principles that apply to individuals and Firms for the audit of Group Financial Statements.
Administrative Review Reform - Issues Paper
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the Administrative Review Reform – Issues Paper (Issues Paper).
Treasury on the education standards for experienced financial advisers
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the exposure draft legislation with respect to the above. We note that related submissions were made in February and September 2022.
Clean Energy Capacity Study
The Joint Accounting Bodies have addressed selected questions in the discussion paper and provided our views on other matters relevant to the Study including the definition of Australia’s clean energy workforce, the role of accountants and the professional accounting bodies, the sector-specific skills required, the role of technology, education, training and professional development pathways and labour supply factors.
PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION 2023-24
The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Group welcomes the opportunity to present our pre-Budget submission for the 2023-24 financial year. We look forward to working with the Government on its economic agenda set against the challenges of an uncertain domestic and international environment.
Better targeted superannuation concessions
On behalf of the Institute of Public Accountants (the IPA), I submit our comments on the proposed reforms to the superannuation system which are outlined in the consultation paper titled Better targeted superannuation concessions, dated 31 March 2023 (the Proposed Reforms).
Treasury Laws Amendment (2023 Measures No.1) Bill 2023 – Schedule 3 - Implementation of the Government's response to the Review of the Tax Practitioners Board
The external professional association members1 of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Tax Practitioner Governance and Standards Forum2 (TPGSF), collectively the Joint Bodies, make this submission in response to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee’s (the Committee) inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (2023 Measures No. 1) Bill 2023 (the Bill), specifically Schedule 3 which relates to proposed changes to the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA).
Treasury Laws Amendment (2023 Measures No. 1) Bill 2023 [Provisions]
On behalf of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), I submit to you our comments on Schedule 4 of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2023 Measures No. 1) Bill 2023 [Provisions].
Legislating the objective of superannuation – consultation paper
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), the Institute of Financial Professionals Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants welcome the opportunity to respond to the Legislating the objective of superannuation consultation (OoS Consultation) presently underway at Treasury.