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Philip King

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Philip King is editor of Accountants Daily and SMSF Adviser, the leading sources of news, insight, and educational content for professionals in the accounting and SMSF sectors.
Philip joined the titles in March 2022 and brings extensive experience from a variety of roles at The Australian national broadsheet daily, most recently as motoring editor. His background also takes in spells on diverse consumer and trade magazines.
You can email Philip on: [email protected]au 
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Lose trust and it’s a long way back, says CPA Australia

President says it has taken four years of hard work to recover from the Malley affair. Read More

Buyback law closes loophole ‘but franking credits here to stay’

Assistant Treasurer guarantees dividend imputation scheme but says off-market share buybacks exploit a loophole that mus... Read More

Super balance cap would destabilise the system: TSA

Confidence is crucial for people when retirement planning, says the professional body, and would be unfair to those who ... Read More

ATO provides relief for resigned SMSF directors

Directors who have resigned prior to 1 December will no longer be required to obtain an ID under prospective tweaks to t... Read More

Pensioner work scheme ‘will fail to ease skill shortage’

An ability to earn an extra $4,000 this year before losing benefits has insufficient time to make an impact, researchers... Read More

SMSF collectable debt, contraventions on the rise, ATO confirms

The tax office’s annual report highlights some of the recurring issues for funds. Read More

Tax Office ‘hit by 3 million cyber attacks a month’

The Second Commissioner says criminals are getting smarter about identity theft and the tax infrastructure is vulnerable... Read More

Pay super with wages to end billions in shortfall: ISA

Industry Super Australia says the upcoming budget should mandate the change to end the “unpaid super scourge”. ... Read More

SMSFs chasing franked dividends ‘should diversify overseas’

The bulk of ASX dividends come from just a few sectors and that leaves SMSFs vulnerable, says fund manager. Read More

ATO sets record straight on director ID requirements

While some directors who previously resigned will still be required to apply for a director ID, the ATO has assured SMSF... Read More

Two-thirds of directors drag feet on ID numbers

With two months until the deadline, most company directors have yet to apply for their identifier.  ... Read More

Auditor Proud Day toasts the profession with tea and cupcakes

It’s a time to reflect on the challenges and embrace a pivotal role in sustainability, say leaders. Read More

‘Devil in the detail’ of extra skilled migrant scheme

It’s unclear how far expansion of the scheme will solve the talent shortage in accounting, says CPA Australia. ... Read More

Jobs summit $1.1bn boost for TAFE ‘just one piece of puzzle’

Training, workforce participation and skilled migration will be the focus of day 2 agenda. Read More

Finance bodies welcome proposals for sweeping overhaul of advice rules

An interim report pitches 12 proposals to simplify advice regulations and make it more accessible. Read More


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