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Tony Zhang

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Tony Zhang is a journalist at Accountants Daily, which is the leading source of news, strategy and educational content for professionals working in the accounting sector.

Since joining the Momentum Media team in 2020, Tony has written for a range of its publications including Lawyers Weekly, Adviser Innovation, ifa and SMSF Adviser. He has been full-time on Accountants Daily since September 2021.

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ASIC throws hands up at levy

ASIC throws hands up at levy

ASIC has insisted its hands are tied when it comes to the industry levy, saying ultimate responsibility for the funding ... Read More
Shelley Banton

ATO reaffirms SMSF auditor independence

The ATO has released its long-awaited guidance on SMSF auditor independence, reaffirming the requirements set out in APE... Read More

ATO’s reciprocal auditing benchmark not a ‘get-out-of-jail-free ca...

SMSF auditors have been warned that SMSF firms cannot rely on the ATO’s benchmark guidance regarding reciprocal arrang... Read More
ASIC

ASIC outlines advice fee consent requirements

ASIC has released new legislative instruments around advice fee consent and lack of independence disclosure, designed to... Read More
financial adviser

Low-fee clients kneecapping practice values

A new report from a wealth management business broker has put further weight behind current claims that advisers cannot ... Read More
ATO makes extension relief on NALI

ATO makes extension relief on NALI

The ATO has made an extension on the transitional compliance approach in PCG 2020/5 for another 12 months, providing rel... Read More
Super contributions more complex with increasing changes

‘Too many Band-Aid approaches’: Super contributions more complex w...

Ahead of the coming indexation of contribution caps, super contributions are facing the reality of becoming increasingly... Read More
apportioning SMSF expenses

Consistency needed when determining best methods for apportioning SMSF...

Consistency will be the key approach when applying the specific methodology of apportioning expenses, while continued al... Read More
ATO

ATO sees highest response rate after SAN misuse mailout

The ATO has completed its follow-up mailout to all auditors regarding SMSF auditor number (SAN) misuse, seeing the highe... Read More
Geoff Rooney

BDO expands partnership with SuperConcepts to bolster audit offering

The collaboration will now see BDO provide its audit services to the SMSF service provider. Read More

Many building and similar contracts place SMSFs at risk

SMSFs appear to have a great appetite for investing in real estate and becoming involved with making improvements to pro... Read More

More deeper, specialised processes required to fully measure SMSF oper...

Understanding the complete picture of the operating expenses of an SMSF will require research to dig deeper, as limitati... Read More
Shelley Banton

Understanding the reportable breach process in ATO’s new investment ...

Understanding how reportable breaches will be decided and weighed upon will be crucial when preparing the SMSF’s inves... Read More
Aaron Dunn

Electronic document execution measures hit roadblock

The extension of measures enabling SMSF corporate trustees to electronically execute documents has suffered a setback, w... Read More
Steve Prendeville

Why the value of your practice could take a hit

How much is your client base affecting the valuation you can get for your business? One M&A consultant reveals the t... Read More

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