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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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Sub-trusts ‘redundant’ under final Div 7A ruling

With interest-free loans no longer an option the commercial incentive for sub-trusts ends, says the Tax Institute. ... READ MORE

ATO takes aim at ‘reckless’ claims of legal privilege

Final protocol developed to prevent “inappropriate” withholding of evidence, the Tax Office says. READ MORE

Tax time guide offers path through 100A

ATO update on trust distributions outlines key features of low and high-risk arrangements. READ MORE
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‘Broken’ advice system needs accountants to fill gap

Urgent reform must address cost and accessibility, says CA ANZ submission to review. READ MORE
ATO to issue 100A tax time guide this week

ATO to issue 100A tax time guide this week

Tax time guidance on how accountants should handle section 100A will be finalised this week. READ MORE
Switch to lifetime super cap, says CA ANZ

Switch to lifetime super cap, says CA ANZ

It would be fairer to women than annual limits, and the body urges support from both sides of politics. READ MORE

100A audits now ‘a lottery’

Concerns about retrospectivity are justified, said a tax lawyer. READ MORE
‘Stupid’ advice regime has huge mental health cost

‘Stupid’ advice regime has huge mental health cost

Finance professionals are stressed to breaking point by the adviser licence rules, SMSF Association conference hears. ... READ MORE

ATO position ‘has litigation written all over it’

The status of benefits paid to a member after death remains problematic, hears SMSF conference.  READ MORE