Class has launched a new tool to help accountants connect with independent auditors as new SMSF audit requirements kick in.
The APESB has issued exposure draft amendments to fee provisions in the APES 110 Code of Ethics and its effects on auditor independence stan
The Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board has launched its first fully interactive website, in a move described as a “game cha
The ATO has updated its auditor obligation guidance on the extension of its transitional compliance approach to non-arm’s length expenditu
The ATO has clarified the need for auditors to report correctly in the designated sections in the audit/actuary contravention report (ACR) f
Firms should not try to run the gauntlet head-on when facing the upcoming auditor independence standards and should instead focus on pivotin
Determining the real purpose of the business real property for SMSFs requires greater considerations in the compliance parameters of the pro
A New South Wales tax practitioner who falsely lodged self-managed superannuation fund annual returns before audits were completed has been
The ATO has flagged that it will continue to formulate its position on referral sources ahead of incoming auditor independence standards, ai
A new update has been applied to the recently released ATO independence guidance for approved SMSF auditors.
Evolv has entered into a strategic alliance with AuditMatch aimed to deliver rapid solutions for accounting firms facing the SMSF audit inde
SMSF auditors have been warned that SMSF firms cannot rely on the ATO’s benchmark guidance regarding reciprocal arrangements as it does no
Firms are urged to “grab the bull by the horns” and proactively adopt new SMSF independence measures.
The ATO has published the long-awaited auditor independence guidance on the independence standards impacting in-house audits and its complia
The SMSF sector has continued to surge, reaching nearly 600,000 total funds with more than 1.1 million members whilst continued shifts are s
The new ATO investment strategy guidelines will require SMSFs to be increasingly compliant, with the change in view from the auditor creatin
Accounting firms waiting on ATO guidance around new SMSF auditor independence requirements have been handed an additional resource from a pr
SMSF firms holding off on making business decisions regarding the auditor independence standards until they receive the ATO’s letter have
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