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Jotham Lian

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Jotham Lian is the editor of Accountants Daily, the leading source of breaking news, analysis and insight for Australian accounting professionals.

Before joining the team in 2017, Jotham wrote for a range of national mastheads including the Sydney Morning Herald, and Channel NewsAsia.

You can email Jotham at: jotham.lian@momentummedia.com.au 

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Rogue agent sees over 2,000 taxpayers impacted

Over 2,000 taxpayers in Western Australia who used an unregistered preparer to lodge their tax returns could now be requ...READ MORE
Accountants urged NSW to defer JobSaver rule change

Accountants urged NSW to defer JobSaver rule change

The NSW government’s decision to force businesses to retest their eligibility for the JobSaver and Micro-Business Gran...READ MORE

ATO eyes foreign income disguised as gifts, loans

The ATO will ramp up reviews and audits of Australian-resident taxpayers who attempt to conceal foreign source income as...READ MORE

‘Incredulous’: Service NSW confirms JobSaver fortnightly retest

Accountants and bookkeepers will be forced to reconfirm their clients’ eligibility for JobSaver and the Micro-Business...READ MORE
ATO tightens the net on gig economy

OnlyFans, Twitch, Patreon: ATO tightens the net on gig economy

Australians with side hustles, including those on online platforms OnlyFans, Patreon or Twitch, are being warned by the ...READ MORE

CA ANZ ‘monitoring’ KPMG cheating fallout

KPMG Australia partners and staff implicated in its internal cheating saga could soon hear from Chartered Accountants Au...READ MORE

ATO unfairly shut out late JobKeeper enrolments, says IGTO

The ATO failed to be “fair and reasonable” when considering late enrolments for the JobKeeper program, causing eligi...READ MORE
Convicted Sydney auditor

Convicted Sydney auditor’s registration cancelled

A Sydney auditor criminally convicted over audit failures while working on collapsed financial services company Halifax ...READ MORE
Andrew Barr

ACT boosts support grants with lockdown extended for 4 weeks

Canberra businesses can now expect a further grant payment of up to $30,000 following the territory government’s decis...READ MORE

NSW pushes ahead with JobSaver retest amid compliance talks

The NSW government will move ahead with its plan to require businesses to reconfirm their eligibility for JobSaver and t...READ MORE

Frydenberg shuns OECD’s GST reform recommendation

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has ruled out broadening the GST base and increasing its rate despite the Organisation for Eco...READ MORE

KPMG censured over ‘widespread’ internal test cheating

Widespread cheating during internal training tests at KPMG Australia has resulted in the firm parting ways with two part...READ MORE

Beauty business denied cash-flow boost

A franchise skincare and beauty salon has been denied the cash-flow boost after the Administrative Appeals Tribunal rule...READ MORE
Peter Gutwein

$50k grant boost for Tasmanian businesses

Tasmanian businesses suffering from ongoing state border closures will now be able to access grants of up to $50,000 as ...READ MORE

Sydney accountant sentenced over BAS fraud

A Sydney accountant who secretly amended clients’ business activity statements to pocket close to $4,500 has now been ...READ MORE


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