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Philip King

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Philip King is editor of Accounting Times, 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.

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Small business ‘will be sent bust by flawed IR bill’

The complex legislation has become the number one threat to the sector, COSBOA says. Read More

Accountants ‘happy but suffer from overwork, insufficient exercise�...

Main challenges come from increasing regulation and compliance, although job satisfaction rates highly, survey finds. ...Read More

TaxLeopard hunts down rival Airtax to feed expansion plan

The tax app for freelancers and contractors has made its first acquisition since launching last year, buying a “sleepi...Read More

ATO slams brakes on debts campaign in face of backlash

Frustrated tax agents complained of letters about on-hold tax debts of just a few cents that were a waste of time to rec...Read More

‘Motivate, rather than mandate, to bridge WFH gap’

Staff and employers disagree about how many days should be spent in the office but businesses should avoid laying down t...Read More

Black Friday? Cafes, restaurants charge towards black hole

Retail is enjoying a sales-driven reprieve but no such luck for hospitality, with record numbers leaving or going bust. ...Read More

Payroll staff on wanted list over holiday period

Contract workers with financial skills will be in high demand as annual leave bites, recruiter says. Read More

Bookkeepers, accounts clerks will lose 40% of tasks to AI

Traditional accounting roles will be among the white-collar jobs most impacted by the technology, research shows. ...Read More

ATO slips from top spot in public trust ranking

Process and outcome-related complaints were cited as reasons for a decline in trust and satisfaction in the Tax Office c...Read More

Grant Thornton helps Booktopia reach the top shelf

Online book retailer installs autonomous robot distribution centre with help from mid-tier consulting team. ...Read More

CA ANZ fines PwC $50k, imposes reporting regime

It shows the body is committed to upholding the “highest standards of professional ethics”, CEO says. ...Read More

Dark web buzzes with more users, increased trading

The most popular items include counterfeit passports, user IDs and passwords, says BDO. Read More

Accounting salaries outpace insurance, banking

Wages growth for tax professionals runs ahead of the national average and in some advertised finance jobs the pay has go...Read More

ATO instals system to detect illegal SMSF early access

The first attempt to measure the problem will be able to determine the amounts involved and gather intelligence to addre...Read More

Family businesses reject corporate ESG movement, survey finds

But a gap in understanding around green issues should not be mistaken for a gap in implementing actual sustainable pract...Read More