The Impact of Part A Qualifications

The Impact of Part A Qualifications

Before it became an ATO reporting requirement in the 2019 annual return, Part A qualifications were primarily ignored within the SMSF industry. Discussions centred mostly around compliance contraventions and whether an Auditor Contravention Report (ACR) was to be...

Putting the SMSF Brakes on Three-Yearly Audit Cycles

We’ve heard many reasons why the three-yearly audit cycle won’t reduce red tape or SMSF audit fees, and how it will increase the burden on SMSF trustees resulting in more auditor contravention reports (ACRs). But the SMSF industry has ignored one critical reason as to...

5 Reasons Why a Data Feed Isn’t an SMSF Audit

There is a perception in the SMSF industry that once a data feed is in place, there is nothing left for an auditor to do. While technology has provided enormous benefits through the automation of repetitive SMSF audit tasks, an SMSF auditor is still required to meet...