The Australian Accounting Awards is regarded as the industry’s most prestigious accolade recognising excellence across the entire accounting industry. The awards pinpoint professional development and innovation, showcasing both individuals and firms which are leading the way in the industry.
The awards night is traditionally a black-tie gala event held in Sydney. This year was celebrated with the team at Shannon's house via a virtual live stream event, hosted by MC Vince Sorrenti.
Up against over 580 nominations and 275 certified finalists, Brandon Tilley won the coveted Rising Star Of The Year Award as one of only 35 award winners!
Check out the winning moment! ➡
“I sometimes hear myself speaking with clients and cannot believe how much technical knowledge I have gained over a short period of time. I really enjoy accounting and thrive on the technical training at work. I am incredibly fortunate to work in an environment driven by a team mentality,” said Brandon.
We also celebrated with Paul and Shannon, who achieved finalist status in the following categories:️
Finalist: Paul Cunningham
Public Accountant of the Year
Finalist: Shannon Smit
Partner of the Year
Firm of the Year
Boutique Firm of the Year
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The updated alternative tests released by the Commissioner of Taxation are broadly similar to the alternative tests that were released in connection with the original decline in turnover test. However, there are some key differences.
To access JobKeeper payments from 28 September 2020, there are three questions that need to be assessed:
Is my business eligible? Am I and/or my employees eligible? and What JobKeeper rate applies?
We’ve summarised the key details in this update.