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Cyberthreats: it’s coming from inside!

By Andrea Murad Whether malicious or human error and no matter how many protections a company has, internal data breaches are just as significant and even more prevalent than attacks from hackers. How do companies tackle the human element of cybersecurity threats? Since every company is susceptible to some type of attack and the consequences… Read More Cyberthreats: it’s coming from inside!

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Beyond Blockchain

Blockchain might be the trend du jour, but it is just one part of the distributed ledger  technology revolution. I am going to be completely honest: I am not a blockchain expert. But I do have a strong interest in how blockchain technology is going to change our profession.In 2017, I joined a MeetUp group – Blockchain… Read More Beyond Blockchain

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Banking is open for innovation

By Chris Sheedy Open banking is about to become big news in 2019, but what does it mean for customers and improving service delivery? You’re on the hunt for a new credit card and goodness, it’s the most dreary task you’ve ever attempted (apart from that awful day, two years ago, that you wasted trying… Read More Banking is open for innovation

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Do it once, do it right

By Sholto MacPherson Single Touch Payroll and Payday Filing may spark a mass migration to cloud accounting among small businesses. Are chartered accountants ready? If there were anything left to debate about whether online software was safe, surely the tax authorities have ended it. Almost simultaneously, the tax departments of Australia and New Zealand have… Read More Do it once, do it right

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New technologies set to power an audit

By Shaaheen Tar-Mahomed We are seeing rapid digitisation of our society and our lives, where everything creates data. More data was produced in 2017 than in the previous 5,000 years of humanity.[1] New and disruptive technologies are emerging at a rapid pace. Blockchain, the cloud, robotic process automation (RPA), digital labour, machine learning, deep learning,… Read More New technologies set to power an audit

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Digitalisation of tax: international perspectives (2019 edition)

Find out how digital technology been utilised by international tax administrators to reduce costs and improve compliance and tax yields, while crucially assessing the future challenges these economies face. In particular, in this updated 2019 version, we synthesises a holistic review of the processes of digitalisation: the needs of the different stakeholders, the tools and… Read More Digitalisation of tax: international perspectives (2019 edition)