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Countplus subsidiary acquires CDC Partners

Staff Writer 21 June 2022

CountPlus subsidiary, CountPlus One has acquired Sydney-based accounting business, CDC Partners.

Countplus announced the transaction to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) today noting that it involved a purchase of $600,000 plus an upside payment if revenues exceed certain targets with a maximum consideration of $800,000 having been agreed.

It said…

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Charges brought against directors of alleged mortgage scam

Yasmine Masi 20 June 2022

Two directors and one officer of mortgage lender, Remedy Housing, have been charged with criminal directors’ duties breaches after “dishonestly” offering ‘interest-free’ mortgages to consumers.

Directors Brent Smith and Mahmoud Khodr, and officer Fue Mano, appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday after the investigation was referred to the…

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Accountants want move to monthly inflation reporting

Mike Taylor 8 June 2022 No Comments

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ASIC cancels registrations for 10 SMSF auditors

Oksana Patron 30 May 2022 No Comments

ASIC has cancelled the registration of 10 auditors of SMSFs who failed to lodge their annual statements.

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Access takes Reckon Accountants Group

Mike Taylor 19 May 2022 No Comments

In what represents a key acquisition, Access Group has taken control of Reckon Accountants Group including APS and Reckon Elite.

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Victorian accountant jailed for tax fraud

Yasmine Masi 13 April 2022 No Comments

A Melbourne accountant has been sentenced to three years’ jail for tax fraud after he submitted false BAS forms for financial gain.



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