In conjunction with SMSF Adviser, CEO of Smarter SMSF – Aaron Dunn co-hosts the new fortnightly SMSF Adviser Show with editor, Miranda Brownlee to take a look at what is making news and driving discussion across the SMSF sector.
Episode #1 – Auditor Independence
In this episode, Aaron and Miranda are joined by ATO director, SMSF auditor portfolio, Kellie Grant to provide an update of what queries the ATO has been receiving in relation to meeting the restructured APES 110 code and APESB Independence Guide.
Kellie shares the ATO’s views on what arrangements and behaviours are likely to attract the Regulator’s attention once the transition period ends, and what firms need to be doing in order to meet the independence standards. She also outlines some of the upcoming guidance that the ATO plans to release regarding auditor independence.
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SMSF professionals who have questions for the ATO regarding independence can send their queries to ATOSMSFauditorteam@ato.gov.au.
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