Merry Christmas to Peter Wilson. When it was suggested that Peter Wilson should be independent of the old board so that we can have a fresh start Peter responded with "That's your issue". Summary of the meeting here: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=594
A good summary of where we are up to by Joe Aston of the AFR, linked to from here: viewtopic.php?f=5&p=4137#p4137
If you are new to this website read the story so far: viewtopic.php?t=321#p1793
Check out some of the AFR articles, too many to list and check out some of the ABC reports: http://www.afr.com/business/accounting/ ... 215-h055ej http://www.afr.com/business/accounting/ ... 211-h02x1d http://www.abc.net.au/news/programs/the ... s,/8626662
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by The Cranky CPA
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Remuneration of Key Management Personnel
Topic: Remuneration CPA Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1378

Re: Remuneration CPA Advice

GenY CPA wrote: And to be fair to the directors they did share the letter and hence "disclosed" the point whether or not it was explicit in the announcement: Remuneration levels for the CPA Australia Advice Board have also been set at a lower level Still you have to wonder about the level of remuner...
by The Cranky CPA
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Remuneration of Key Management Personnel
Topic: Remuneration CPA Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1378

Re: Remuneration CPA Advice

Just received the Statement of the CPA Australia Board it is interesting to read that this statement omits under the "Director and Executive Remuneration" section the Godfrey Remuneration Group Letter bit: Further it is GRG’s understanding that the Board has: Adopted lower remuneration for the CPA A...
by The Cranky CPA
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Strategic direction including branding and marketing
Topic: Update on the operation of limited liability schemes for Public Practitioners
Replies: 8
Views: 1440

Re: Update on the operation of limited liability schemes for Public Practitioners

aceone wrote: On the other hand, the PSS will explicitly exclude any public accountant who provides financial planning services - EVEN through an unrelated corporate entity, even as an authorised representative. After this webinar, I'm starting to understand the same limitations apply to members of ...
by The Cranky CPA
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Jen Dalitz
Topic: Meeting notes - Wilson meeting 11 Dec 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3605

Re: Meeting notes - Wilson meeting 11 Dec 2017

Another thing is that most non-self-employed CPAA members have their fees paid for by their employer; I think it would be a lot different (in terms of apathy) if it was their hard-earned cash being misused by an entitled few! The Nude CPA Absolutely correct. It seems that CPAA members in Public Pra...
by The Cranky CPA
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: IRP - Independent Review Panel
Topic: Failure of the IRP Final Report - No accountability or responsibility
Replies: 13
Views: 1880

Re: Failure of the IRP Final Report - No accountability or responsibility

CPASteve is correct. IPA offers a very easy transfer path from CPA to IPA. They wave the application fee and even reduce their membership fee if you hold more than one membership of an accounting body (e.g. also CPA or CA) No references needed just proof of your CPA membership. Certainly worth looki...
by The Cranky CPA
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: IRP - Independent Review Panel
Topic: Failure of the IRP Final Report - No accountability or responsibility
Replies: 13
Views: 1880

Re: Failure of the IRP Final Report - No accountability or responsibility

There may be more dissatisfaction out there among the CPA membership than anyone is aware of. I have been busy with preparing my CAANZ membership application and have spoken to several CPA and FCPA members in the process. Although members may have not publicly spoken out it seems privately a lot of ...