Recorded Training

If you missed an IPA CPE Live Online training event you can view a recording of selected events here in the Recorded Training section.

You will still enjoy many of the benefits of live training by hearing or seeing questions being asked and answered, and view notes and annotations made by presenters. You will also be able to download any accompanying files for the presentation.

Sessions are available on a pay-per-view basis and are charged at the same rate as the live training.


Franchising Explained

Recorded: Thu, 3 August 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST)
Expires: 28 February 2018

Session 1 in the 2017 Executive Certificate in SME Accounting will examine issues surrounding Franchising arrangements in Australia. The session will highlight the advantages and disadvantages of Franchising operations, and offer useful guidance on what Franchisees and their accountants should be looking out for. Read More...

Working with Start Ups

Recorded: Thu, 10 August 2017, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEST)
Expires: 28 February 2018

Work with Start Ups to ensure they have a sustainable business idea which will minimise their risk and lead to secure and quicker growth. Professional advisors need to ensure that the client understands totally the business aspects before spending money on compliance Read More...

Accounting Issues and Primary Producers

Recorded: Wed, 23 August 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST)
Expires: 28 February 2018

Accountants need to be up to date with the taxation issues faced by their primary producer clients. Tom Delany offers guidance on tax deductions and tax offsets available to primary producers, and reviews the rules associated with recognition, smoothing, deferring, and distributing primary production income. Read More...

Performance Metrics for SMEs

Recorded: Thu, 31 August 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST)
Expires: 28 February 2018

Performance Metrics for SMEs can include financial, quantitative and qualitative measures that combined together create a clear picture for evaluating an organisation. The analysis of different ratios and measures is a powerful tool for setting targets, evaluating ongoing performance, unearthing problems and understanding the organisation. Read More...

SMSFs and Property

Recorded: Wed, 13 September 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEST)
Expires: 31 March 2018

Investing in property through a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is an attractive opportunity to many people. Monica Rule discusses what SMSF trustees and their advisors must be aware of in order for an SMSF to lawfully acquire, maintain or dispose properties. Read More...

How to Complete your BAS

Recorded: Thu, 28 September 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST)
Expires: 28 September 2018

How to complete your BAS: This session provides a comprehensive overview of the BAS and explains how to account for GST. It examines the recent GST changes and how these are now to be recorded in the BAS. The session is primarily directed at registered BAS Agents, but is also a valuable resource for members required to work with the GST. Read More...

Taxation and the Online Sharing Economy (Uber, AirBnB etc)

Recorded: Thu, 5 October 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 March 2018

The sharing economy connects buyers and sellers through an app or a website. Services provided include Uber and AirBnB. The primary focus of the seminar will be to appraise you of the taxation issues that affect taxpayers operating in the sharing economy. Read More...

Tax Residency

Recorded: Thu, 12 October 2017, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Expires: 30 April 2018

A person's tax residency status has wide ranging implications under Australian taxation law. In a global economy it is imperative for Australians overseas or foreigners in Australia to understand the tax rules in our international tax regime and double tax treaties. Read More...

Transfer Balance Cap and CGT Relief

Recorded: Thu, 26 October 2017, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Expires: 30 April 2018

Following from the recent legislative changes giving rise to a members' transfer balance account and the associated CGT relief, accountants are still attempting to comprehend the administrative implications and practical application of these changes post 1 July 2017. Read More...

Executive Certificate in Corporate Governance Recorded Series

Recorded: Executive Certificate in Corporate Governance Recorded Series
Expires: 31 May 2018

The IPA Executive Certificate in Corporate Governance Recorded Series provides four sessions looking at key issues and developments in Corporate Governance that accountants and advisors should be aware of when dealing with SME clients Read More...

Australian Financial Reporting Requirements

Recorded: Thu, 2 November 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 May 2018

Session 1 in the 2017 Executive Certificate in Corporate Governance will describe what financial reporting rules you must follow. This is a critical session for anyone involved in the financial reporting processes of entities producing statutory accounts. Read More...

Lower Company Tax Rate - Who is eligible?

Recorded: Wed, 15 November 2017, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 May 2018

Confused about your client's eligibility for reduced company tax rate? What rules apply for income years 2016, 2017 versus 2018 year? Tony Greco discusses the eligibility for the lower Corporate Tax rate now that the dust has settled with recent legislative changes and draft tax ruling on when a company is carrying on a business. Read More...

Corporate Governance and Corporations Law

Recorded: Thu, 16 November 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 May 2018

This session examines the regime of legal regulations for Australian company directors, with an overview of common law and the Corporations Act. Attendees will gain an appreciation of the legal responsibilities, expectations and duties of directors and company officers, and how these contribute to effective corporate governance. Read More...

Good Governance and How to Recognise a Tax Scheme

Recorded: Tue, 21 November 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 30 April 2018

In this one hour webinar Scott Walker, Assistant Commissioner of the ATO, will describe the difference between effective and aggressive tax planning and the risks of aggressive schemes. He will highlight the ways in which early engagement with the ATO can protect your practice against bad advisors. Read More...

Non-Financial Metrics and Corporate Governance

Recorded: Tue, 28 November 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 May 2018

Are accountants actually telling a useful story when they report to the board and managers of an organisation? Non-financial performance reporting is an increasingly important role for accountants, and is especially relevant to both the compliance and performance aspects of corporate governance. Read More...

Using Excel Named Ranges and Linking Techniques

Recorded: Wed, 29 November 2017, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 30 May 2018

Named ranges make your formulas more understandable and easier to use and facilitate bookmarking and instant navigation. The power of linking techniques boosts the value and performance you gain through Excel and other key MS Office applications. Read More...

Risk Management, Internal Controls and Corporate Governance

Recorded: Thu, 30 November 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 May 2018

In Session three of the 2017 Executive Certificate in Corporate Governance, Theashen Vandiar will look at risk management frameworks and internal controls that are relevant to the assessment and treatment of organisational risks, and that contribute to strong corporate governance. Read More...

Effective Use of Trusts

Recorded: Tue, 5 December 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 May 2018

Tony van der Westhuysen delivers an Online workshop that looks at the "dos and don'ts" of setting up trusts and explains a number of key related points. Read More...

February Tax Update

Recorded: Thu, 1 February 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 March 2018

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

Half Yearly Tax Update Series

Recorded: Half Yearly Tax Update Series
Expires: 31 July 2018

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

Annual Tax Update Series

Recorded: Annual Tax Update Series
Expires: 31 January 2019

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

Related Investments and SMSFs

Recorded: Thu, 8 February 2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 August 2018

Shirley Schaefer will take you through the definition of related parties, the in-house-asset restrictions and more importantly the exemptions to these restrictions. The session will also look at what can be done with related parties and what transactions are allowed. Read More...

Buying and Selling a Business: What Accountants should know

Recorded: Thu, 15 February 2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 August 2018

This is a practical legal and commercial guide for accountants (from both a seller client and buyer clients' differing perspectives) on what is entailed in preparing an appropriate contract for the sale of a business, properly effecting due diligence and ultimately the settlement of a business purchase. Read More...

Mastering Key Functions and Formulas in Excel

Recorded: Tue, 20 February 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 August 2018

These sessions will help you to understand and work effectively with fundamental powerful calculation and analysis techniques in Excel. Roman will cover specific functions, providing the perspective you need to understand the depth and scope of these Excel features. Read More...

Mastering Key Functions and Formulas in Excel Series

Recorded: Mastering Key Functions and Formulas in Excel Series
Expires: 31 August 2018

These sessions will help you to understand and work effectively with fundamental powerful calculation and analysis techniques in Excel. Roman will cover specific functions, providing the perspective you need to understand the depth and scope of these Excel features. Read More...

R and D Tax Incentive Scheme

Recorded: Thu, 22 February 2018, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 30 September 2018

Peter Kinsman outlines what you need to know in order to apply for the R and D Tax Incentive by 30 April 2018 and the pitfalls to avoid. Read More...

Master Intermediate Functions and Formulas in Excel

Recorded: Tue, 27 February 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 August 2018

These sessions will help you to understand and work effectively with fundamental powerful calculation and analysis techniques in Excel. Roman will cover specific functions, providing the perspective you need to understand the depth and scope of these Excel features Read More...

Advanced GST for BAS Agents

Recorded: Thu, 1 March 2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 1 June 2018

This is an advanced GST session that covers topics not usually dealt with in more general GST Sessions. It will also focus on the recent changes introduced in last year's Federal Budget and how this affects members and their clients. Read More...

FBT and Entertainment

Recorded: Tue, 13 March 2018, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 13 March 2019

This seminar is particularly relevant as a risk detection and management instrument in an environment where the ATO has commenced significant FBT audit and review activity over the last twelve months following the specific inclusion of FBT in its compliance focus. Read More...

Effectively Running Boards for SMEs and NFPs

Recorded: Tue, 20 March 2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 30 September 2018

This session with Patrick Mangan reviews mission critical issues for SME and Not-for-profit Boards, including Board makeup, Board roles, Board reporting and Board risk through practical Case Study histories and action planning for relevant hypotheticals. Read More...

April Tax Update

Recorded: Thu, 5 April 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEST)
Expires: 31 May 2018

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

June Tax Update

Recorded: Thu, 7 June 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEST)
Expires: 31 July 2018

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

August Tax Update

Recorded: Thu, 2 August 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEST)
Expires: 30 September 2018

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

October Tax Update

Recorded: Thu, 4 October 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEST)
Expires: 30 November 2018

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...

December Tax Update

Recorded: Thu, 6 December 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (AEDT)
Expires: 31 January 2019

New ATO rulings and determinations and court decisions add to tax complexity. A Public Accountant must be aware of changes and understand what they mean in practical terms to manage their client's affairs and assist in the business decision making process. Read More...