Foxton Financial – 2020 ACT IPA Practice of the Year

February 26th, 2021

We are honoured to be featured on page 8 of the Public Accountant, the ‘Official Journal of the Institute of Public Accountants’, as the ACT 2020 Practice of the Year.

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is one of Australia’s oldest representative professional bodies, formed over 90 years ago. Commencing operations in 1923, their evolution has seen them grow to their current position with over 37,000 students and members internationally.

  • 1923 – Institute of Factory and Cost Accountants, formed in Melbourne, Victoria.
  • 1950 – Institute of Taxation and Cost Accountants, name change.
  • 1957 – National Institute of Accountants, name change.
  • 1967 – Institute of Commercial Studies, name change.
  • 1970 – Institute of Affiliate Accountants, name change.
  • 1988 – National Institute of Accountants, adoption of the precedent name.
  • 2002 – NIA gazetted as an authorised assessing authority for skilled migration to Australia.
  • 2004 – NIA became a member of the International Federation of Accountants.
  • 2007 – NIA became a member of Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association.
  • 2011 – the NIA changes it name and adopts a new identity, becoming the Institute of Public Accountants.
  • 2011 – The IPA becomes a member of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants.
  • 2012 – The IPA is included in the BRW’s 2012 Most Innovative Companies List
  • 2013 – The IPA celebrates its 90th birthday.
  • 2015 – The IPA acquires the Institute of Financial Accountants in the UK, bringing our membership base to 35,000 across 80+ countries.

Throughout all phases of history, they have supported and championed our members and the profession. They are here to protect and support our members as well as the SME/SMP sector.