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The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (L.I.A) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the accountancy practice in Lesotho. Our mission is to develop, enhance and effectively regulate the accounting profession in Lesotho through: Provision of internationally recognized relevant education and training programmes, as well as ensuring compliance.

ABOUT LIA

Learn more about the LIA's history. mission and vision and our core features

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PROVISION FOR EDUCATION

Our core feature is to develop professional accounting syllabus, facilitate and monitor training

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REGULATON OF THE PRACTICE

We award membership certificates to qualifying accountants and develop standards

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BECOME A LIA MEMBER

Become part of the national organization by registering your membership today

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OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Our annual conference will be held this year for all accountants and professionals alike.

The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho

This responsibility can farther be broken don into the following functions: 

The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established by the Accountants Act of 1977, which gives the institute the mandate of regulating the Accountancy practice in Lesotho

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Govt probes Victoria Hotel

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Liqhobong realises US$9 million from sales

Staff Writer FIRESTONE Diamonds, the majority shareholder in the Liqhobong Diamond Mine, realised US$9.4 million from its first diamond sales of 2018, the company has said. In a recent statement on its performance since the start of commerc...
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LRA entices taxpayers

Bereng Mpaki THE Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) will reward taxpayers who will file their returns before the 30 June deadline with various prizes as the authority tries to encourage compliance, Commissioner General, Thabo Khasipe has said....
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LRA addresses poor leadership

Limpho Sello THE Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) has launched a new five-year strategic plan to reinforce its tax collection systems that have been dogged by “poor leadership” after it failed to meet its revenue targets for the second year ...
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OUR FUNCTIONS

Provision for Education

  • Develop professional accounting syllabus
  • Facilitate and monitor training of the syllabus
  • Facilitate and manage professional accounting examinations
  • Award professional accounting qualifications

Provision for Education

  • Award membership certificates to qualifying accountants
  • Develop practicing rules, regulations and ethical guidelines
  • Develop accounting standards
  • Monitor compliance with the performance standards

COMMITTEE EDUCATION

ACCOUNTANCY AS A CAREER

Accountancy is an occupation based on unique body of specialized knowledge. Members of the profession provide a service that can be relied upon by users from diverse backgrounds, and therefore the professionals are expected to posses intellectual, analytical and advisory skills, contributing value to their clients/principals.