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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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Economy set to grow three percent

Bereng Mpaki LESOTHO is expected to register three percent economic growth in the current fiscal year. But the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the government needs to aggressively control spending and address the fragile p...
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‘Dearth of statistics hinders sound policies’

Bereng Mpaki LESOTHO needs to urgently plug its statistical data gaps to be able to benchmark any developmental progress or lack thereof with other countries. This was the main take away from a one-day workshop held earlier this week in Mas...
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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.