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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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READ OUR LATEST NEWS POSTS

Business Community Speaks On Budget

  Bereng Mpaki Nkau Matete – Managing Director Metropolitan. This budget was never going to be easy. The minister as an economist-turned-politician had to balance sound economic fundamentals and political popular appeal. My view is tha...
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Minister warns of Loti collapse

Pascalinah Kabi FINANCE Minister Moeketsi Majoro has warned that the government risks running down all its reserves through unbridled expenditure, effectively jeopardising the parity between the local Loti and the South African Rand within ...
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Majoro unveils austerity budget

Staff Reporters NEWLY appointed Finance Minister, Moeketsi Majoro has unveiled an austerity budget which seeks to restrain the government’s runaway expenditure to save resources for investment to foster expedited economic growth, developmen...
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Opposition slates budget

Mohalenyane Phakela OPPOSITION parties yesterday slated the proposed 2017/2018 announced by Finance Minister Moeketsi Majoro, saying it had deficiencies which rendered it incapable of addressing the country’s major challenges and stimulatin...
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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.