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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

Ex-miners paid M61.5m in benefits

  Bereng Mpaki THE Mineworkers Provident Fund (MWPF) has paid out M61.55 million in social security benefits to 834 Basotho former workers in South African mines. The 834 former mine workers and their beneficiaries are part of the 2 37...
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Youth enterprise project gets underway

Bereng Mpaki THE third and final instalment of the Bacha Entrepreneurship Project (BEP) has been launched amid calls for young people to get out of their comfort zones and come up with innovative ideas. The annual project, which was initiat...
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Metropolitan boosts Sentebale fleet

  Limpho Sello INSURANCE giant, Metropolitan Lesotho, has donated a Toyota Hilux double cab bakkie to assist charity organisation, Sentebale, in its operations. This was after Sentebale had approached Metropolitan Lesotho requesting a ...
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Empower women and grow economies

  Graca Machel AS it stands, society at large is not benefiting from the full economic potential of women as women continue to be underrepresented in key industries and executive roles, they face barriers in entry to the formal economy...
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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.