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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

Work cut out for new LNDC boss

  Bereng Mpaki NEWLY-APPOINTED Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) Chief Executive Officer, Mohato Seleke, has his work cut out in completing the restructuring of the parastatal to increase its efficiency. This is the view ...
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DCEO sees anti-graft fight opportunity

Bereng Mpaki THE Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offenses (DCEO) has an opportunity to intensify its fight against corruption given that the government increased its budgetary allocation for the agency. According to DCEO Director-Gen...
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Standard Bank opens Prestige Banking

Lijeng Ranooe and Mamohlakola Letuka STANDARD Lesotho Bank (SBL) recently opened its new Prestige Banking Suite at Pioneer Mall in Maseru which will give clients improved, “differentiated services with superior turnaround times”. Standard B...
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Nedbank to offer shares to Basotho

Bereng Mpaki NEDBANK Lesotho wants to turn its clients into investors by offering them shares in the financial services provider. This was revealed by Nedbank’s board chairperson Matjato Moteane during a gala dinner in Maseru last week to c...
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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.