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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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Creditor reschedules U$7, 5 million Mothae de...

Bataung Moeketsi LUCAPA Diamond Company Limited’s fledgling full scale diamond mining operations at its Mothae Mine have received a massive boost after one of its creditors agreed to reschedule the payment of its outstanding US$7, 5 mill...

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Production resumes at Liqhobong Mine

Herbert Moyo LIQHOBONG Mine has resumed operations which were suspended early last month due to loss of transmission from the ’Muela Hydropower Station and the power interruptions on the Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) power line from ...

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Matekane rues instability, corruption

Bereng Mpaki BUSINESS tycoon Sam Matekane of Matekane Group of Companies (MGC) says political instability and corruption have a negative impact on the country’s ability to attract investment. Mr Matekane says the on-going political insta...

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BEDCO launches business competition

Bereng Mpaki BASOTHO Enterprise Development Corporation (BEDCO) this week launched a business plan completion for young innovative entrepreneurs aiming to develop their high potential business ideas. The competition seeks to support the ...

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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.

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