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WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE LIA

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

Consumers feel the pinch . . . as cost of mea...

  Bereng Mpaki THE prices of liquid fuels and meats recorded the highest increases of 6.9 and 1.1 percent respectively for November 2016, according to the latest figures released by the Bureau of Statistics (BOS). Through its monthly C...
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Fuel price hike looms

  Bereng Mpaki YESTERDAY’S fuel price increase in South Africa is set to have a knock-on effect on Lesotho with the Petroleum Fund Lesotho expected to make a decision next week. South Africa increased the price of petrol by up to 50 ce...
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2017 a chance for Africa to recover

  Mills Soko THE end of 2016 provides an opportunity to take stock of Africa’s recent economic performance and future prospects. It’s been a tumultuous year for some African countries, largely due to a commodities crisis and a global e...
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Money-saving tips to survive 2017

  IN case you missed the headlines about how stretched millennials are: not many are managing to save. But, if you fall into that category, there are some small changes you can make to your habits that could have a big impact on your y...
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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.