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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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Econet goes after Matsebetsebe fraudster

  Bereng Mpaki ECONET Telecom Lesotho (ETL) intends to press charges against its former Matsebetsebe Cash Explosion competition consultant Kholu Lieta following her conviction for defrauding the telecommunications giant of M520 000 in ...
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Staff take Capello restaurant to court

Bereng Mpaki FIVE employees of Capello (PTY) LTD, a cocktail bar and restaurant located at Maseru Mall, have filed a Labour Court application to compel their employer to drop charges of gross insubordination and insolence leveled against th...
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Govt urged to cut spending

  Bereng Mpaki THE government will need to curtail its spending for the 2017/18 financial year in light of the Lesotho Revenue Authority’s (LRA) failure to meet tax collection targets and the downgrading of South Africa to junk status ...
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Standard Bank profits up 13 percent

  . . . as financial institution begins ‘digital journey’ Staff Writer STANDARD Lesotho Bank (SLB) registered a 13 percent profit growth of M387 million in 2016 compared to the same period in the prior year despite the tough economic e...
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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.