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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

Inflation drops in October

  Bereng Mpaki THE Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL) says there has been an improvement in the country’s economic activity in the third quarter of 2016, characterised by among other things the deceleration in the year-on-year consumer infl...
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Econet innovation empowers musicians

  Bereng Mpaki ECONET Telecom Lesotho (ETL) yesterday unveiled a new platform through which its customers can stream over 30 million songs. MusicTime as the service is called, is operated through installing a software application (app)...
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Another feather to Bashoeshoe’s cap

  Bereng Mpaki A LOCAL fleet management company, Bashoeshoe Pele has added ICAP Lesotho, a health-related non-governmental organisation to its growing clientele base. Bashoeshoe was established in 2015 by locals who had spotted an oppo...
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LHDA awards tenders worth M187m

  Pascalinah Kabi LESOTHO Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded three major tenders worth of M186.6 million to private consultants for the design and supervision of Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II. South Af...
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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.