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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

Plastic bag levy on the cards 

  Bereng Mpaki CONSUMERS will soon be coughing 50 lisente more for each plastic shopping bag as government moves to introduce a levy to curb usage of the bags that have been blamed for exacerbating environmental pollution. Tourism, Env...
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NUL scoops M760k continental award

  Pascalinah Kabi THE National University of Lesotho (NUL) has been awarded a US$58 000 (about M758 692) prize for a research project on intestinal parasites for sheep and goats. The prize was awarded by the Regional Universities Forum...
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Plans for wool, mohair centre

  Bereng Mpaki WOOL and mohair farmers are set to finally have a storage facility for their wares after their association purchased a site in Thaba Bosiu with construction scheduled for 2018. According to Lesotho National Wool and Moha...
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DSTV price hike looms

  Bereng Mpaki FOOD and fuel costs have gone up over the preceding months and soon your DSTV subscription will also go up. This follows a recent announcement by MultiChoice South Africa that the cost of DSTV bouquets would go up with 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.