Matthew Addison is an Executive Director of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Ltd (ICB).
He has been instrumental in representing and developing the bookkeeping profession since 1990. During this time Matthew has been involved in the development of Business Accounting Software, development of Software Company Partner Programs and development of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (bringing in the recognition of Bookkeepers as Registered BAS Agents).
He represents ICB as on the ATO Tax Practitioner Stewardship Group (Co-chair 2018-2021), a member of the ATO BAS Agents Advisory Group and the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) Consultative Forum. Representing Bookkeepers at many ATO Working Groups including significant consultation on Single Touch Payroll. A member of the Australian Business Register Strategic Advisory Council including representation into the Modernising Business Registers program. He is a registered tax agent as Director of Addisons Productivity Solutions, a consulting, bookkeeping, accounting software support business. Also a Director of COSBOA. A Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the ICB, previously a member of the Tax Practitioner Board (2009-2015).
He takes an active role in professional (agents, bookkeepers and consultants) education, seminars and training. Matthew connected the Australian Bookkeeper community with ICB Global to bring The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers to Australia in late 2005.