But small-business accountant Stacey Price, owner of Healthy Business Finance, is disappointed the ATO is being so lax, saying they’re stymying efforts to get business owners to change their ways.

“Them saying they’re not going to enforce it is really a kick in the guts to us,” she tells SmartCompany.

“The first thing our clients are asking is ‘why?’ If the ATO isn’t enforcing it, why should they sign up?”