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Consumer price index fee adjustment

30 May 2019

Consumer price index fee adjustment

The application fee to register or renew as a tax agent, BAS agent or tax (financial) adviser is subject to a consumer price index (CPI) adjustment on 1 July each year. The CPI adjustment was introduced by the Government in the 2018-19 Federal Budget.

Application fees

The adjustment to application fees on 1 July 2019 will be the first annual CPI adjustment.

Practitioner type

Application fee up to 30 June 2019 Application fee from 1 July 2019
Tax agent $675 $687
Tax (financial) adviser $540 $550
BAS agent $135 $137

You must pay the application fee in full when you submit your application to register or renew your registration. The fee is not subject to GST. 

If you have an upcoming renewal, and you pay and submit before 1 July 2019 the payment will be based on the old fee. Applications paid and submitted after 1 July 2019 will be based on the new fee.

Payment details, including your reference number are provided in the online application form.

Further information

For more information on registering or renewing with us refer to:


Last modified: 30 May 2019