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COVID-19 news

COVID-19 news

The following table provides links to all our news articles and media releases issued in response to COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus):

5 June 2020

Working from home safely and productively

Provides some practical advice for tax practitioners and their employees when working from home during these pandemic times.

21 May 2020

Unregistered agents undermining COVID-19 package

We've become aware of unregistered organisations providing misleading advice and support on obtaining COVID-19 stimulus benefits. 

20 May 2020

COVID-19 stimulus package - Information for clients

A factsheet outlining a client's and their tax practitioner's obligations when seeking assistance under the Government's COVID-19 stimulus measures.

13 May 2020

Exercising supervision and control when working remotely

We've provided some guidance on how to manage staff and exercise adequate supervision and control when working remotely.

8 May 2020

Frequently asked questions - COVID-19 stimulus measures and Code obligations

Find answers to questions about your Code of Professional Conduct obligations when assisting clients with COVID-19 stimulus measures.

16 April 2020

Tax Practitioners Board supports BAS agents to advise clients on stimulus measures

Read our media release about the new legislative instrument allowing BAS agents to provide certain services under the Australian Government's COVID-19 stimulus measures.

16 April 2020

BAS services expanded for COVID-19

BAS agents can now legally provide services in relation to the new JobKeeper Payment and Cashflow support for business initiatives.

6 April 2020

Working together in response to the impacts of COVID-19

Read our joint statement with the ATO to address emerging COVID-19 relief issues.

27 March 2020

Board approved course requirements — concessions for COVID-19

Find out about the three options available for approved course providers where supervised assessments cannot be conducted in line with our policy requirements.

25 March 2020

Support to tax practitioners affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn about the concessions offered around CPE, annual declaration and registration renewals.

25 March 2020

TPB COVID-19 Consultative forum report - 24 March 2020

Read the key messages discussed at the specially convened COVID-19 Consulative Forum held on 24 March 2020.

Last modified: 5 June 2020