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Media Releases

Media releases

For media enquiries, email communications [at] tpb.gov.au (subject: Media%20enquiry) (TPB Communications).

We will do all we can to provide a timely response to your enquiry. Please note that due to certain legislative restrictions, the TPB may not be able to comment on or provide specific information about tax practitioners.


12 September 2019 TPB targets fraudulent BAS activity and bans three agents for five years
10 September 2019 AAT decision backs TPB finding on grounds of public interest
1 August 2019 Tax Practitioners Board welcomes the release of independent review discussion paper
15 July 2019 Tax Practitioners Board begins new financial year investigating 350 tax practitioners
2 July 2019 Dealing with an unregistered tax agent can cost you
27 June 2019 Six practitioners suspended by TPB for failing to lodge annual declarations
12 June 2019 Bankrupt tax agent with $36 million debt has registration terminated by Tax Practitioners Board
3 June 2019 Millions in revenue recouped and asset risks reduced in strategy targeting agent obligations
28 May 2019 AAT rejects application by former tax agent following TPB termination
15 May 2019 TPB invites comment on new guidance for tax practitioners
10 April 2019 TPB terminates tax agent registrations for overclaiming expenses
4 April 2019 TPB welcomes Inspector-General of Taxation report on future of tax profession
7 March 2019 Court orders stop Hacker from providing tax services
28 February 2019 Positive response to tax practitioner debt and lodgement strategy
20 February 2019 TPB welcomes new Chair and Board appointments
17 January 2019 TPB and ATO act swiftly on complaints about alleged theft of tax refunds 

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Last modified: 12 September 2019