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16 September 2020

Maintaining your registration

Read about the ongoing obligations you must to meet to maintain your registration as a tax agent, BAS agent or tax (financial) adviser.

15 September 2020

Further enhancing your online security

Find out more about the additional security measure we'll be introducing from 24 September when you login to My Profile.

3 September 2020

TPB policy response to the pandemic

Read a summary of our policy initiatives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the number of tax practitioners that benefited from these initiatives.

1 September 2020

TPB commences consultation on draft guidance about use of TFNs in emails

We invite your comments on a draft practice note that provides guidance to registered tax practitioners about using and disclosing TFNs and TFN information in email communications. Closing date for submissions is 30 September 2020.

13 August 2020

MOUs with recognised professional associations

The Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs)show our commitment to work collaboratively with recognised professional associations to promote the integrity of the tax profession.

7 August 2020

Improved data analytics leads to an increase in practitioner terminations

See how improved data analytics helped our investigations team in acting on complaints, referrals and intelligence, and in turn accounted for a 129% increase in terminations. 

3 August 2020

AAT affirms the TPB decision to terminate tax agent owing a large tax debt

Read about the AAT's decision affirming our termination decision in the case of a tax agent who owed a significant tax debt to the ATO, at times as large as $750k since 2012.

28 July 2020

Be cyber aware — Questions and answers

Find answers to some questions we received during our webinar - Be cyber aware.

15 July 2020

Our Client Services team supports you!

Read about the achievements of our Client Services team during this challenging 2019-20 year. Contact us if your ability to meet your tax practitioner obligations is affected.

1 July 2020

Board approved courses requirements – draft guidance open for comment

Comment on the draft Legislative Instruments on Board approved courses requirements by 28 July.

30 June 2020

Be cyber aware!

Learn how to protect your business and client information during this tax time when cyber criminals will be highly active.

29 June 2020

Is your tax or BAS agent the real deal?

Find out about the online advertising campaign we're running until 31 July for consumers of tax practitioner services.

15 June 2020

Draft Legislative Instrument expanding BAS services open for consultation

Comment on our draft BAS services Legislative Instrument relating to superannuation guarantee charge by 13 July.

9 June 2020

Important renewal requirements for transitional tax (financial) advisers

If you're a tax (financial) adviser registered under the transitional option, learn about the requirements you need to meet to renew your registration.

9 June 2020

Don't forget to renew your registration on time!

A reminder to tax practitioners who need to renew their registration this year to submit their renewal application on time.

2 June 2020

Consumer price index fee adjustment

Registration and renewal application fee increases from 1 July 2020.

1 April 2020

Taking reasonable care — Questions and answers

Find answers to some questions we received during our recent webinar on Taking reasonable care.

11 March 2020

Super guarantee amnesty

We'll not commence any compliance action against registered BAS agents for providing services related to the super guarantee amnesty, until after our review of legislative instrument on BAS services is completed.

10 March 2020

Annual declaration and proof of identity — Questions and answers

Find answers to some questions about completing your annual declaration and proof of identity check with us. We've compiled these questions from our recent webinar on this topic.


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