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Recent Updates

Recent updates

June 2018

Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009

Amended regulations prescribing the new application fees for registration as a tax agent, BAS agent and tax (financial) adviser. Modified date: 23 June 2018

May 2018

Software and payroll providers: do you need to register with the TPB?

Consider if you need to register as a tax or BAS agent, referring to the guidance published on our website or by contacting us. Modified date: 15 May 2018

Finding and using a tax practitioner

If you use someone to prepare and lodge your tax returns, notices or statements, or provide tax advice, check the TPB Register to ensure they are registered. Modified date: 10 May 2018

Strengthening the TPB’s role in protecting consumers of tax services

Media release about the Federal Budget announcement to provide additional funding to the TPB, offset by an application fee increase for tax practitioners proposed from 1 July 2018. Modified date: 8 May 2018

April 2018

Board Conduct Committee decisions – May to December 2017

77 tax practitioners received a written caution, an order or had their registration terminated during the above period. Modified date: 26 April 2018

TPB information sessions – Questions and answers

We have compiled some recurring questions raised at our recent information sessions. Modified date: 24 April 2018