tax practitioners

Government commits more funding to TPB, but look where it’s coming from

  On the night the 2018 Federal Budget was tabled, the Chair of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB), Ian Taylor, distributed a media release welcoming the Budget announcement of ongoing additional funding for the TPB, which he said would “ensure that the TPB is able to continue to meet its legislative responsibilities and protect consumers of

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Have you downloaded your free registered tax practitioner symbol?

  Have you downloaded your free registered tax practitioner symbol? That’s great, if you have!  If you haven’t, now is a great time to start using your symbol From 1 to 30 June the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) will be targeting advertising to small businesses encouraging those who use a tax or BAS agent for

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The ATO’s first webcast for 2018, next Monday

Over last calendar year, the ATO found a high demand for its “Tax professional conversations”, a series of webcasts. These were hosted by assistant commissioner Colin Walker, and were usually co-hosted by a panel made up of members of professional associations, tax agents, BAS agents, digital service providers (software developers) and senior ATO staff. The

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Warning: Tax (financial) advisers need to re-register before the rush

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) is urging tax (financial) advisers who need to renew their registration by 1 January 2018 to get in early, as almost 13,000 other practitioners will be due to renew at the same time. TPB chair Ian Taylor encourages tax (financial) advisers to renew early to avoid application processing delays. “Tax

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Upcoming ATO open forums for practitioners

As part of its ongoing engagement with tax practitioners, the ATO has announced some upcoming ATO open forums for practitioners. It will again be holding these open forums in a range of locations across Australia between September and December 2017. Open forums are an opportunity for tax practitioners to have an open two-way dialogue with

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