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TPB’s check-up on practitioner CPD activity: Early results are in

  The Tax Practitioners Board has announced that work has begun on reviewing selected tax practitioners’ continuing professional education (CPE) records. The TPB admits that so far its review is still in the early stages, but it says it can share some of the results so far. The TPB review has revealed: only 71% of

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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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Your practice and the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) holds regular consultative forums, which are attended by Registered Tax Agent Associations such as Tax & Super Australia as well as other various stakeholders. At its latest meeting, the TPB observed that the mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme commenced on 22 February 2018 (we reported this in early February).

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It’s not just taxpaying clients on thin ice over dodgy claims

In the ATO’s most recent tax professional webcast, a viewer posed the statement: “Agents lodging incorrect claims should be weeded out.” In response, one of the panel, Assistant Commissioner Kath Anderson, agreed that it is in everybody’s best interests to have a level playing field, but added, referring to practitioners, not their clients: “We need

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