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Practitioners with their own tax debt given weeks to fix it

  Practitioners with outstanding tax obligations have a small window to smooth the way forward. The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has initiated a compliance project targeting tax practitioners — basically calling on its own members to settle all outstanding debt and lodgment obligations. The focus of the TPB strategy is on registered tax and BAS

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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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TPB to review CPD records over 2018-19

  The Tax Practitioners Board has announced that it will conduct CPD reviews to assess how tax practitioners maintain their knowledge and skills. The TPB says it will undertake reviews of CPD records of more than 1,000 individual tax practitioners in 2018-19. Commencing this month, the reviews will assess how tax practitioners comply with the

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Perth tax updates for 2018

The Perth tax update seminars are exclusive to Perth, and will keep you abreast of the practical implications of developments in key areas. Presented by TaxBanter, these sessions focus on the practical issues faced by advisers and how they will affect you and your clients. Each session covers: Recent taxation cases (including AATA, Federal Court

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Tread carefully: TPB re-registration is not always a “given”

A tax agent applied to re-register with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB), mistakenly assuming this was something of a formality, only to find that the board concluded he was not a “fit and proper person” to hold registration. TPB re-registration is not always a “given” The TPB rightly sticks by its responsibility to see that

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