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Online services for agents is on the horizon

Online services for agents The ATO’s “Online services for agents” is a new secure system to access services you use in the tax and BAS agent portals. Online services for agents includes new features and functions not available in the portals, however the ATO says it will retain features that practitioners have nominated as being

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Complaints to the Tax Practitioners Board

  Some members may be concerned by the recent statement of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) that it will be requiring tax agents, who have had a complaint made against them, to try and resolve the complaint within 72 hours of the tax agent being advised of the complaint by the TPB. This announcement has

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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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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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