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Tax Practitioners Board 2016

Tax Practitioners Board 2016 Tax Practitioners Board 2016 In its latest newsletter, the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) notes that with the addition of over 17,000 tax (financial) advisers, the number of tax practitioners registered by the TPB has increased to around 73,000 this year. From 1 January 2016, it will be reviewing and processing new applications for […]

Declaration for tax and BAS agents

Declaration for tax and BAS agents The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has advised that, from 2016, registered tax and BAS agents will need to complete an annual declaration with the TPB to demonstrate they are meeting their ongoing registration requirements. “Registered tax and BAS agents must submit an annual declaration to the TPB on the […]

TPB to focus on PI Insurance

TPB to focus on PI Insurance The chairman of the TPB, Ian Taylor, has stated that the key focus of the TPB this year is to ensure that all registered agents are meeting their professional indemnity (PI) insurance obligations. This includes the requirement for registered agents to provide the TPB with policy details that are […]

TPB to contact Tax and BAS Agents by email and SMS

TPB to contact Tax and BAS Agents by email and SMS The tax practitioners board (TPB) is aiming to make its communication with tax and BAS agents as easy as possible. In addition to the information and reminder emails that it already sends out, it will soon start sending out registered tax and BAS agents: […]

Transitional commercial law requirements for tax agents

Transitional commercial law requirements for tax agents The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has introduced some transitional arrangements relating to Board approved courses in commercial law for new and renewal tax agent applications lodged between 1 March 2013 and 30 June 2014. Transitional requirements between 1 March 2013 and 30 June 2014 The TPB has reduced […]

Conflicts of interest

Conflicts of interest The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has released an information sheet (TPB(I) 19/2014), which provides guidance for registered agents on managing conflicts of interest, which is one of the requirements under Code item 5 of the Code of Professional Conduct (Code), as contained in the TASA. It details the principles, provides practical examples […]