TAX PRACTITIONERS BOARD

Policy & Regulation

The Government has announced it will implement a range of reforms, including greater independence of the Tax Practitioners Board from the Australian Tax Office and a redu...

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Policy & Regulation

The Tax Practitioners Board has cleared the way for BAS agents to give advice around the Government’s new JobKeeper payment and cashflow support for businesses. ...

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Policy & Regulation

Tax agents and advisers have been warned against trying to manipulate the business and employment policy changes put in place by the Government to deal with COVID-19....

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board has sought to lighten the load for tax advisers and others by lifting the continuing professional education 25% reading cap for six months. ...

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board needs to explicitly acknowledge the sufficiency of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority CPD regime, according to the FPA....

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board latest consultation paper could result in greater training requirements for advisers. ...

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board appears to have cut tax (financial) advisers a break by signalling that compliance with the FASEA CPD requirements will satisfy those of the T...

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Financial planning

Questions are being asked about why the board of the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has avoided direct engagement with key industry groups for more than...

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Policy & Regulation

Former tax agent Rudy Frugtniet has failed in his six year battle against the Tax Practitioners Board to overturn the termination of his registration....

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Financial planning

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission says there is no evidence that accountants or tax financial advisers provide any better advice than ordinary financia...

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Financial planning

The major accounting groups have united to mount a campaign aimed at clearing the way for the more effective delivery of advice by simplifying the multiple regulatory reg...

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Financial planning

A dramatic spike in compliance action from tax agents has followed changes to the composition to the Tax Practitioners Board....

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Policy & Regulation

Seven different regulators combined with three different complaints and disciplinary bodies mean that financial planners have been left sinking in a regulatory swamp....

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Financial planning

The Tax Practitioners Board has announced it will target 2,000 tax practitioners who were identified as being of the highest risk....

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Financial planning

There is an urgent need to end the regulatory overlap between the Tax Practitioners Board and the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority, according to the Finan...

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