DO YOU KNOW?
If any entity as a person,
partnership or company provides Tax or BAS services for a fee or other reward,
they are required to be registered as a Tax agent or BAS agent. It is illegal
to charge a fee for preparing an income tax return or transacting business on
behalf of a taxpayer in taxation matters unless they are registered as a Tax
agent or BAS agent with Tax Practitioners Board.
As required by the Tax Agent
Services Act 2009 (TASA) and the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009
(Regulations), details of each agent’s registration is to be made available to
the public on the Register of registered and deregistered tax agents and BAS
You can go to the Tax Practitioners Board website
to find out if your bookkeeper or accountant is a registered Tax agent or BAS