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  • Open Forums

    Open Forums provide an opportunity for you to meet with us in your local area. You can:

    • talk to us about matters affecting you, your practice and the broader tax professional community
    • raise questions and have open discussions
    • hear about the latest updates and changes.

    What we discuss

    Our discussions cover, but are not limited to:

    • digital initiatives including                  
      • Single Touch Payroll
      • online services for agents, your new channel providing access to services currently available on the portals
      • the latest on the practitioner lodgment service (PLS)
      • identity authentication and authorisation including details on the replacement for AUSkey
      • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
    • compliance, and our focus on work-related expenses
    • recent superannuation changes affecting your clients
    • employer obligations including the extension of the taxable payments reporting system to new industries
    • helping your clients engage with us early to prevent debt and manage their obligations
    • what's new from the Tax Practitioners Board.

    Your attendance at an Open Forum may contribute towards your continuing professional education (CPE) with the Tax Practitioners BoardExternal Link.

    How to participate

    The schedule of Open Forums is updated regularly and numbers are limited for each forum.

    We are currently planning our program of Open Forums for August to December 2018. Continue to check this page for information as we confirm dates and locations.

    Last modified: 28 Jun 2018QC 44763