• Webinars, videos and webcasts

    We provide free webcasts (video broadcasted events), videos and webinars (online seminars) on a wide range of topics relevant to you, your practice and clients.

    The webcasts, videos and webinars may contribute towards your continuing professional education (CPE). For more information, contact your professional association or visit the Tax Practitioners BoardExternal Link website.

    Upcoming webcasts, videos and webinars are advertised in the:

    Webcasts

    Webcasts are events such as panel discussions or interviews, streamed live online. They feature members of the tax profession sharing their insights on current tax news and topics.

    If you would like to participate in a webcast, visit the advertised webpage and click the 'Launch Webcast' button. There is no need to register beforehand.

    You can take part by submitting your questions and comments:

    • before the live webcast    
    • during the live webcast  
      • use the live chat facility on the webcast webpage
      • tweet to #tpwebcast.
       

    Webcast troubleshooting

    To reduce buffering and stalling during the webcast, ensure you close any unnecessary applications. If possible, reduce the number of staff accessing your network at one time.

    If you watch the webcast on a mobile device via a 3G or 4G connection, the buffering will be related to the quality of your mobile carrier’s connection.

    For more hints and tips on viewing the webcast, visit the webcast link and click on the 'Test page' button. This will also allow you to check whether you are able to view the webcast before the event.

    Recordings

    We offer on-demand recordings and transcripts of our webcasts. The table below contains topic details and links.

    Webcast topics

    Webcast topics, details and links

    Date

    Topic

    Panellists

    14 September 2017

    Tax professional conversations – activity statement and portal updates, the PLS and our relationship with the tax professionExternal Link

    • Colin Walker, Assistant Commissioner, Intermediaries and Lodgment, ATO
    • Andrew Watson, Assistant Commissioner, Client Engagement and Business Improvement Strategies, ATO
    • David Allen, Director, Digital Delivery Solutions, ATO
    • Debra Anderson, Tax Agent and business owner, Anderson Tax & Consulting
    • Pam Chilman, Accounting System Specialist and BAS agent

     

    21 June 2017

    Tax professional conversations – the PLS, work-related expenses, and maintaining a professional working relationshipExternal Link

    • Colin Walker, Assistant Commissioner, Tax Practitioner, Lodgment Strategy and Engagement Support, ATO
    • Andrew Watson, Assistant Commissioner, Client Engagement and Business Improvement Strategies, ATO
    • Michael Ingersoll, Assistant Commissioner, Law Interpretation and Advice, Instalments, New Measures and Priority Issues, Case Leadership and Strategy and Engagement, ATO 
    • Phil McCann, Director, McCann Financial Group

     

    10 April 2017

    Tax Time 2017 and beyond, the agent experience

     

    For the 10.00am webcast we were joined by:

    • Diane Lucas, Bookkeeper and Business owner, Direct Management

    For the 2.30pm webcast we were joined by:

    • Debra Anderson, Tax Agent and business owner, Anderson Tax & Consulting

     

    22 November 2016

    Improving your online experience in 2017 – the portals and the practitioner lodgment service (PLS)External Link

    • Colin Walker, Assistant Commissioner, Practitioner Risk and Consultation, ATO
    • Andrew Watson, Assistant Commissioner, Client Engagement and Business Improvement Strategies, ATO
    • Kerrie Jarius, BAS agent, Australian Bookkeepers Association
    • Paul Meissner, Accountant and Managing Director, 5ways Group

     

    12 September 2016

    The practitioner lodgment service (PLS) and improving the online experienceExternal Link

    • Andrew Watson, Assistant Commissioner, Client Engagement and Business Improvement Strategies, ATO
    • Chris Thorne, Assistant Commissioner, Enterprise Solutions and Technology, ATO
    • Keith Clissold, Registered tax agent
    • Mekhael Abdelsayed, Registered tax agent

     

    Videos

    We regularly produce videos on a variety of tax-related topics. To view a complete list of our videos, visit atoTVExternal Link.

    Webinars

    Webinars are delivered by experienced tax officers and cover the latest tax technical or administrative updates. To find out about the latest webinars, visit the Tax professionals newsroom or subscribe to our Tax professionals newsletters.

    Last modified: 29 Aug 2017QC 17463