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  • Open Forums

    Open Forums let tax professionals hear about upcoming changes, discuss changes and ask questions.

    On this page:

    What Open Forums offer

    Our open forums are interactive webinars on WebEx. You and your staff will have an opportunity to:

    • hear about the latest updates and upcoming changes to tax and super
    • raise questions and join in discussions about matters of importance.

    Your attendance may contribute towards your continuing professional educationExternal Link (CPE) with the Tax Practitioners Board.

    What we discuss

    This year we will be discussing:

    • how we are supporting you, your practice and your clients as we move towards recovery from COVID-19
    • our focus areas and strategies around debt and lodgment
    • important changes so you can prepare for them, such as director identification and Online services for business.

    The Tax Practitioners Board will also give updates at our Open Forums.

    Current Open Forum conversations

    Open Forum conversations



    Digital services

    Digital services and system updates on myGovID, relationship authorisation manager (RAM), e-invoicing and the new Online services for business

    BAS agents only

    For BAS agents – includes updates from the Tax Practitioners Board

    Newly registered tax professionals

    Ask questions in an open environment and hear about tips and tricks as you progress in your new career

    Delivered with the Tax Practitioner's Board

    Our focus for 2021: An update

    Our focus as we transition towards business as usual:

    • our strategy about debt and lodgment in a COVID-19 environment
    • updates on important changes to help you prepare

    How to join in

    1. Check the sessions and times available on our WebEx events list pageExternal Link. Times are Australian Eastern Daylight-savings Time (AEDT) from October to March and Australian Eastern Standard time (AEST) from April to September.
    2. Register for events that interest you. Numbers are limited for each forum.
    3. We will send you a confirmation email with the details you need.
    4. If you cannot make the forum or you need to contact us about your registration, you can email us.
    5. If you are logging into WebEx for the first time, you can install and run the program before your session by going to our WebEx pageExternal Link.
    6. Check regularly for topics and sessions dates as we will update the schedule with more dates and discussion topics in coming months.
    Register for an Open Forum
    Last modified: 05 Mar 2021QC 44763