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  • News services

    We offer a variety of ways that tax professionals can keep up to date with the latest news and information that may affect them and their clients.

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    Tax professionals newsroom

    The Tax professionals newsroom helps you keep up to date with the latest news for tax professionals. Our articles are refreshed regularly with current information you need to know. Recent articles are held in the news archive for 4 months.

    Save the newsroom as a 'bookmark' or 'favourite' to enable quick, easy access for regular visits.

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    Weekly newsletters

    Tax professionals newsletter

    The Tax professionals newsletter is a free, weekly email newsletter that provides links to the week's top articles in the Tax professionals newsroom, as well as other important information updates.

    Once you have subscribed, you will receive a confirmation message.

    We recommend you add tp@news.ato.gov.au to your 'safe' or 'preferred sender' list in your email settings to ensure you receive your newsletter.

    If you don't receive a newsletter within a fortnight, check your spam folder.

    Tax professionals newsletter – BAS agent edition

    The Tax professionals newsletter – BAS agent edition is a separate, condensed newsletter for BAS agents with information tailored to what you need to know.

    Once you have subscribed, you will receive a confirmation message.

    We recommend you add tp@news.ato.gov.au to your 'safe' or 'preferred sender' list in your email settings to ensure you receive your newsletter.

    If you don't receive a newsletter within a fortnight, check your spam folder

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    System advice and alerts

    Our System advice and alerts page links to operational dashboard information on the current availability and performance of our systems, including Online services for agents and the Practitioner lodgment service.

    We provide advice in our weekly newsletter detailing upcoming maintenance, so be sure to subscribe to the Tax professionals newsletter.

    Also subscribe to the Tax professionals system advice and alert emails. If we need to perform maintenance outside a scheduled window at short notice, or there is a significant unplanned system issue, we'll send you an alert.

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    Webcasts, podcasts and videos

    Tax professionals webcasts

    Tax professionals webcasts is our series of webcasts for the tax profession. They are held throughout the year and feature panellists from:

    • professional associations
    • tax agents
    • BAS agents
    • digital service providers (software developers)
    • senior ATO staff.

    ATO podcast – Tax inVoice

    You can listen to the latest tax and super information on our Tax inVoice podcast channel. Episodes feature industry experts talking with our senior leaders.

    Videos

    We regularly produce videos on a variety of tax-related topics.

    To view a complete list of our videos, visit ATOtvExternal Link or YouTubeExternal Link.

    You can also view video recordings of our Tax professionals webcasts.

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    Website and legal updates

    You can receive daily, weekly or monthly email updates about new and revised information of interest to you on our website or Legal database.

    Find out how to Subscribe to email updates.

    Legal practitioners updates

    We periodically provide information to state and territory law societies and bar associations for dissemination to their respective members through their normal channels.

    interpretation NOW! (iNOW!)

    Keep up to date with what courts are saying on statutory interpretation by accessing interpretation NOW! under the ATO Law Aids category on our Legal database.

    It provides:

    • bite-size commentary on recent statutory interpretation cases and important principles
    • simple and practical 'iTips'.

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    ATO Community

    The ATO CommunityExternal Link online forum includes a tax professional category where you can engage with us and each other.

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    Social media

    We are on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, sharing the latest information on tax and industry changes, initiatives, products and services.

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    Media centre

    Keep up to date with the latest articles, speeches and media releases from us by visiting our Media centre.

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    Provide your feedback

    Tax professionals are invited to email your feedback about our news services.

    Last modified: 11 May 2022QC 43917