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12/12/2018Continuing your professional educationTo keep your skills and knowledge up to date you must undertake continuing professional education (CPE). It is also a renewal requirement to keep your registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).
10/12/2018Practitioner lodgment serviceThe practitioner lodgment service (PLS) is the channel that allows you to lodge your clients' forms electronically. The PLS is replacing the electronic lodgment service (ELS) as our main lodgment channel.
04/12/2018CbC reporting for December balancersA lodgment deferral is available for significant global entities that are December balancers and have Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting obligation due by 31 December.
03/12/2018Annual closure and systems availabilityOur offices will close from Monday 24 December 2018 reopening on Wednesday 2 January 2019. During this time, there may be periods when our systems will be unavailable.
03/12/2018Foreign exchange ratesList of daily, monthly and annual foreign exchange rates. Updated to include daily and monthly rates for November 2018.
28/11/2018Changes to receiving ABN adviceThe way you and your clients receive an Australian business number (ABN) advice has changed. These changes will make it easier for you to access your client's advice instantly.
28/11/2018Pass debt correspondence to your clientWhen you receive any correspondence that your client needs to deal with, we ask that you pass it on. See what you can do to prevent us contacting you about debt.
27/11/2018Division 293 tax - new notice of assessmentFrom December 2018 clients who are assessed for Division 293 tax will receive a new notice of assessment. We redesigned the style, format and language to make the notice easier to understand.
27/11/2018GST reporting and development lease arrangementsWe have issued a taxpayer alert outlining our concerns with GST implications of certain property developments that involve development leases.
27/11/2018Tax professionals conversations webcastsTax professionals conversations is our series of webcasts for the tax profession. Join the livestream sessions or watch recordings after the events to hear about various topics relevant to you, your practice and your clients.
27/11/2018Time limit for claiming creditsView and provide feedback on a draft ruling on the four year time limit for claiming input tax and fuel tax credits.
26/11/2018Notification of software ID for STPIf you are using online or cloud-based software for Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting, you may need to notify us of your unique software ID. See your options for notifying us.
20/11/2018Mischaracterisation of intangible assets in international arrangementsIf your clients are involved in international arrangements for operations using intangible assets, make them aware of our Taxpayer Alert TA 2018/2.
20/11/2018Ride-sourcing this summer?If your clients plan to drive passengers for a fare this summer, let them know they need to get an Australian business number and register for GST.
13/11/2018Agent compliance, future of the tax profession and e-invoicing - webcast recording availableThe recording and transcript for the latest Tax professionals conversations webcast held on 5 November 2018 is available.
13/11/2018Private use of business carsHelp your clients understand their fringe benefits tax (FBT) obligations. We are writing to you on behalf of your clients about business cars for private use by employees that may have a FBT liability.
13/11/2018Using external agencies for lodgment obligationsAfter consultation with your professional associations we will now also use external collection agencies for overdue lodgment obligations in some cases. You may receive an email letting you know we will be contacting your clients and they may be referred to an external collection agency.