A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999

Chapter 3 - The exemptions  

Part 3-1 - Supplies that are not taxable supplies  

Division 38 - GST-free supplies  

Subdivision 38-C - Education  

38-110   Recognition of prior learning etc.  

A supply is GST-free if the supply is the assessment or issue of qualifications for the purpose of:

(a) access to education; or

(b) membership of a professional or trade association; or

(c) registration or licensing for a particular occupation; or

(d) employment.

However, a supply is not GST-free under subsection (1) unless the supply is carried out by:

(a) a professional or trade association; or

(b) an * education institution ; or

(c) an entity that is registered by a training recognition authority of a State or Territory in accordance with the Australian Recognition Framework to provide skill recognition (assessment only) services; or

(d) an authority of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory; or

(e) a local government body.

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