Tax Agent Services Act 2009


Division 50 - Civil penalties  

Guide to this Division  

SECTION 50-1   50-1   What this Division is about  

This Division contains civil penalty provisions. If you contravene a civil penalty provision, the Board may apply to the Federal Court for an order that you pay a pecuniary penalty.

You may contravene a civil penalty provision if you are unregistered and provide tax agent services for a fee, advertise that you can provide such services or represent yourself as registered.

You contravene a civil penalty provision if you are neither registered nor a qualified tax relevant provider and you provide tax (financial) advice services for a fee or advertise that you can provide such services.

You also contravene a civil penalty provision if you are registered and you make a false or misleading statement, employ or use the services of an entity whose registration has been terminated, or sign a declaration or statement that was prepared by an unregistered entity who was not working under the supervision or control of a registered tax agent or BAS agent.


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