The information provided on this page is relevant to AIQS members who are tax practitioners.
Please note that AIQS members who are registered through the recognised professional associations (206) route, must be a Corporate (Voting) Member of AIQS (Associate/Member/Fellow).
The Tax Practitioners Board
The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) is a national body responsible for the registration and regulation of tax agents, BAS agents and tax (financial) advisers (collectively referred to as 'tax practitioners'). TPB is also responsible for ensuring compliance with the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, including the code of professional conduct.
Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance Requirements for Registered Tax and BAS Agents
On 30 June 2013, section 20-5 of the Tax Agent Services Act (TASA) was amended to include an eligibility requirement for registration and renewal of registration that applicants maintain, or will be able to maintain, PI Insurance that meets the TPB's requirements'.
Click here to download the PI Explanatory Paper dated 30 June 2013. (AIQS cross-checked this information via the TPB website and this is current as at 30 October 2020).
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
Complying with TBP's CPE requirements will assist you to maintain knowledge and skills relevant to the tax agent services you provide, which is one of your obligations under their Code of Professional Conduct.
Click here to download the CPE Explanatory Paper dated 30 June 2014. (AIQS cross-checked this information via the TPB website and this is current as at 30 October 2020).
General TPB information