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ICAEW strongly encourages ICAEW members in Australia planning to commence the provision of tax agent services to utilise the registration pathway option to become registered as an individual tax agent with the Australian Tax Practitioner Board (TPB).
ICAEW is now accredited by the TPB as a Recognised Tax Agent Association. This means ICAEW members in Australia considering providing tax agent services have a registration pathway option to become registered as an individual tax agent with the TPB, for the purpose of meeting qualification and experience requirements.
The TPB administers a system for the registration of tax agents under the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, which requires that individuals and entities providing tax agent services for a fee or other reward are required to register with the TPB. The TPB administers a system for the registration of tax agents under the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, which requires that individuals and entities providing tax agent services for a fee or other reward are required to register with the TPB. Further details about how to register with the TPB are set out on their website.
The TPB has specific requirements in relation to a tax agent’s professional indemnity (PI) Insurance and for those registering ICAEW would draw your attention to the TPB requirements in relation to annual continuing professional education (CPE).
Our Registered tax agent page gives further information on working as a registered tax agent in Australia.
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Australia–United Kingdom and Australia–Russia Tax Treaties
Press release from the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia, issued on 16 January 2004. The press release includes a summary of the main features of the Australia-UK treaty.
Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Australia) Order 2003
Full text of the Statutory Instrument (2003/3199) with a schedule that includes the convention signed on 21 August 2003, which entered into force on 17 December 2003.
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Australian Taxation Office
Comprehensive information on tax topics, law, ruling and policy and compliance issues.
Australia: Deloitte International Tax Source
Online database providing tax rates, including information on withholding tax, tax treaties and transfer pricing.
Australia Tax Profile
Summary of the local tax environment published by KPMG, last updated in March 2013. Sections cover:
Tax Rates Online
An online rates tool produced by KPMG that compares corporate, indirect, individual income and social security tax rates within a country or across multiple countries.
International Tax Handbook
Regularly updated guide published by Nexia, the international accounting network. Each country chapter gives an overview of company structures and the main personal, corporate and indirect taxes in each jurisdiction.
EY global tax guides
Detailed guides produced and updated annually by EY, summarising the tax system and key tax issues in jurisdictions around the world, including:
Australia tax profile
Factsheet produced by KPMG, updated annually, listing key factors relevant in cross-border tax planning. Latest edition updated in July 2015.
Australia: Country tax guide
Annually updated guide covering major taxes applicable to business, how taxable income is determined, the personal tax regime and double tax treaties. Produced in June 2015 by PKF.
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