BAS Agent Registration - GST & BAS Taxation Principles

Duration18 weeks
Accredited UnitsProcess Business Tax Requirements (FNSACC401)
Establish & Maintain a Payroll System (FNSBKG405A)
Carry Out Business Activity & Instalment Activity Statement Tasks (FNSBKG404)


TAFE SA offer the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) approved course in GST/BAS taxation principles which meet the education requirements set out by the TPB for those requiring board approved courses for BAS Agent registration and renewal.

If you have prior qualifications in GST/BAS taxation principles (TPB7), you may not need to complete these courses. To discuss with a lecturer about selecting the correct course for you, please send an email to before enrolment.

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to:
- Identify and apply Australian Tax Office (ATO) compliance requirements to effectively process and complete Business Activity Statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS) and other required reports
- Record and prepare payroll documentation, respond to enquiries and process accurate payroll data for manual and computerised systems and business tax returns

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You will be given 18 weeks to complete this course. If you study 4-6 hours per week, we estimate that you will be able to complete the course in this time frame. However as this online course is self-paced, if you prefer you are able to complete it in a shorter time frame.
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No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

BAS Agent Registration - GST & BAS Taxation Principles
1.Business Tax calculations and Prepare Business Activity statement
- Introduction to Goods and Services Tax (GST), Business Activity Statements (BAS) compliance and other requirements, GST adjustments and corrections, pay as you go (PAYG) income tax instalment, pay as you go (PAYG) tax withheld, fringe benefits tax (FBT) instalment, luxury car tax (LCT), wine equalisation tax (WET), fuel tax credits, Instalment Activity Statements, manual BAS preparation, enter the transactions in MYOB and complete the BAS, make necessary adjustments and corrections in BAS

2.Process Payroll
- Payroll system and legislation, superannuation obligations, payment summaries and payroll calculations, manual payroll and accounting for salaries and wages, setting up the MYOB payroll command centre, processing personal leave, holiday pay and leave loading, payroll tax liabilities, end of year procedures and reconciling payroll, salary sacrifice, timesheets and calculating a termination payment