Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA) including the Code of Professional Conduct - TPB TAX4 (Tax Agent, BAS Agent and Tax [Financial] Adviser Registration)


TAFE SA offer Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) approved unit Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA), including the Code of Professional Conduct (Code) which meet the education requirements set out by the TPB for those requiring board approved courses for Tax Agent registration and renewal.

Skills Covered:
- The objects of the Tax Agents Services Act 2009 (TASA)
- Registration process and eligibility requirements including
- The fit and proper person requirement, prescribed qualifications and experience requirements and relevant transitional provisions
- The Code of Professional Conduct, including the underlying content of the professional and ethical standards required of registered tax and BAS agents that are contained in the Code in section 30- 10 of the TASA
- Administrative sanctions that may be imposed for a breach of the code
- Civil penalty provisions including contraventions that apply to the conduct of entities that are not registered tax agents
- Civil penalty provisions including contraventions applicable to the conduct of registered agents
- The TPB's power to apply to a Federal Court for an injunction
- The Tax/BAS agent's obligations to notify the TPB of any change in circumstances

To meet part of the qualification requirements for registration as a tax practitioner, you may need to have completed a Board approved course in the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA), including the Code of Professional Conduct (Code). This TASA, including the Code, unit meets the education requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board for those needing board approved qualifications for Tax Agents.

This individual income taxation course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to understand the legislation associated with registration as a Tax agent, Tax (financial) Advisers or BAS agent.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email on to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

  • You will be given 2 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.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
Online (self-paced) - up to 2 weeks in duration.
Accepting enrolments until 10 June 2024.

This course commences from 5 February 2024 - you will receive further information from lecturer after this date.

Continuous enrolment - you can start this course at anytime. However, you will be only allowed the maximum duration of the course from the date of access to the course to complete your studies.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$236.00 GST inc

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