BAS Agent – why?

  • BAS AGENTS are able to advise, interpret, and work with clients completing the BAS Provision obligations.
  • BAS AGENTS have access to ATO tools and resources and preferential contact points.
  • BAS AGENTS have Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • BAS AGENTS must continually update their knowledge and competence through continuing education.
  • People who are not registered as BAS Agents must NOT: advise, represent the client, interpret the legal application of tax for a client, provide tax advice or assistance, be relied on for their tax advice or assistance.
  • A person may be in a business where they are subject to necessary supervisory arrangements by another registered agent
  • Non-BAS Agents can provide bookkeeping services but not GST or BAS Expertise.

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