To comply with this requirement, agents might be required to undergo a minimum number of hours
of tax-related continuing professional education (CPE). The Board considers CPE to be the
maintenance of contemporary and relevant knowledge and skills. CPE undertaken by tax
practitioners should be relevant to the tax agent services they provide and the development of their
professional knowledge and skills. Relevant CPE to be undertaken include:
Attending seminars, courses, workshops;
Conferences and discussion groups;
Tertiary courses provided by educational institutions;
Research, writing and presentation of technical publications or training;
Internet-assessed courses, audio or videotape packages;
In-house training by person with suitable qualifications’
Attendance at appropriate ATO seminars and presentations.
Undertaking various of CPEs and conducting regular legislative workshops and meetings will
accomplish variety of goals such as:
Providing employees with information about relevant legislation.
Providing employees with detailed information regarding organisational procedures and how
they contribute to legislative compliance.
Promoting a workplace culture in which compliance with legislation is a high priority.
Providing staff with immediate information about changes to the taxation law and how the
changes affect their work.
Offering opportunities to discuss legislative requirements and compliance process.
There is particular legislation, regulations and industry codes of practice that relates to the
preparation of activity statements. List at least 10 forms of legislation, regulation or codes that will