Register or renew registration as a tax (financial) adviser with the Tax Practitioners Board
If you're a financial planner or adviser providing tax advice to your clients, you must be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board as a tax (financial) adviser.
To register or renew your registration as a tax (financial) adviser, you must meet certain qualifications and experience, including TPB-approved courses in Australian taxation law and Commercial law.
Applied Education’s course for Tax (Financial) Advisers is approved for advisers to register or renew their registration with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).
Upon completion of the course you will receive a statement of attainment that you will be able to provide to the TPB as evidence that you have met the education requirements.
Units of Competency
FNSSS00006 - Commercial Law for Tax (Financial) Advisers Skill Set
The Tax (Financial) Adviser registration course consists of two units of study:
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve. The Tax Practitioners Board Course we offer for tax (financial) advisers in Australian taxation law and commercial law is recognised in all states and territories of Australia.
TPB Approved - Board approved course
Online Learning - Start any time
2-unit combo price $990 - Single unit $545 each
Developed in consultation with industry partners – Institute of Public Accountants and Tax & Super Australia
Assessments for the tax (financial) advisers registration course consist of 2 parts:
Part one - Written assignments that can be completed at any time from home or work
Part two - Online 3-hour open-book exam that needs to be independently supervised by a qualified supervisor. You can complete this exam at any location of your choosing. Prior to the exam you will need to complete and return the Supervisor Nomination Form detailing your supervisor's information, contact details and date of assessment.
Applied Education also has examination centres you can attend in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth if you cannot find someone to supervise your exam.
Assessments are to be completed within 12 months of your enrolment date and you will also be required to undertake a telephone interview.
The Tax Practitioners Board Licensing Units for tax (financial) advisers require the purchase of textbooks direct from the publisher. Instructions on how to order these will be provided with your enrolment.
The learning materials are packed with high quality content and are supported by access to our team of qualified Trainers and Assessors.
Additional learning materials, assignments and the final assessments for the course are accessed via our online learning platform, which you can log into at any time. You can also download the handy Applied Education App.
Students will also receive an electronic version of the Tax Summary (valued at $149) provided free of charge with the course.
The cost to complete the tax (financial) advisers course depends on the number of units required, either one or both units.
Single units: $545 each
Combo price for two units: $990
Please note that textbooks are also required to be purchased separately from the publisher.
There are no formal prerequisites to undertake the Australian Taxation and Commercial Law units required by the Tax Practitioners Board for tax (financial) advisers.
Please ensure, however, that all the requirements stipulated by the Tax Practitioners Board have been considered prior to enrolling in this course.
2018 Tax Summary included (RRP $149)
Electronic copy included
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