BAS Agent Exam

Graduate from The Tax Institute’s BAS Agent Exam

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Your pathway to becoming a BAS agent

The BAS Agent Exam is a dedicated program for registering as a BAS agent. Once qualified, you can find work as a bookkeeper, or a registered BAS agent. For small business owners, this experience will help you to fulfil your BAS and bookkeeping duties.


If you are an existing bookkeeper or BAS agent seeking registration, or are a small business owner, the BAS Agent Exam will help you to qualify as a BAS Agent in accordance with the requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB). During this 2 hour, live, case-study based exam, you will be asked to:

  • Complete a GST calculation and BAS statement
  • Perform payroll tasks on calculations such as gross wages and super
  • Perform short answer questions on applying legislation.

1300 TAX EDU
(1300 829 338)

1 subject
0 credit points
2.5 CPD hours / subject
$660 / subject
1 year maximum
5 study periods


Approved by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB)


Gain skills that are directly applicable to the workplace


Ideal for bookkeepers and small business owners

Learning outcomes

The BAS Agent Exam is provided as a dedicated pathway for candidates seeking to register as a BAS agent. By sitting our BAS Agent Exam it shows you have been formally assessed by an accredited provider to satisfy the assessment requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Who is this for?

  • registration requirements for a BAS agent licence
  • bookkeeper
  • school leavers
  • small business operators.

Entry requirements

There are no enforced prerequisites for enrolling in the BAS Agent Exam.

Program structure


  • GST
  • BAS
  • Payroll

Modes of study

Assessment-only study

Assessment-only study allows candidates to accelerate their studies by progressing directly to the assessments for the subject based on prior study, qualifications and experience.

Enrolment inclusions

Resources made available to a candidates are:

  • online study materials
  • recorded webinars
  • recommended readings
Key study dates
BAS Agent Exam Wednesday 24 Wednesday 13 Tuesday 14 Tuesday 02 Tuesday 25 Wednesday 30

Call us at 1300 TAX EDU (1300 829 338) or email us.

BAS Agent Exam
Stand-alone $660