15 Jul 14 Call for submissions on guidance for registration of payroll service providers
In a media release issued on 11 July 2014, the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) announced the release of an exposure draft (TPB(I) D22/2014) of an information sheet that will assist payroll service providers to better understand the tax agent services regime.
The draft TPB(I) includes the following information:
- background about the tax agent services regime (paragraphs 3 to 16)
- examples of circumstances where a payroll service provider does not need to register as a tax agent or BAS agent (paragraph 17)
- examples of circumstances where a payroll service provider may need to register as a tax agent or BAS agent (paragraphs 18 to 20)
- options available to payroll service providers (paragraphs 21 to 22).
The TPB invites comments and submissions by 25 August 2014. The TPB says it will consider submissions and undertake any further consultation required before settling its final position.