15 Aug 2019 Multiple Code breaches lead to termination
The TPB received a complaint from a former client of a tax agent claiming the tax agent had carried out fraudulent activity by:
- making changes to their 2017 income tax returns (ITRs) without authority
- lodging amended 2015 and 2016 ITRs without the client’s authority or knowledge.
The Board Conduct Committee (BCC) found that the tax agent had breached the Code of Professional Conduct (Code) and did not act with honesty and integrity.
Read more here.