Review of the Tax Practitioners Board - Discussion Paper

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Consultation Type
Discussion Paper

Key Documents

Further to the initial round of consultation following the Government’s announcement of an independent review into the effectiveness of the Tax Practitioners Board, and based on feedback received during the initial consultative phase, a Discussion Paper was released on 1 August 2019.

The Discussion Paper is a central element of the process of consultation by the review with stakeholders. It is intended to highlight the key considerations that will be taken into account by the review.

The main issues on which feedback is sought have been identified in the Discussion Paper by Consultation Points that are highlighted throughout the Discussion Paper. Responses to these points will assist the review in its preparation of a Final Report which is due to be provided to the Government by 31 October 2019.

As part of the next round of consultation roundtables have been scheduled as follows:

Melbourne (12 August 2019)

  • 9.30am – 12.30pm
  • 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Sydney (15 August 2019) 

  • 9.30am – 12.30pm
  • 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Invitations will be sent to affected professional associations and some other groups.


You can submit responses to this consultation up until 30 August 2019.
Interested parties are invited to comment on this consultation.

While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment.

Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

How To Respond



Address written submissions to:

Mr Nick Westerink
Individuals and Indirect Tax Division
Langton Cres
Parkes ACT 2600


Phone: Mr Nick Westerink 02 6263 3991