This program is designed for persons who are seeking registration as a business activity statement (BAS) agent with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB). The program together, with the appropriate assessment methods as set by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) meets the requirements for a course in basic GST/BAS taxation principles that is approved by the TPB. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check with the TPB for details of current registration requirements, including those relating to experience and, fitness and propriety.
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment - BAS Agent Registration Skill Set FNSSS00004|
|Duration:||1 semester part-time (approx. 3 hours per week)|
Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance
|Likely Job Outcome:||BAS Agent|
To be successful in this program it is recommended that you have completed a qualification in accounting or bookkeeping OR have equivalent skills and knowledge OR are managing the accounting records for a small business.
These subjects can count toward a Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40615) or a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40215).
Entry Requirements / How to Apply
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.
If you don't have a USI that's ok, you can apply right now. It only takes two minutes, just go to usi.gov.au
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- Login to CIT Self Service
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It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).
If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Core - Complete all 2 subjects
Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks
CIT Code: ACCT345 Cost: $250 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and apply compliance requirements to effectively process and complete business activity statements (BAS), instalment activity statements (IAS) and other required reports. It applies to individuals who use a range of organisational and analytical techniques to work within organisations or to supply specific bookkeeping services as a small business owner or contractor.
Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. This unit is designed to meet the educational requirements of the Tax Practitioner Board (TPB). Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.
Establish and maintain a payroll system
CIT Code: ACCT369 Cost: $250 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record and prepare payroll documentation, respond to enquiries and process accurate payroll data for manual and computerised systems. It applies to individuals who use a range of organisational and other specialist techniques. They may work directly for organisations or be small business owners, contractors or service providers.
Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. This unit is designed to meet educational requirements of the Tax Practitioner Board (TPB). Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com