• Appoint new entity - agent for tax purposes

    An agent for tax purposes is the term used for an entity that you have appointed as your agent to act on your behalf in the portal. This authorisation for access permissions provided to another entity is also referred to as a business appointment.   

     Transactions completed on your behalf are legally binding as if you had done them yourself.

    An agent in this context is not the same as a registered tax agent. This agency relationship is separate to, and in addition to, any relationship you may have with a registered tax agent. 

    Only a registered tax agent or in some circumstances a BAS agent can be paid for providing tax services.

    Access permissions are managed in the Access Manager system, which is a standalone authorisation system for our digital channels.

    You can appoint another entity to act on your behalf for tax purposes using Access Manager.

     For further information on appointing an agent for tax purposes, refer to Access Manager.







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