Code of Professional Conduct - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you are a registered tax agent, BAS agent or tax (financial) adviser.

The Code of Professional Conduct regulates the personal and professional conduct of all registered tax agents, BAS agents and tax (financial) advisors.

The code sets out principles under five separate categories:

  • honesty and integrity
  • independence
  • confidentiality
  • competence
  • other responsibilities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Tax Agent Services Act 2009 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009 Australian Government

Administering agency

Tax Practitioners Board

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Tax Practitioners Board

Mailing address: GPO BOX 1620
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 362 829
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