Register as a tax practitioner

Who should register as a tax practitioner?

A natural person who:

  • Provides advice to any other person about  the application of a tax Act; or
  • Completes or assists with the completion of a return for another person
  • For more information look at the Registration Process for Tax Practitioners.

What are the requirements in order to register as a tax practitioner?

To register as a tax practitioner, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must belong to or fall under the jurisdiction of a Recognised Controlling Body as referred to in s 240A of the Tax Administration Act.
  • Have the minimum qualifications and experience set by your Recognised Controlling Body.
  • Have no criminal convictions for the offences described in s 240(3) of the Tax Administration Act.
  • Participate in continuous professional development programmes set by your Recognised Controlling Body.

Registration is a dual process between the RCB and the Tax Practitioner.

More information

For more information on the recognised Controlling Bodies, click here.

Tax Practitioners have a dedicated Call Centre for specific taxpayer related queries. Dial 0800 00 7277 to use this service.

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