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Aug 2017

TPB rattles Outsourcing and Offshoring Users

TPB rattles Outsourcing and Offshoring Users. Draft practice note released

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Code of Professional conduct, Offshoring, Outsourcing, TPB

A few days ago the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) released draft Practice Note TPB(PN) D38/2017 to provide practical guidance and assistance to registered tax practitioners in understanding their obligations under the Code of Professional Conduct in relation to the use of outsourcing and offshoring. It should be noted that this is a draft practice note, and submissions and comments are invited …

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Feb 2016

The Philippines pulls rank in the customer service industry

By: Odyssey In the Press
Tags: APESB GN 30 Outsourced Services, Code of Professional conduct, Disclosure, offshore, Privacy Act, TPB

The Philippines is now being claimed as a “go-to” destination for outsourcing activities. When you consider the high cost of compliance in Australia, there was very little or no difference in quality and a significant saving in costs… Not all accountants, however, are sold on the idea of outsourcing. BPO isn’t right for every situation, but expert groups argue it …

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Feb 2016

Cloud computing and the Code of Professional Conduct. TPB Exposure draft

By: Odyssey Legislation
Tags: Cloud computing, Code of Professional conduct, Privacy Act, TPB

The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has released an exposure draft on Cloud Computing. Per the ED, a registered agent must know and understand the nature of any cloud computing arrangements they enter into, particularly in the context of how these arrangements impact upon the tax agent services being delivered to their client. Cloud services include information storage, lodgment of returns, …