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BASchool Professional Development

Online Training

For most businesses, managing the GST while also keeping the Tax Office happy, has increasingly become a burden. This means it is more important than ever to get it right, first time and every time. Which is why we’re excited to announce our online training platform for BASchool.

BASchool is designed to support those who prepare, review or approve the Business Activity Statement. The course features all you need to know on managing liabilities and claiming credits, as well as navigating special rules and preparing returns. In addition, there are specialist sessions available on areas such as property, financial supplies and dealing with the ATO.

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Training Modules
 

Module 1
BASchool Fundamentals
Module 2
BASchool Specialist - Property
Module 3
BASchool Specialist - Financial Supplies
Module 4
BASchool Specialist - Managing Compliance and the ATO

Details

Duration: 3 hours

Language: English

Access period: 365 days

CPD hours: 3 hours

Price: $395

BASchool fundamentals offers an introduction to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Business Activity Statements (BASs). The training is delivered by Jeff Pfaff, PwC GST Partner, and is presented across six core chapters.You will have access to the webinar recording, and online resources for a period of 12-months.

Chapter 1: an overview of basic GST principles
Chapter 2: overview of the recent changes in GST law;
Chapter 3: some special rules and exceptions in the GST law;
Chapter 4: practical steps to managing your GST/BAS compliance and reporting obligations;
Chapter 5: common GST/BAS problem areas and practical tips on how to overcome them; and
Chapter 6: insights as to the risk areas that are high on the ATO's compliance agenda.

Details

Duration: 1.5 hours

Language: English

Access period: 365 days

CPD hours: 1.5 hours

Price: $275

Specialist (Property) provides a short course in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and its application to real property transactions.

This module will cover: 

  • an overview of GST and property;

  • how to classify residential premises (including commercial residential premises); 

  • an introduction to the margin scheme including its calculation and management;

  • the GST special rules that relate to property;

  • Managing change in use adjustments; 

  • An outline of what the ATO look for in GST and property matters; and

  • A practical guide to effect GST planning - from contract clauses to lodging your BAS and navigating the GST withholding rules.

Details

Duration: 1.5 hours

Language: English

Access period: 365 days

CPD hours: 1.5 hours

Price: $275

Specialist (Financial Supplies) provides training in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and its application to the financial services sector.

This module will cover: 

  • an overview of GST and financial services including the apportionment of input tax credits;

  • understanding the reduced input tax credit regime;

  • an outline of the GST special rules and exemptions that may apply to financial services;

  • effectively managing your GST input tax credit recovery position; and 

  • insights as to the risk areas that are high on the ATO's compliance agenda.

Details

Duration: 1.5 hours

Language: English

Access period: 365 days

CPD hours: 1.5 hours

Price: $275

Specialist (Managing Compliance and the ATO) provides a short course in managing the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and its compliance program in relation to the Goods and Services Tax (GST). 

This module will cover:

  • an overview of how the ATO undertakes its GST compliance activities;

  • what to expect if you are subject to a review or audit;

  • the ATO’s data matching regime and how to be prepared for the inevitable phone call;

  • managing GST risk through the private ruling system;

  • avoiding penalties and interest;

  • what to do if you disagree with the ATO’s position; and 

  • insights as to the risk areas that are high on the ATO's compliance agenda.

Pricing and registration

Participants can enrol for individual webcasts or the entire BASchool series. A discount applies for series enrolments. 

Module 1:  BASchool Fundamentals  $395 (inc GST)

Register for Module 1

Module 2:  Specialist Property  $275 (inc GST)

Register for Module 2

Module 3:  Specialist Financial Supplies  $275 (inc GST)

Register for Module 3

Module 4:  Specialist Dealing with the ATO   $275 (inc GST)

Register for Module 4

BASchool Series: All four modules  $990 (inc GST)

Register for all Modules

For any queries or questions you might have in relation to the modules or content, please email au_baschool@pwc.com

Jeff Pfaff

Partner, PwC

CPD requirements

Continuing professional development (CPD) can be obtained through a range of educational activities including conferences, courses (including face-to-face and online), workshops, technical discussion groups, webinars, in-house training and/or self-directed learning.

You should retain your CPD evidence for 12 months after the end of your three-year period in case you are selected for a review.

Contact us

Jeff Pfaff

Partner, Payment Times Reporting Lead - Financial Advisory, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 401 222 696

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