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ATO tipped to up scrutiny of tax agents

One BDO partner has tipped that tax agents will be an increased target of the regulators after an ATO trial last year on misuse of auditor registration numbers produced some concerning results.

ATO tipped to up scrutiny of tax agents
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As SMSF Adviser reported mid last year, the ATO conducted the trial with 40 auditors to cross check the funds a particular SMSF auditor said they were auditing against the funds a tax agent said they were auditing, explained Shirley Schaefer, superannuation partner with accounting and advisory network BDO.

Read the full story at SMSF Adviser.

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