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FNSSS00005 - Commercial Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015

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Release 1

This skill set first released with FNS Financial Services Training Package Version 1.0.


This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to meet the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational eligibility requirements for a course in commercial law. The units cover applying legal principles in consumer and contract law, corporations and trust law, and property law.

Pathways Information

The units of competency in this Skill Set provide credit towards:

  • FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting
  • FNS60215 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Licensing/Regulatory Information

This Skill Set is designed to meet the education eligibility requirements for registration as a tax agent with the TPB. Refer to the TPB website for details www.tpb.gov.au

Skill Set Requirements

  • FNSTPB503 Apply legal principles in consumer and contract law
  • FNSTPB504 Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law
  • FNSTPB505 Apply legal principles in property law

Target Group

Not applicable.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the FNS Financial Services Training Package together, with the appropriate assessment methods as set by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB), meets the requirements for a course in commercial law for tax agents that is approved by the TPB. Persons seeking tax agent registration should check with the TPB for details of other current registration requirements, including those relating to experience and fitness and propriety.