Skill set details

FNSSS00008 - Tax Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation) (Release 3)


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3 (this release) 15/Jun/2022
(View details for release 2) 13/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) 25/Mar/2015

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Modification History



Release 3

This version first released with the FNS Financial Services Training Package Version 8.0.

Update to pathways information. Superseded units have been updated.

Release 2

This version released with FNS Financial Services Training Package version 3.0

Release 2 created to update codes and titles

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 Australian taxation law. The units of competency cover preparing tax documentation for individuals and preparing and administering tax documentation for legal entities.

Pathways Information

The units of competency in this skill set provide credit towards:

  • FNS50222 Diploma of Accounting
  • FNS60222 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. Please note there are two alternative Skill Sets for tax law for tax agents. Completion of either Skill Set may be used in an application for registration with the TPB. Refer to the TPB website for details www.tpb.gov.au

Skill Set Requirements

  • FNSACC522 Prepare tax documentation for individuals
  • FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

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 tax 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.