This course is for financial advisers who provide tax (financial) advice services and wish to be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) as a tax (financial) adviser.
This subject meets the requirements for ‘a course in Australian taxation law that is approved by the Board’ for tax (financial) advisers for the purposes of Items 301(c), 302(c) and 303(b) of Part 3 of Schedule 2 to the Tax Agent Services Regulations 2009 (TASR).
Kaplan’s Tax for Financial Advising course provides you with:
If you have previously completed a Kaplan tax subject and require a board approved course in Australian taxation Law, you will be required to complete a supervised online short answer exam only, based on Kaplan’s current tax subject. The short answer exam is a requirement of the Tax Practitioner’s Board. The exam will cover topics 1 – 5 and will assess key concepts of the subject, and will focus on the additional content. You are provided with pdf subject notes in the room, no hard copy notes are provided. The subject code is TASATFA – Tax for Financial Advising (Short answer exam).
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The maximum time for completing the subject is 12 weeks from your enrolment date.
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Kaplan’s CPD training is recognised and accredited by the AFA, FPA and SPAA.
The FPA have assessed the Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning subjects and awarded CPD points to the following subjects:
DFP5 – Tax for Financial Advising – 16 CPD points
Professional dimensions covered include Capability, Critical Thinking, Attributes and Performance, Professional Conduct and Reflective Practice.
There are no entry requirements for this subject.
If this subject is being completed as part of the Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning (FNS60415) students must hold the Financial Services units from the core of the Diploma in Financial Planning in the Financial Services Training Package FNS (e.g. Kaplan Professional’s Diploma of Financial Planning).
Completion of the sectoral core units and the regulatory unit FNSASICZ503 Provide advice in Financial Planning from the Diploma in Financial Planning in the Financial Services Training Package FNS10.
There are no exemptions available for this course.
You may enrol into this course at any time and begin studying immediately on enrolment.
If this subject is being complete as part of the Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning (FNS60415) students must hold a current Diploma of Financial Planning.
This course is delivered online via Kaplan’s learning management system KapLearn.
Students receive login details to KapLearn upon enrolment. When students log on to KapLearn they can access their subject notes, assessments, additional learning materials such as case studies, practice activities and their online tutor. Students will also receive a set of hard copy notes upon enrolment.
Students access and submit their assessments through KapLearn.
Corporate clients should contact our Corporate Solutions Representative on 1300 728 505 to discuss face-to-face delivery options and how we can tailor our training to your business needs.
The two assessment tasks for this subject are:
Examination 1: Supervised, open book online multiple choice examination
Examination 2: Supervised, open book online short answer examination.
Kaplan’s exams are open book exams, where emphasis is placed on the application of knowledge.
You must attempt your first exam within 12 weeks of your enrolment date.
You are entitled to a first sit and two resits of an exam. To achieve an overall grade of ‘competent’ in the exam, you must achieve the nominated pass mark for each section in the exam. If you are deemed ‘not yet competent’ for a section, you are only required to attempt that section in the resit.
You can sit your exam while being supervised in your workplace or at a Kaplan office.
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