What Is a BAS Agent?BAS agents are a new type of financial services professional created in the Tax Agent Services Act 2009. They are bookkeepers qualified to prepare BAS statements.
Agent registration requirements include having one of several recognised qualifications and at least 1400 hours of work experience. Agents also need to have professional indemnity insurance, undergo continuous education and fulfil a range of other conditions. Registrations can be quickly verified using the Tax Practitioner Board's online register.