Member’s name: Barbara Ronnfeldt
Date of Hearing: 8 September 2022
Tribunal: Disciplinary Tribunal
On 8 September 2022, the Disciplinary Tribunal found that Mrs Barbara Ronnfeldt breached CPA Australia’s 14 May 2019 Constitution:
- Article 39(a)(ii)F, in that she had ‘been the subject of an adverse finding that has not been overturned on appeal in relation to the Member's conduct, competence or recognition by any Court, professional body, statutory or other regulatory authority in any jurisdiction’ in respect of the decision of the Tax Practitioners Board dated 17 February 2022, which terminated her services as a tax agent for a period of two years.
Penalty and Costs:
The Disciplinary Tribunal found the Complaint sustained and imposed the following penalties on the member:
- Forfeiture of membership, not eligible for readmission for a period of two years commencing 14 April 2022.
- Must successfully complete the “Best Practice Program” or its equivalent to the satisfaction of the General Manager Professional Conduct within 12 months of obtaining a Public Practice Certificate.
Mrs Ronnfeldt was ordered to pay a contribution to CPA Australia’s costs of $2,569.34.