Financial planning ADVICE

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Professional Standards of Financial Advisers (FASEA)

A professional standards regime for all financial advisers will commenced on 1 January 2019. The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) is responsible for developing the new education and experience requirements, as well as setting the Code of Ethics

Recognised accountants cannot recommend the establishment or winding up of a self-managed superannuation fund unless they are appropriately licensed. Explore your licensing options.

Find out about your options and requirements on becoming a tax (financial) adviser and learn about renewing your tax (financial) adviser registration.

Holding a limited AFS licence is one of your options when it comes to providing financial advice. Find out about the latest educational requirements and the tailored resources available to you.

Financial planning advice is a highly regulated industry, particularly when it comes to providing financial advice to the public.

Explore useful financial advice resources, including guidance notes, tax and superannuation guides, tips, calculators and apps.

Guidance to help you understand responsible lending obligations, becoming licensed, what a regulated credit activity is and what requires licensing.
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is a new external dispute resolution scheme to deal with complaints from consumers in the financial system.

APES 230 Financial Planning Services sets out mandatory requirements and guidance for members engaged in the provision of financial planning advice.