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BAS Agent Portal access for offshore staff

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Are we any closer to being able to setup our offshore staff with BAS Agent Portal Access.

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Hi @AllisonJ

 

Offshore employees can access Online Services for Agents (OSfA) but it depends on their myGovID identity strength and whether they have a Tax File Number (TFN). (Note: BAS agent portal has been decommissioned with OSfA becoming the default system for Tax agents and BAS agents)

 

If they're unable to get a standard identity strength, they may still be able to access OSfA with a basic identity strength. Using myGovID with a basic identity strength will restrict them from certain accesses. Have a look at our website for Restrictions when using a Basic myGovID.

 

I also recommend taking a look at Complete proof of identity requirements under Accessing our online services with a Basic myGovID on our website.

 

Hope this helps,

 

Chantelle

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Hi @AllisonJ

 

Offshore employees can access Online Services for Agents (OSfA) but it depends on their myGovID identity strength and whether they have a Tax File Number (TFN). (Note: BAS agent portal has been decommissioned with OSfA becoming the default system for Tax agents and BAS agents)

 

If they're unable to get a standard identity strength, they may still be able to access OSfA with a basic identity strength. Using myGovID with a basic identity strength will restrict them from certain accesses. Have a look at our website for Restrictions when using a Basic myGovID.

 

I also recommend taking a look at Complete proof of identity requirements under Accessing our online services with a Basic myGovID on our website.

 

Hope this helps,

 

Chantelle