Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

ICB Assessment Program

ICB Certificates of Bookkeeping Knowledge

Three assessments that are divided in to sections that cover areas such as:

  • Processing sales and payments
  • Employers superannuation obligations
  • Employee FBT law obligations
  • Leave entitlements
  • Payroll
  • GST
  • Overseas transactions
  • Inventory
  • End of month / year adjustments

Annual Skill Review

ICB Annual Skill Review

The ICB Skill Review assessment draws information from the previous 12 months ICB Member Newsletters. The ICB Annual Skill Review assessment consists of 40 questions including areas of:

  • General bookkeeping
  • GST
  • Payroll
  • BAS Agent

Each question has a link to the relevant article to assist you in finding the answer.

Single Touch Payroll (Certified)

To make sure that all our members are competent and comfortable with STP we recommend undertaking the STP assessment.  Bench mark your knowledge with our assessment - it is a great way to test your understanding of STP and show competence and capability to clients.  This is part of the CPE knowledge suite and helps to promote members as STP specialists and increase CPE hours.  This assessment is worth two CPE hours.  

  • Click here to complete the STP assessment

Payment Summaries (Certified)

This ICB member has been certified by ICB in their understanding of tax laws and payroll requirements applying to the preparation of Payment Summaries for an employer.

  • This Accreditation is awarded following successful completion of the ICB Payment Summary Assessment.
  • Members - Click here to complete the Payment Summary assessment

Payroll (Certified)

This ICB member has been certified by ICB in their understanding of the tax laws and payroll requirements applying to an employer in their preparation of payroll.

  • This Accreditation is awarded following successful completion of the ICB Payroll Knowledge Assessment
  • Members - Click here to complete the Payroll Knowlege assessment

Taxable Payments Annual Report (Certified)

This ICB member has been certified by ICB in their understanding of the TPAR (Taxable Payments Annual Report) requirements to relevant businesses (Building and Construction, as from 1 July 2017, also Couriers and Cleaning industries)

  • This Accreditation is awarded following successful completion of the ICB TPAR Knowledge Assessment
  • Members - Click here to complete the TPAR assessment

Working with Overseas Transactions (Certified)

This ICB member has been certified by ICB in their understanding of overseas transactions and the requirements to relevant businesses (foreign exchange currency conversion, GST, customs and ARN)

  • This Accreditation is awarded following successful completion of the ICB Overseas Transactions Knowledge Assessment
  • Members - Click here to complete the Overseas Transactions assessment

Find a Bookkeeper

In addition to the above assessments all our members listed on the Find a Bookkeeper webpage have the following accredited skills:

BAS Agent (Registered)

This ICB member is a registered BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

Software Skills – MYOB, Reckon, Intuit QBO, Xero

The ICB member has self-assessed their competence in providing this service to you. ICB requires members to be a member of the company's software partner program and to remain up-to-date with the features of the software.

External Accreditations

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