Xero Tax: Accounting Principles

Leverage the power of Xero to build and run your business or expand your career options with Xero Tax: Accounting Principles!
This course will give you the confidence to navigate Xero Tax, from populating a tax return or business activity statement to submitting it to the ATO whilst providing a seamless experience to your clients when submitting tax returns and business activity statements.

Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics

100% flexible – Study online, anytime, anywhere, on any device

Industry connections to connect you with employers and industry contacts

Who should enrol in this course

Those managing tax preparation, lodgment and compliance tasks for clients

Anyone who uses Xero Tax module in their organisation or wants to increase their accounting skills and

Anyone who wants to increase confidence and capability in all aspects of Xero Tax to enhance your bookkeeping and accounting career options

Course outline

The Xero Tax course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to complete all key tasks in the Xero Tax module. By completing the Xero Tax course, you will be able to confidently navigate and use the Xero Tax module and understand how to:

populate and submit tax returns to the ATO

populate and submit business activity statements to the ATO

manage and track clients’ ATO lodgments

Course Modules

This course has been specifically built by industry experts who have real-world practical experience and knowledge of the industry. The design of this course develops best-practice skills and knowledge to equip you for the next step of your career.
  • How to populate a tax return
  • How to submit a tax return
  • How to compute income and deductions for a tax return
  • How to populate a business activity statement
  • How to submit a business activity statement
  • Client ATO lodgment tracking
  • How to submit client updates to the ATO

Course Information

You don’t need to formally complete any program prior to starting this course, however we do recommend you complete Xero Basics to maximise what you get out of the Xero Tax course.
The Xero Tax module is an online, self-paced module delivered through the Ab² digital learning portal.  At Ab2, we pride ourselves on providing the best student experience, and we will support you throughout the whole of your program completion by providing:
  • Online learning, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime
  • One-on-one and group coaching sessions with industry experts
  • 24/7 support
  • Student Facebook groups so you can connect with your fellow learners!
Approximately 15 hours

6 months from enrolment


  • A working computer with Microsoft Office
  • An internet connection

P7500 – Installment plan available

Why choose Ab2

100% online – Complete Flexibility – Study Online, anywhere, and anytime

Unrivalled student support by specialists that only serve the accounting and bookkeeping industry

Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics.

AB² is one of very few RTOs to offer the Tax Practitioners Board approved course to become a registered BAS agent.

Deep industry connections – we participate actively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, allowing us to connect you with employers and industry contracts to further your career.

Free student membership with accounting and bookkeeping industry bodies

Want to know more?

Our student experience team are here to help answer any questions you have. We’ll support you every step of the way to ensure you have the best learning experience and complete your program sooner.


Special Introductory Offer

Grab our introductory offer for only $1,490 per student. Regular price at $1,990. For a limited time only. 

Ab2 offers two options for you to pay for your course costs, as well as flexible payment options.

Upfront $1,490: You can save 15% by making an upfront payment of $1,490.

Weekly $65.90: Get started right away by making weekly payments of $65.90, over a period of 26 weeks

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