Checkpoint Australian tax and accounting research tools and content

Tax research tools from Checkpoint

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Checkpoint –tax and accounting research tools and content

Simple to use

Purpose built with Australian tax research tools, Checkpoint offers:

  • Simple search, including the ability to search the ATO database and Checkpoint together
  • Fast, relevant linking
  • Fluid, intuitive navigation
  • Client ID to track time on projects

Suitable for both the new user and power users, Checkpoint’s intuitive environment lets you focus immediately on your work, rather than on learning a new system.

Smart features

Checkpoint is big on features, simple to use.

Just some of the smart features Checkpoint offers:

  • The ability to annotate research documents
  • Folders to organise and share research you are working on
  • Alerts to stay up-to-date with news that affects you
  • Quicklinks – one click to content you commonly use
  • Screens optimised to hand held devices

Tax content you can trust

You can rely on Checkpoint’s tax research tools to deliver expert commentary that explains the practical implications of laws and standards.

With tax content from many of Australia’s leading experts, Checkpoint will allow you to reduce risk and research time.

You will have the information you need to make the right decision and give the best advice.


Testimonial #1

“Morning coffee while completing taxes, CHECK
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Today’s modern business is trouble-free with CHECKPOINT”

Peter Lollo, Green Group

Testimonial #2

“Our transition to Checkpoint was seamless and our experience was enhanced by the efficient and personal responses we received…

Carolyn Cooper, Chief Financial Officer, Roberts & Morrow Chartered Accountants

Testimonial #3

“Checkpoint is intuitive with excellent search and ancillary features.”

Professor Duncan Bentley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University

Testimonial #4

“I am very impressed with CheckPoint. It is exactly what I need for efficient researching for my specialist advices.”

Jo Cleary, Director/Taxation Specialist, Cleary & Bentley

Testimonial #5

“To say that we’re impressed with this product would be an understatement.”

Mark Paech CA, Business Services Manager, SBM Stavros Business Advisers & Chartered Accountants

What Checkpoint users say

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Tax research tools


Checkpoint tax research streamlines your workflow. Our online products include links to relevant references such as legislative provisions, rulings, determinations and citations, enabling you to easily navigate to these documents between your products. Links to related documents are also provided in Checkpoint.

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Research tracking automatically keeps a record of your activities and session history so you can quickly refer back to documents and searches. Research tracking is even more powerful when used in conjunction with Client ID and folders, as you identify documents and record time you spent on your clients.

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Advanced searching gets results with options such as the ability to conduct keyword searches or drill down on specific search criteria, include ATO federated search results and numerous other tools to sort and filter information enabling you to find the information you need easier and faster.

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Links to international accounting information and tax research

For easy access to global tax information, your Checkpoint New Zealand and Checkpoint World subscriptions can be accessed using your Checkpoint Australia OnePass login.

Checkpoint – major content and research areas

Accounting and tax content

Checkpoint’s accounting and tax content online is regularly updated for the latest developments. Plus, our news services enable you to keep on top of changes that are relevant to you.

We take care to integrate new developments into our existing commentary, and we have a firm policy against the simple cutting and pasting of the Government’s freely available explanatory memoranda.


Expert guidance, standards and regulations, tools and news for professionals in accounting firms, and for accountants in business.


Guidance on Australian Auditing Standard requirements to help ensure consistent application of the standards in achieving high-quality, cost-effective audits.


Resources to meet the changing demands of Australian corporate professionals, including ASIC material and the well-regarded Baxt Report.

Financial planning

For those who need to meet financial planning compliance requirements and provide accurate advice, our financial planning resources cover FOFA, superannuation changes, ASIC requirements and much more.

Financial reporting

Save time and increase efficiency, whilst reducing the risk of non-compliance with our easy-to-use presentation and disclosure checklists, and up-to-date model financial statements and tools.

Income Tax

From a convenient volume covering the full spectrum of income tax law and related taxes to Latest Bills and Ems, legislation and commentary, our income tax research tools cover all accounting research needs.

Indirect tax

Australia’s indirect taxes are complex and difficult to apply and interpret, even for experts. Choose the level of GST, CGT and FBT content that fits your needs.


Reference material for financial planners, accountants, auditors, lawyers, superannuation trustees, fund administrators and other participants in the superannuation and financial services industry.


Practical guides and workflow tools covering the rules relating to the taxation of trusts to assist accountants and tax practitioners.

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