|Year of offer||2017|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Topics include Australian income tax law and its application to the business environment; compliance with statutory and professional requirements in relation to taxation; the taxation of capital gains; fringe benefits tax; goods and services tax; superannuation and the application of taxation law to selected current issues; and ethics for tax practitioners.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Identify taxation issues that commonly arise;
- Apply Australian income tax (including capital gains tax), goods and services tax, superannuation and fringe benefits tax law to a range of situations;
- Explain key international taxation matters, including the concept of residency for tax purposes and the operation of Double tax Treaties;
- Explain ethical issues concerning Australian tax professionals.
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
- Synthesis of a range of information relating to key aspects of taxation in Australia particularly in relation to commercial transactions;
- Accessing data from a range of sources;
- Problem solving;
- Collaborative learning and team work;
- Critical thinking;