BLAW30003 Taxation Law II

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 27-Feb-2017 to 28-May-2017
Assessment Period End 23-Jun-2017
Last date to Self-Enrol 10-Mar-2017
Census Date 31-Mar-2017
Last date to Withdraw without fail 05-May-2017

Timetable can be viewed here.
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours (one 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week)
Total Time Commitment:

136 hours


Successful completion of all the below subjects or equivalent:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 2
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge:

It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least 100 points of undergraduate study before enrolling in this subject. The subject level is an indicator as to the difficulty of the subject and expected workload.

Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Assessment and Results Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support.


Assoc Prof Sunita Jogarajan


Contact Stop 1

Subject Overview:

Taxation Law II will explore different topics to those covered in Taxation Law I and will also examine some topics which are briefly covered in Taxation Law I in further detail. This subject will cover:

  • Tax Structures – companies, trusts and partnerships;
  • International taxation issues;
  • Taxation of Superannuation;
  • Tax Accounting;
  • Advanced aspects of tax administration and tax avoidance rules;
  • State Taxes; and
  • Ethical and professional responsibilities of tax agents.

Completion of BLAW 30002 Tax Law I and BLAW 30003 Tax Law II satisfies the requirements for a Tax Practitioner Board ‘approved course in Australian taxation law’ under the ‘mix and match’ approach. Refer to www.tpb.gov.au for further information.

Learning Outcomes:

The objectives of this course are to provide students with an advanced knowledge of taxation law in Australia and the skills to develop future learning and understanding of taxation law issues.

  • 2,000 word individual assignment (30%);
  • 2-hour final exam - open book (70%).

The due date of the above assessment will be available to students via the Assessment Schedule on the LMS Community.

Prescribed Texts:
  • Fundamental Tax Legislation (Thomson Reuters, current edition); AND
  • Sadiq et al, Principles of Taxation Law (Thomson Reuters, current edition).

Students who have completed Tax Law I in the previous year may use the previous year’s edition of both books.

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Problem-solving; legal research and writing; oral communication skills; identification and familiarity with legal material; legal reasoning.

Related Breadth Track(s): Law - Business and Taxation Law

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