Courses & Units

Tax 1 LAW662



Involves the study of the taxation of income under the Income Tax Assessment Acts. The unit provides an understanding of the assessment of income tax adequate for those not planning on specialising in income tax practice. The unit is divided into the following parts: the concepts of assessable income (including the taxation of capital gains); allowable deductions; tax accounting; the taxation of particular classes of taxpayers; tax avoidance; tax planning; and tax administration. One or more special topics may also be covered. Practical skills include legal problem solving, legal reasoning and legal research.


Unit name Tax 1
Unit code LAW662
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Law
School of Law
Discipline School of Law
Teaching staff

Prof G Dal Pont (coordinator)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2016: $1,305.00 2016: $1,523.00 090911

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


  • Pre-requisites: Either LAW221, LAW222, LAW223, LAW224, LAW225, LAW226, LAW204, LAW205 OR LAW250, LAW251, LAW252, LAW253, LAW254, LAW255, LAW256, LAW204.


Teaching Pattern

2 hour seminar per week and tutorials



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