This unit is a compulsory unit in the Accounting Major and is designed to assist you in gaining an understanding of the theoretical concepts that underpin taxation law in Australia. This knowledge is used to develop your skills in the interpretation of taxation legislation, case law and rulings, and their application to different business entities and individuals. You will be required to calculate components of taxable income and different types of tax liability.
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Accountability|
|Coordinator||Mr Tony van der Westhuysen|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||12/9/2022||5/10/2022||27/10/2022||11/12/2022|
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- Locate and interpret and explain relevant legislation, cases, rulings and principles of taxation law in Australia
- Communicate and critique the relevant taxation rules, demonstrating knowledge of the connection between case law and legislation.
- Apply tax rules to a problem scenario with a given set of facts to reach a conclusion.
- Perform calculations including income tax, CGT, and FBT liability.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
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3 hour workshop x 4; plus online content. Please refer to the timetable for dates, time and venue.
|Assessment||Test – invigilated via Respondus (30%)|Test - invigilated via Respondus (35%)|Assignment (35%)|
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The prescribed text in the unit is:
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