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77938 Introduction to Taxation Law

Requisite(s): 70106c Principles of Public International Law AND 70107c Principles of Company Law AND 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration
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This subject acquaints students with Australian taxation law in a practical business environment. The focus of the syllabus is on the application of tax law concepts in a professional accounting setting. It aims to develop students' conceptual and analytical skills and an appreciation of the Australian tax system. It provides a general analysis of the current tax system and consideration of the many changes it is presently undergoing with an emphasis on the implications for the commercial world. The subject looks at the Income Tax Assessment Act, the Tax Law Reform Project and the New Tax System. Particular concepts to be considered include: taxable income, income, deductions, capital gains tax, trusts, partnerships, companies and shareholders, tax accounting, tax planning and anti-avoidance provisions, fringe benefits tax and goods and services tax.

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