School Of Law

Contemporary Issues in TaxationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200872.1

Discipline: TAXATION LAW

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

200869 Principles of Taxation

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 2671/2770 Master of Commerce (Financial Planning), 2690 Graduate Certificate in Commerce (Financial Planning), 2793 Master of Financial Planning, 2794 Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, 2807 Master of Stockbroking and Financial Advising or 2824 Master of Laws.

About this Unit
This unit is designed to increase student knowledge of the Australian taxation law, including capital gains provisions in the income tax legislation. Students will learn how to apply the professional guidelines for tax agents and offer practical advice to clients about their responsibilities and obligations under the law. For example, advice scenarios and potential outcomes with respect to tax evasion and/or avoidance behaviour by clients, incapacity planning contexts, wealth transfer and small business concessions. Student actions and advice will be supported, tested and challenged through a range of case studies, hypothetical client contexts and simulated online examples.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students must have access to the internet and be reasonably proficient computer users.

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