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MLC703 - Principles of Income Tax Law

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

W Obst

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MAA790, MLC731
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit aims to familiarise students with the principles underlying the Income Tax Assessment Act (ITAA 1936 and 1997) so that they have the necessary skills to successfully approach and research complex problems involving income tax issues. Topics include: the position and importance of income tax in the range of Commonwealth and state taxes; concepts of income and capital; deductions and exemptions; tax offsets; taxation of capital gains, fringe benefits and trading stock; taxation of companies; dividend imputation; taxation of individuals, partners, trustees and beneficiaries.

Assessment

Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 3 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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