2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
For M649 & M749 students: MLC703
All other students: Nil
For M729 students: MLJ723
For M726 students: MLC703
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
This unit provides critical, conceptually informed and detailed coverage of taxation law and policy relating to taxation planning; tax avoidance and evasion; capital gains tax; taxation implications of the use of different business structures and the taxation of superannuation entities and contributions.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Demonstrate an in depth working knowledge of taxation law vital to the operation of a business and a critical appraisal of policy issues related to contentious areas of taxation practice.
Communicate effectively in the context of business tax law to given audiences demonstrating an understanding of the appropriate protocols in conveying appropriate taxation advice.
Strategically search, evaluate and adapt appropriate information from a range of online sources to articulate the relevant legislation and case law to give well-argued opinions on the likely taxation consequences of medium to complex practical fact situations.
Critically analyse information in order to demonstrate an appreciation of the tax planning and policy implications of various business transactions.
Create solutions to real world problems by interpreting and applying relevant judicial decisions and legislation.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MLC709 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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