2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
MLL111, MLL331 and must have successfully completed 8 Law units
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
2h class + 1h seminar per week
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
The unit provides an introduction to the role of taxation as an instrument of government policy. Topics include: an introduction to the concepts of income and capital receipts; income from business, property and personal services; deductions and exemptions; taxation of capital gains; tax accounting, trading stock and fringe benefits tax. It also includes an introduction to the Goods and Services Tax.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Demonstrate an understanding of the principles that govern the operation of the ITAA.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO3: Digital literacy
Demonstrate a knowledge of how selected provisions of the ITAA and associated Acts operate in practice.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO3: Digital literacyGLO4: Critical thinking
Demonstrate the skills necessary to successfully approach new and unfamiliar taxation law problems. Showing the following skills:
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO3: Digital literacyGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Develop an interest and enthusiasm to maintain an active interest in developments in Taxation Law.
GLO3: Digital literacyGLO8: Global citizenship
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: MLL406 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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