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Unit of Study ACCT6005 Taxation Law and Practice (2024)

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    It is strongly recommended that you have an ability to read and navigate pieces of legislation applicable to Australian Law.


Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Develop and apply solutions for various types of taxation including goods and services tax (GST), fringe benefits and capital gains tax.

Apply complex principles of the law and practice of income taxation in Australia as it applies to individual and small business taxpayers

Perform tax calculations and communicate diverse and technical tax information to clients.

Explain the statutory and professional obligations of a tax agent and how they influence practitioner conduct in routine contexts.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study25%
Presentation25%
Case study50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study25%
Presentation25%
Case study50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study25%
Presentation25%
Case study50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study25%
Presentation25%
Case study50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study25%
Presentation25%
Case study50%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • The prescribed text is updated every financial year. Please refer to the Unit's MySCU site for the edition details of your text, Principles of Taxation Law, Thomson Reuters Professional Australia Pty Limited, Pyrmont, NSW..
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection.  Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.

  • This unit requires you to use HandiTax Software (free student version via online link) and the Australian Master Tax Guide 2017 eText which is accessed via the Library portal.

    Details are available for the above on MySCU

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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