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Unit of Study LAWS6010 Tax Law (2024)

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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:

Recognise the structure of the tax system and identify taxes in Australia and analyse the key principles and features of income tax and deductions

Identify and analyse the various aspects of taxation of companies, trusts and partnerships

Recognise and analyse the legal issues related to CGT, FBT and GST

Develop high level analytical skills in the use and reading of cases, statutes and other tax law material and apply these skills in complex tax fact situations to the resolution of these issues

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Taylor J, Walpole M, Burton M, Ciro T, Murray I, 2019, Understanding Taxation Law 2020, 2020, LexisNexis. ISBN: 9780409351286.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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