Postgraduate | CUR-GCT510 | 2024
Fundamentals of Special Taxation Topics
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Understand special tax topics so that you can solve problems for individuals and businesses. Understand fringe benefits, reporting, Australian and Commonwealth tax laws. Gain confidence explaining complex tax to the average Joe.
Fundamentals of Special Taxation Topics
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- explain the taxable value of fringe benefits and other indirect taxes and the related reporting obligations under australian tax legislation
- communicate tax information to expert and non-expert stakeholders with clarity and accuracy for diverse purposes
- generate critical solutions to complex tax problems for individuals and businesses
- review state and commonwealth tax laws and evaluate the legislation applicable to these areas.
- Fringe Benefits Tax and other indirect taxes
- State and Commonwealth Taxes
- Introduction to the Superannuation and Retirement in Australia and Employment Payments
- Detailed examination of the Capital Tax Provisions in Australia
- Taxation issues associated with various business entities
This subject will look at the following areas of taxation in depth and will include both a theory and calculation based approach.
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- Essay (35%)
- Case Study (30%)
- Presentation (35%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- CUR-GCT-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Taxation Practice
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses