Special Topics in Australian Tax Law
Get to know Australian tax laws—from Commonwealth through to State taxation systems. Apply your research skills to probe legislative issues around primary production and substantiation and cars. Get practical and calculate taxes including stamp duty.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- research and identify the applicable taxation legislation from both Commonwealth and State taxation systems apply relevant legislation to practical and theoretical situations
- calculate the tax payable in respect to Tax, Stamp Duty, Land Tax, Fringe Benefit Tax and Pay-roll Tax
- identify and calculate the taxation of Termination Payments for a taxpayer who is resigning from employment
- explain and apply taxation legislation for Primary Production taxpayers
- discuss the substantiation provisions of the Income Tax Assessment Act and demonstrate the application to situations including motor vehicle expenses.
- Primary Production
- Substantiation and Cars
- Advanced CGT Topics
- Superannuation and Termination Payments
- Fringe Benefits Tax
- Payroll Tax
- Land Tax
- Duties Tax
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Study guide
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
The primary aim of this subject is to introduce students to both State and Commonwealth tax laws. The subject introduces both legislative issues as well as requires students to make practical calculations. The subject will involve both research and practical skills application.
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- Essay (25%)
- Mid-semester test (25%)
- Invigilated Examination (50%)