Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. construct arguments in determining the appropriate business structure for a particular business
  2. apply relevant legislation to practical and theoretical situations
  3. demonstrate the application of Employee benefits and various financing methods
  4. explain legal and taxation implications of winding up a business.
    • Introduction of Entities
    • Small Business Concessions
    • Sole Traders
    • Partnerships
    • Trusts
    • Companies
    • Diverting Income
    • Financing a Business
    • Employer Costs
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Audio/Video conferencing
    • Print materials

      • Study guide
    • Online materials

      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Quizzes
      • Resources and Links
    • Other materials

      • Audio

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-BLW32-Introduction to Australian Tax Law
CUR-BLW38-Special Topics in Australian Tax Law

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject is designed to develop a basic understanding of different business entities, how each is taxed and the advantages and disadvantages of each entity as a planning vehicle. The subject focuses on students becoming able to plan tax structures that will benefit the taxpayer in both the short term and long term periods.

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  • Project (35%)
  • Presentation (15%)
  • Invigilated Examination (50%)

Textbook information is pending.

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