Learn the ways of the Australian Taxation Office – including how it administers tax legislation. Gain skills in using taxation software programmes used in accounting practices. Discover the life of a tax agent.
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- 29 Nov 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- examine the issues involved in tax administration
- utilize computer software programmes that are used in industry
- explain how income tax is administered, lodged, assessed and collected
- apply and explain the audit and appeals procedures of the Tax Office
- analyse some of the issues facing the tax profession, including ethical dilemmas.
- Income Tax Returns/Elections
- Assessments, Payments and Recovery
- Objections and Appeals
- Role and Powers of ATO
- ATO Rulings
- Tax Agents
- Tax Software
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 subject was previously known as BLW41 Tax Administration.
The subject is designed to introduce students to the way in which the Australian Taxation Office administers income tax legislation and associated legislation such as the Taxation Administration Act. The subject also gives students access to use taxation software programmes that are utilized in many accounting practices. The subject discusses the role of a Tax Agent and their obligations towards their clients and the Australian Taxation Office.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Objection Letter (30%)
- Problem Based Assignment (20%)
- take-home exam (50%)
Current study term: 28 Nov 21 to 27 Feb 22
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