Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction & broad overview of the CGT provision
    • CGT events
    • CGT assets
    • Acquisition of CGT assets
    • Capital Proceeds & the cost base
    • Exemptions
    • Small business CGT concessions
    • Partnerships
    • Trusts
    • Companies
    • Roll-overs
    • Other assets
    • Losses
    • Anti-avoidance, integrity measures, tax planning
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

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

  1. research and analyse Capital Gains Tax legislation and how it applies to a range of personal and business transactions
  2. identify practical Capital Gains Tax issues and construct possible solutions
  3. apply Capital Gains Tax to business and personal transactions
  4. analyse the anti-avoidance provisions and relate how they apply to anti-avoidance topics.
  • Assignment 1 - Final Examination (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Case Study (20%)
  • Assignment 3 - Weekly Reflection (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides detailed examination of the Capital gains tax provisions. It comprises events and assets relating to businesses including partnerships, trusts and companies.

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