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Taxation of Trusts

Postgraduate | CUR-MT568 | 2024

Appraise the principles that trusts are based on, and examine ways that trusts can be taxed.Find out what happens when trusts are terminated. Formulate solutions to tax problems. Discuss express trusts and non-resident trust estates.

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19 May 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024

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Taxation of Trusts

About this subject

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

    1. interpret the law of trusts and taxation of trusts principles in the use of trusts as an effective tax planning vehicle
    2. evaluate strategies for the resolution of problems when using trusts
    3. create innovative solutions and draft appropriate responses to posed tax questions
    4. understand and be able to use trusts to manage assets including indigenous land.

Entry requirements


You need a high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Taxation

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