Undergraduate | UNE-LAW493 | 2024
Advanced Taxation Law
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- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Start dates
- 24 June 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 16 weeks
Advanced Taxation Law
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an advanced understanding and mastery of the legislation and procedures necessary for tax compliance, particularly relating to Fringe Benefits, Goods and Services, Small Business Entities, and Financial Transactions; tax avoidance and evasion; and tax administration;
- use cognitive, technical and creative skills to employ the skills of legal research techniques including identifying primary sources, critical analysis, reasoning and argument to communicate independent opinions on legal issues relevant to taxation law; and
- produce clear and coherent written communications that are based upon analysis, synthesis, and the application of professional judgement, as well as reflection and evaluation of the relevant law, to competently and confidently explain and quantify the income tax consequences of complex factual problems.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
This subject was previously known as Taxation Law.
This subject builds upon foundational Australian taxation law knowledge and equips you with an advanced understanding and mastery of the legislation and procedures for tax compliance. You will examine a range of topics including fringe benefits taxation, goods and services taxation, taxation of superannuation entities and special taxpayers as well as tax losses. You will also explore issues in tax avoidance and evasion, the ethical and professional obligations of tax advisers and agents and tax administration. In doing so, you will develop your legal reasoning and research skills and be equipped with contemporary skills to meet challenges in a complex and ever-changing field.
Online Assessment: 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Research Essay: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Final Examination: Open Book Examination: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3.
There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will be offered online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
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- Online Assessment (20%)
- Open Book Invigilated Examination (60%)
- Research Essay (20%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- UNE-LLB-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Laws (4 Years)
- UNE-LAW-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Laws (3 Years)
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:
and one of
- UNE-LAW162-Criminal Law
UNE-LAW312 (Not currently available)
and one of
- UNE-LAW172-Contract Law
UNE-LAW272 (Not currently available)
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).
Candidature in Bachelor of Laws (4 Years).
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
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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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses