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BTX9651 - Taxation law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Christine Peacock


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2008 (On-campus block of classes)


Topics include GST income and exempt income; allowable deductions; special classes of taxpayers including trusts, partnerships and companies; objections and appeals; capital gains tax; fringe benefits tax; superannuation; eligible termination payments; tax collection; tax avoidance.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify and explain the constitutional and administrative framework within which the federal taxation system operates
  • calculate income tax and goods and services tax liabilities
  • identify and analyse fundamental tax concepts such as the distinction between income and capital
  • apply legislative provisions and judicial principles to practical taxation problems and provide supporting evaluations through the application of statutory and case law principles.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours, open-book): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week





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