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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Bill Orow


This unit provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the legal principles that govern the taxation of trusts and partnerships and their application to specific commercial transactions.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • understand the manner in which the taxation system applies to trusts and partnerships
  • develop a sound knowledge of the statutory and case law as well as administrative rulings of the Australian Taxation Office that relate to the taxation of trusts and partnerships
  • apply the relevant principles to specific trust and partnership arrangements or transactions involving trusts and partnerships
  • conduct relevant research of possible new developments in the law relating to the taxation of trusts and partnerships.


Within semester assessment (optional): 30%
Examination (3 hours, open-book/take-home): 70% or 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Bill Orow

Contact hours

3 hours per week on-campus and/or intensive mode over summer (both 39 hours in total)