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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Dr Bill Orow


This unit examines the operation of anti-avoidance rules such as Part IVA, dividend and trust stripping rules, capital and dividend streaming rules and taxation issues that relate to and arise from business taxation planning including the use of various business entities and managing the timing and character of receipts and payment.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • examine tax planning principles and methods including uses of alternative business structures and managing receipts and payments
  • explain the concepts and principles (both statutory and common law) employed to deal with tax avoidance
  • explain the risks associated with the potential application of the general and specific anti avoidance rules.


Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (take-home): 60%

Contact hours

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


BTX9651 or equivalent