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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr Anthony van der Westhuysen


Taxation of business income and abnormal receipts. Business tax reform including the Goods and Service Tax and Ralph Committee reforms. Tax planning issues on acquisition and disposal of a business.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • describe the taxation issues associated with specific regimes including the Alienation of Personal Services Income Regime, the Simplified Tax System and the PAYG Systems
  • analyse the tax frameworks that apply when conducting a business through Companies, Trusts Partnerships or Sole Proprietors
  • analyse business transactions in the context of the Goods and Services Tax
  • apply the appropriate taxation rules that govern purchases and sales of a business.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Tony van der Westhuysen

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week


BTW3221 or equivalent


BTC3350, BTF3951