6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
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This unit provides an introduction to Australian taxation law and practice with a focus on individuals as taxpayers undertaking personal services, property and business activities. Income tax (including CGT), GST and FBT are covered.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- understand the operation of the Australian taxation system including the interaction of income tax with other taxes
- identify conceptual structures in core tax provisions and apply them in an ordered approach
- recognise fundamental tax concepts, identify legislative provisions as well as judicial principles and apply them to analyse personal, property and business scenarios
- explain and calculate income tax (including CGT), plus GST and FBT.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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