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Unit of Study ACC00134 - Advanced Taxation (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 discuss the principles of a good tax system as it relates to administration and entities and apply these principles to your analyses of changes to our tax system
2 develop a working knowledge of the law and practice of income taxation in Australia in relation to companies, trusts, partnerships, superannuation funds and specific taxpayers
3 explain the principles and application of the goods and services tax (GST)
4 solve specific taxation questions and problems in the areas of income tax and goods and services tax with reference to the legislation and judicial cases
5 Analyse and explain various tax planning techniques that can be used to legitimately minimise taxpayers' liability to income tax

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. discuss the principles of a good tax system as it relates to administration and entities and apply these principles to your analyses of changes to our tax system
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. develop a working knowledge of the law and practice of income taxation in Australia in relation to companies, trusts, partnerships, superannuation funds and specific taxpayers
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. explain the principles and application of the goods and services tax (GST)
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. solve specific taxation questions and problems in the areas of income tax and goods and services tax with reference to the legislation and judicial cases
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. Analyse and explain various tax planning techniques that can be used to legitimately minimise taxpayers' liability to income tax
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

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