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Unit of Study ACCT2001 - Taxation (2021)

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

communicate tax information to client taxpayers

apply the principles of the law and practice of income taxation in Australia as it applies to individual and small business taxpayers

describe the principles of the goods and services tax (GST), fringe benefits tax, the wine tax, the luxury car and the fuel tax and state-based taxes including payroll tax, stamp duty, and land tax

solve specific taxation problems in the areas of income tax, fringe benefits tax and goods and services tax

use information systems in taxation practice including the preparation of a Business Activity Statement (BAS), Instalment Activity Statement (IAS) and an individual income Tax return

explain the statutory and professional obligations of a tax agent and how they influence practitioner conduct in routine contexts

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