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The complexity and comprehensiveness of the Australian taxation system demands that tax considerations must be taken into account in most business decisions. An understanding of the structure of the Australian taxation system and of the policy factors that guide legislators is essential to professional business advisors. This subject concentrates predominantly on income taxation in Australia. Topics include: concepts of income; allowable deductions; tax accounting; taxation of partnerships, trusts and corporations; anti-avoidance provisions; tax administration; capital gains tax; fringe benefits tax; superannuation and goods and services tax.


UNSW Business School

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Offering Terms

Summer Term, Term 2, Term 3



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: TABL1710 or LAWS1052 or JURD7152. Excluded: LAWS3147, LAWS3751

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