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Introduction to Taxation Law (7037.5)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice


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The areas examined include the Australian taxation system, Australian taxation law, concepts of income and deductible expenses; and administration of the taxation system.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will acquire and demonstrate:

1. An understanding of the specific operation of the taxation laws covered, through the completion of set assigned tasks;

2. An understanding of the basic principles underlying the taxations laws and an ability to analyse the taxation laws, through the completion of set assigned tasks; and

3. An ability to apply the principles and concepts of taxation law to solve basic tax problems, through the completion of set assigned tasks.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Three hours per week.


Legal Systems or equivalent.

Assumed Knowledge

Familiarity with the Australian legal system; basic legal research and communication skills, understanding of judicial precedent and statutory interpretation.

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