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Taxation Law PG (11463.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School


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    • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (190692) - View

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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

    After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Explain and discuss the basic principles of taxation laws;

    2. Use legal reasoning to apply taxation law to analyse and solve complex legal problems; and

    3. Critically analyse material from a variety of sources and apply written communication skills to produce a coherent piece of advice for a hypothetical client, outlining the likely legal consequences of certain transactions and events in selected areas of taxation law.

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    Contact Hours

    Two hours of lectures and one hour of problem-based learning activities on campus per week.


    This unit is only available to students in the Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies or Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies courses.

    Students must have passed 11431 Foundations of Law and Justice G or equivalent.



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