ADVANCED TAX LAW

LAW3ATL

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students in this subject will build upon the knowledge and skills developed in LAW3ITL Income Tax Law. Topics covered include goods and services tax (GST) and an introduction to Australia's international tax rules. The second half will cover special issues of current interest to practitioners.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKeith Kendall

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW1LIM and LAW3ITL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFundamental tax legislationPrescribednaAUSTRALIAN TAX PRACTICE, CURRENT EDN
ReadingsGST LegislationPrescribednaAUSTRALIAN TAX PRACTICE, CURRENT EDN
ReadingsIncome taxation: commentary and materialsPrescribedCooper, G.S., Krever, R.E., Vann, R.J6TH EDN., AUSTRALIAN TAX PRACTICE 2009

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate the ability to apply basic legal knowledge and skills in analysing and interpreting income tax law.

Activities:
In class presentation; class discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Demonstrate presentation and communication skills to a knowledgeable audience.

Activities:
In class presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Evaluate different tax policy alternatives

Activities:
In class presentation; research assignment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKeith Kendall

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 27 - 27
Five 5.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 28 - 28
Five 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 15-minute in-class presentation50 01, 02, 03
one 3,000-word research paper50 01, 03