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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Taxation is a factor in all commercial transactions. As such, commercial lawyers are required to be aware of the taxation implications of the advice they provide to clients. Using the Australian tax system as a reference point, this subject studies the fundamentals of taxation, including income, capital gains tax, deductions, residency and source, timing and entities.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulia Dehm

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LMJD or LML or LMLGBL or LMCL or LMLAW or LMLE or have permission of the Law School Director of Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs


Incompatible subjects LAW3ITL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced skills in identifying relevant Australian taxation legislation and common law, and potentials for their reform

Lectures; Research Essay; Take Home Exam

02. Develop expert knowledge of Australian taxation law principles and their relevance and application to fact situations

Lectures; Research Essay; Take Home Exam

03. Formulate appropriate business strategies to ensure compliance with the provisions of relevant Australian tax legislation

Lectures; Research Essay; Take Home Exam

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