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Taxation - LAWS553

This unit covers an examination of the Australian taxation system. The unit covers the examination of what is income, the taxation of capital gains, deductions, capital allowances, and tax avoidance issues. The unit covers the administration of the taxation system and the taxation of companies, trusts and partnerships. The unit also covers a treatment of the social security system and the legal availability of welfare benefits. The unit is significant as it provides a basic knowledge of the taxation system and is a good background for all law students whether or not they practice in the taxation area.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Malcolm Voyce

(24cp in LAW or LAWS units) or (39cp at 100 level or above including (BUSL250 and BUSL301) or BUSL251Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): BUSL320, LAW503, LAW553
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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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