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BTF3951

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Tony van der Westhuysen

Synopsis

Taxation of business income and abnormal receipts. Business tax reform including the Goods and Service Tax and Ralph Committee reforms. Tax planning issues on acquisition and disposal of a business. Remuneration planning, retirement and estate planning.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • describe the taxation issues associated with specific regimes including the Alienation of Personal Services Income Regime, the Simplified Tax System and the PAYG Systems
  • analyse the tax frameworks that apply when conducting a business through Companies, Trusts Partnerships or Sole Proprietors
  • analyse business transactions in the context of the Goods and Services Tax
  • apply the appropriate taxation rules that govern purchases and sales of a business.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours, open-book): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Tony van der Westhuysen

Contact hours

3 hours per week on-campus and/or intensive mode over summer (both 39 hours in total)

Prerequisites

BTF2931 or BTF3931

Prohibitions

BTC3350, BTW3242