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BTW2122

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
OfferedSouth Africa First semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Keith Jordaan

Synopsis

An introduction to the principles of the taxation of businesses, including an examination of: value-added tax (VAT); capital allowances; business income and expenses; sole traders; partnerships; companies and close corporations; credit agreements and township developers; trust income; capital gains tax; donations tax and administrative procedures.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • develop an understanding of the South African taxation system as it impacts on businesses
  • develop the capacity to calculate the tax payable by businesses
  • develop an understanding of how the tax system differentiates between categories of businesses, such as sole traders, partnerships, companies, close corporations and trusts.

Assessment

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

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites

BTW1201 and BTW2121