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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Bill Orow


This unit provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the legal principles that govern the taxation of trusts and partnerships and their application to specific commercial transactions.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. understand the manner in which the taxation system applies to trusts and partnerships
  2. develop a sound knowledge of the statutory and case law as well as administrative rulings of the Australian Taxation Office that relate to the taxation of trusts and partnerships
  3. apply the relevant principles to specific trust and partnership arrangements or transactions involving trusts and partnerships
  4. conduct relevant research of possible new developments in the law relating to the taxation of trusts and partnerships.


Within semester assessment (optional): 30%
Examination (3 hours, open-book/take-home): 70% or 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Bill Orow

Contact hours

3 hours per week