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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 5032

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
169711

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

The aim of the course is for students to gain practical experience assisting taxpayers to comply with their tax obligations.

Course content

In the course students will experience the professional practice tax environment including the requirements under the tax agent services act, professional and ethical conduct, presentation and communication skills, interviewing and note taking skills, substantiation requirements for taxpayers, risk assessment, requirements for completion of tax forms, tax administration, tax planning, tax avoidance and tax compliance.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 5017 Taxation

GPA of 5.0 or above. Students must have received a credit or above for pre-requisite course ACCT 5017. Students must have completed 36 units. All students must have a valid National Police Clearance check.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
Clinic participation/placement (7 hours per week for the 10 weeks or as negotiated by the supervisor) 7 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 20 hours x N/A
Clinic participation/placement 7 hours per day for the 10 days or as negotiated by the supervisor) 7 hours x 10 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
Clinical placement 2000 words 45% N/A
Critical reflection 3000 words 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
Clinical placement 2000 words 45% N/A
Critical reflection 3000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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