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The Advanced Superannuation and Retirement Planning unit, provided by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, offers students a comprehensive overview of the superannuation industry and the taxes that should be considered in retirement planning.
The first part of this unit introduces students to the superannuation industry and the current state of regulation. Students will learn about how superannuation funds operate and how current regulation affects the operation of these funds. The second part of the unit focuses on the specific taxes that apply to the industry. Several different types of payments are examined and students will learn how taxes apply to these scenarios. The taxation of self-managed superannuation funds is also examined.
Finally, the unit addresses the tax implications of changing individual circumstances such as divorce, and looks at what exemptions are available in particular circumstances.
Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Advanced Superannuation and Retirement Planning unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This online unit is the ideal study choice for individuals looking to pursue a career in taxation, superannuation and/or retirement planning. The unit provides students with a comprehensive understanding of how superannuation can be taxed and how this affects retirement planning – equipping students with the advanced knowledge and skills needed to work in the field of financial planning.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.