Taxation Research in Current Topics

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

Like all modern economies, Australia faces a multitude of challenges in both direct and indirect taxation. Taxation Research in Current Topics covers topical issues in Australian taxation challenges.

Provided by a partnership between Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, this unit covers taxation issues at both a state and federal level. You’ll learn to identify, interpret and research the latest taxation issues at both levels. The unit will also develop your skills in analysing and describing those issues with depth and professionalism.

As modern taxation is highly technical, you’ll learn to utilise the relevant technologies to analyse the reliability and veracity of taxation sources and their information.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Taxation, Curtin University
  • Graduate Diploma in Taxation, Curtin University
  • Master of Taxation, Curtin University

You must also have successfully completed the following unit:

  • Fundamentals of Australian Tax Law

Areas of study

In this tax unit, a week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore will be provided in your study materials.

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Taxation,?Curtin University
  • Graduate Diploma in Taxation,?Curtin University
  • Master of Taxation,?Curtin University

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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How will this unit advance my career?

Taxation Research in Current Topics will educate you on the prevalent issues in modern taxation. It will directly aid an accounting career by teaching you to optimise business taxation. Alternatively, this unit could lead to a role in taxation policy and analysis within the public or private sector.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Taxation Research in Current Topics from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

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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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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