This unit introduces students to a range of taxation principles and many of the issues that organisations should consider to ensure that they comply with the taxation legislation of the country in which they operate. The unit also introduces students to the principles of personal and business taxation, the legal and ethical issues relating to taxation, the obligations of taxpayers, taxation systems and taxation planning.
1. Analyse taxation systems and the legislation which governs them.
1.1 Analyse taxation systems and consider taxation legislation that will have given implications on national taxation.
2. Analyse taxation systems and the legislation which governs them and determine taxation liabilities for incorporated organisations.
2.1 Explore and explain the implications of taxation liabilities for unincorporated organisations.
2.2 Explore and explain taxation liabilities for both private and public companies.
3. Evaluate the impact on organisations of the legal and ethical constraints associated with taxation responsibilities.
3.1 Evaluate the impact of key legal and ethical constraints on different organisations.