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Australian taxation law list for tax (financial) advisers

Australian taxation law list for tax (financial) advisers

To meet the requirements of a Board approved course in Australian taxation law for registration as a tax (financial) adviser, you need to have completed one tertiary level unit in taxation law covering the required topics.

For detailed information on topics and other course requirements, refer to TPB(PG) 04/2014 Course in Australian taxation law that is approved by the Board for tax (financial) advisers.

All courses that have already been approved as Board approved course in Australian taxation law for tax agents will automatically meet the requirements for a Board approved course in Australian taxation law for tax (financial) adviser registration.

Board approved units in the TASA including the Code

If your Board approved course in Australian taxation law course does not include a component in the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 (TASA), including the Code of Professional Conduct (Code), you are required to have completed a separate unit covering this component.

The courses included in Board approved courses in Australian taxation law table below already include a component in the TASA, including the Code.

For a list of approved units refer to Board approved units in the TASA including the Code.

Board approved courses in Australian taxation law

The table below contains a list of Board approved courses in Australian taxation law for tax (financial) advisers.

 
Course provider Code Course
AAMC Training Group TPB506 Australian taxation law for tax (financial) advisers

Applied Education

(Education IT Solutions Pty Ltd)

AETLFA Taxation law for tax (financial) advisers
CPA Australia N/A Tax (financial) adviser (TFA) solution - taxation law unit
Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

CFP Certification Program consisting of the following 5 units:

CFP1

CFP2

CFP3

CFP4

CFPC

 

CFP Certification Program - consisting of the following 5 units:

  • FPA Professionalism
  • Applied Strategies 1
  • Applied Strategies 2
  • Investment Strategies
  • Certification Assessment

Important note regarding this course

  1. An individual who has completed the CFP Certification Program must provide an academic transcript which demonstrates that they have undertaken and passed the examinations for the units CPF2 and CFP3 - these 2 units cannot be completed via RPL. It is fine if one or more of the other 3 units (i.e. CFP1, CFP4 and CFPC) have been completed through RPL.
  2. In addition to the above, an individual who completed all 5 units of CFP Certification Program before 2016 is required to complete a separate unit covering a component in the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, including the Code of Professional Conduct.
Kaplan Education Pty Ltd (T/A Kaplan Professional) DFP5v1 Tax for financial advising
Kaplan Education Pty Ltd (T/A Kaplan Professional) DFP5v2 Tax for financial advising
Kaplan Education Pty Ltd (T/A Kaplan Professional) DFP5v3 Tax for financial advising
Kaplan Higher Education Pty Ltd (T/A Kaplan Professional Education) FPC006 Tax and commercial law for financial planning
Monarch Institute

MTL001 and

MTL002* or

MTL003*

MTLTFA Taxation law for tax (financial) advisers, comprising of the following units:

  • Taxation fundamentals (FNSACC502)

  • Taxation for legal entities (FNSACC601)

  • Tax planning and obligations (FNSACC603)
Registered training organisation FNSTPB506 Apply taxation requirements when providing tax (financial) advice services
TAFE NSW Higher Education

ACBUS203A and

ACBUS301A

The aggregate of the following:

  • Income tax law
  • Applied income tax
TAFE

ACBUS203A and

ACBUS301A

The aggregate of the following:

  • Income tax law
  • Applied income tax
TAFE SA TAFESA / TPB 10 Australian taxation law for tax (financial) advisers
The Tax Institute N/A Tax for financial advising
University of New South Wales TABL 5901 Principles of Australian taxation law
Western Sydney University (previously University of Western Sydney)

200869

200872

200867

200871

The aggregate of the following:

  • Principles of taxation

  • Contemporary issues in taxation

  • Superannuation

  • Planning for retirement
Western Sydney University (previously University of Western Sydney)

200187

200186

200899

The aggregate of the following:

  • Taxation law

  • Advanced taxation law

  • Retirement and succession planning

*You only need to successfully complete 2 of the 3 units listed – MTL001 and either of MTL002 or MTL003.

Board approved units in Australian taxation law

The tables below contain lists of individual units that have been approved by the Board as meeting the requirements of a Board approved course in Australian taxation law for tax (financial) adviser registration under the Board's mix and match policy.

If you have completed, or plan to complete, a course or unit that does not appear on the lists below and wish to know whether this course or unit will be accepted by the Board, please email qualifications [at] tpb.gov.au with the course outline, academic transcript (if any) and other relevant course materials for Board’s consideration.

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Australian Catholic University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Australian Catholic University BB313 Taxation law

Australian Catholic University

LEGL300

Taxation law

Australian Catholic University

LEGL602

Taxation law

 

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Australian National University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Australian National University

BUSN3014

Principles of income tax law

Australian National University  BUSN7021  Taxation law 

 

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Bendigo College of Advanced Education

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Bendigo College of Advanced Education

2141TL

Taxation



 

Bond University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Bond University

LAW10415

Principles of taxation law

Bond University LAWS13-415 Principles of taxation law

 

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Canberra Institute of Technology

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Canberra Institute of Technology

ACCT255

Tax law for accountants



 

Central Queensland University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Central Queensland University

LAWS20023

Taxation law

Central Queensland University

25341

Taxation law and practice A

Central Queensland University

LAWS19033

Taxation law and practice A

Central Queensland University

21356

Taxation law and practice IIIA


Charles Darwin University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Charles Darwin University

PRBL003

Australian taxation law

Charles Darwin University

CMT301

Taxation 1

Charles Darwin University

LAW301

Taxation law (principles)

Charles Darwin University  TAX301  Taxation 1 

 

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Charles Sturt University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Charles Sturt University

LAW514

Australian taxation

Charles Sturt University

LAW3014

Income tax law & practice

Charles Sturt University  LAW505  Taxation 1 

Charles Sturt University

LAW320

Taxation law and practice


 

CPA Australia

Course provider

Course code

Unit

CPA Australia

N/A

Advanced taxation

CPA Australia

ACCG909

Advanced taxation


Curtin University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Curtin University

BLW22

Taxation

Curtin University

11041

Taxation 231

Curtin University

TAXA2000

Taxation 231

Curtin University

6798

Taxation 301

Curtin University

TAXA3007

Taxation 301

Curtin University

3381

Taxation 303

Curtin University

11041

Taxation 331

Curtin University

11945

Taxation 531

Curtin University

TAXA5001

Taxation 531

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Deakin University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Deakin University

MCM272

Income taxation law

Deakin University

MLC204

Income taxation law and practice

Deakin University

MLC301

Principles of income tax law

Deakin University

MLC703

Principles of income tax law

Deakin University

MLC712

Taxation

Deakin University

MLL322

Taxation

Deakin University

MLL406

Taxation

 

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Edith Cowan University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Edith Cowan University

LAW2410

Income tax framework II

Edith Cowan University

LAW3109

Taxation law

Edith Cowan University

LAW5300

Taxation law

Edith Cowan University

LAW2400

Taxation law II (1985)

Edith Cowan University

LAW4300

Taxation law IV

Flinders University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Flinders University

BUSN9122

Perspectives on taxation law

Flinders University

BUSN3012

Taxation law and practice

Flinders University

COMM3003

Taxation law and practice

 

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Griffith University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Griffith University

7822GBS, and

7817GBS

  • Applied taxation
  • Income tax law

Griffith University

7008ABF

Income tax law

Griffith University

7106AFE

Income tax law for Accountants

Griffith University

7204ACF

Income tax law

Griffith University

LAWBB13A13

Introduction to taxation

Griffith University

3102LAW

Introduction to taxation law

Griffith University

3008ABF

Revenue law: Theory and policy

Griffith University

3106AFE

Revenue law: Theory and policy in action

Griffith Univerity

3186AFE, and

3188AFE

  • Revenue law
  • Theory & policy in action and taxation planning

Griffith University

BB13A08

Taxation 1


Holmes Institute

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Holmes Institute  HI5028  Taxation 
Holmes Institute  HA3042  Taxation law 
Holmes Institute HI6028 Taxation theory, practice and law

 

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Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) TFR101 Taxation and financial reporting
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) TFR104 Taxation and financial reporting

 

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James Cook University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

James Cook University

BU3112

Taxation

James Cook University

CO3503

Taxation I

James Cook University

CO3513

Taxation I

James Cook University

CO5110

Taxation law/Corporate and revenue law

James Cook University

CO5120

Taxation law

James Cook University

LA4023

Taxation law

 

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King's Own Institute

Course provider

Course code

Unit

King's Own Institute

ACC301 

Taxation law T0314


La Trobe University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

La Trobe University

111IT

Accounting

La Trobe University

N/A

Income tax law 3

La Trobe University

ITL3

Income tax law 3

La Trobe University

2141TL

Taxation

La Trobe University

ACC3TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

ACC30TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

ACC31TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

ACC32TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

ACC5TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

ACC51TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

BLAWT

Taxation

La Trobe University

LST30TAX

Taxation

La Trobe University

A3IT

The Australian income tax system

 

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Legal Practitioners Admissions Board

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Legal Practitioners Admissions Board

N/A

Taxation law

 

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Macquarie University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Macquarie University  ACCG909 CPA advanced taxation
Macquarie University BUSL319  Income tax law
Macquarie University BUSL320 Revenue law
Macquarie University ACC857 Taxation law
Macquarie University ACCG857  Taxation law
Macquarie University  ACCG924 Taxation law
Macquarie University LAW503  Taxation law

 

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Mitchell College of Advanced Education

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Mitchell College of Advanced Education

81309

Income tax


 

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Monash University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Monash University

TAX515

Basic income tax

Monash University

AAF3150

Income tax law

Monash University

E308

Income tax law

Monash University

LAW5213

Taxation 512

Monash University LAW5213 Taxation 530

Monash University

BTC3150

Taxation law

Monash University

BTF3931

Taxation law

Monash University

BTF5965

Taxation law

Monash University

BTX5651

Taxation law

Monash University

BTX9651

Taxation law

Monash University

LAW5152E

Taxation law 506

Monash University

BTB3221

Taxation law and practice

Monash University

BTG3221 Taxation law and practice

Monash University

BTG9221 Taxation law and practice

Monash University

BTW2221 Taxation law and practice
Monash University BTW3221 Taxation law and practice
Monash University GBU2204 Taxation law and practice
Monash University TBF9651 Taxation law and practice

 

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Murdoch University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Murdoch University

C313A

Taxation

Murdoch University BUS313 Taxation

 

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Queensland University of Technology

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Queensland University of Technology

AYB325

Taxation law

Queensland University of Technology

ALB132

Taxation law

Queensland University of Technology

AYB219

Taxation law

Queensland University of Technology

N/A

Taxation law

Queensland University of Technology

AYN438

Taxation law and practice

Queensland University of Technology

ACB572

Taxation law and practice I

 

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Registered training organisation

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Registered training organisation ACC302 Taxation
Registered training organisation AFREG201A Income tax law
Registered training organisation 8672P Income tax law for accountants
Registered training organisation DE882 Income tax law for accountants
Registered training organisation
  • 9434Q, and
  • 9434YA
  • Income tax law principles, and
  • Income tax law applications
Registered training organisation ADA207 Tax law and compliance
Registered training organisation 3551G Taxation law and practice

 

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RMIT

Course provider

Course code

Unit

RMIT

AC461

Taxation 1

RMIT

BL202

Taxation 1

RMIT

BL461

Taxation 1

RMIT

JUST1031

Taxation 1

RMIT

LAW2453

Taxation 1

RMIT

JUST1079

Taxation law

RMIT

DJ225

Taxation law and practice

RMIT

LAW2471

Taxation law and practice

 

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Southern Cross University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Southern Cross University

ACC00132

Taxation

Southern Cross University

N/A

Taxation

Southern Cross University

ACC00717

Taxation practice

Southern Cross University

331

Taxation procedures

Southern Cross University

AC031

Taxation procedures

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Swinburne University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Swinburne University

ACC30005

Taxation

Swinburne University

BC331

Taxation

Swinburne University

BS306

Taxation

Swinburne University

HBC331

Taxation

Swinburne University

HBC331N

Taxation

Swinburne University

LBC301

Taxation

Swinburne University

CA529-001

Taxation fundamentals

Swinburne University

FSACC502A

Taxation fundamentals

Swinburne University

TS311

Taxation fundamentals

Swinburne University

HBC331

Taxation issues and planning

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The Tax Institute

Course provider

Course code

Unit

The Tax Institute N/A Certificate in foundation tax
The Tax Institute CTA1 CTA1 Foundations (previously Certificate in Foundation Tax)
The Tax Institute CTA2 CTA2 Advanced modules (previously Applied Tax modules)

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University of Adelaide

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Adelaide   COMMLAW7013 Income taxation
University of Adelaide 8761 Income tax III
University of Adelaide 3010 Income tax law III
University of Adelaide 5473 Income tax law III
University of Adelaide COMMLAW3010 Income tax law III
University of Adelaide COMMLAW3500 Income tax law III/Income tax law

 

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University of Ballarat

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Ballarat

BULAW3731

Income tax law and practice

University of Ballarat

BL731

Taxation law and practice

University of Ballarat

BL916

Taxation law and practice

University of Ballarat

BULAW5916

Taxation law and practice

 

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University of Canberra

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Canberra

N/A

Commercial law 3

University of Canberra

3878

Commercial law M3

University of Canberra

2/09/1913

Revenue law

University of Canberra

6417

Revenue law

University of Canberra

7037

Taxation law

University of Canberra

6279

Taxation law and practice

 

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University of Melbourne

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Melbourne

LAWS70323

Australian income tax system

University of Melbourne

306-323

Commercial law C3 (Taxation)

University of Melbourne

LAWS70323

Foundations of tax law

University of Melbourne

730-407

Taxation

University of Melbourne

306-687

Taxation for business decision making

University of Melbourne

732-303

Taxation law

University of Melbourne

BLAW30002

Taxation law

University of Melbourne

306-323

Taxation law

University of Melbourne

LAWS50046

Taxation law and policy

 

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University of New England

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of New England

LS292

Principles of taxation law

University of New England

LS392

Principles of taxation law

University of New England LSSU392 Principles of taxation law

University of New England

AC111

Taxation 1

University of New England

ACC00111

Taxation 1

University of New England

ACC00112

Taxation 2

University of New England

GSB750

Taxation law

University of New England LSSU592 Taxation law

University of New England

LS352

Taxation law

University of New England LAW352 Taxation law

University of New England

MBA750

Taxation law

 

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University of New South Wales

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of New South Wales

LEGT3751

Business taxation

University of New South Wales

LEGT7751

Business taxation

University of New South Wales

TABL2751

Business taxation

University of New South Wales

LAWS2051

Elements of Income tax law

University of New South Wales

LAWS3147

Elements of Income tax law

University of New South Wales

LAWS4440

Elements of Income tax law

University of New South Wales

ATAX0001

Principles of Australian taxation law

University of New South Wales

ATAX100

Principles of Australian taxation law

University of New South Wales

TABL1001

Principles of Australian taxation law

University of New South Wales TABL5901 Principles of Australian taxation law

University of New South Wales

LEGT5551

Revenue law, Taxation Law, Taxation Law and Practice

University of New South Wales

14.783

Taxation law

University of New South Wales

99.783

Taxation law

University of New South Wales

LEGT3751

Taxation law

University of New South Wales

LEGT7751

Taxation law

University of New South Wales

TABL5551

Taxation law

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University of Newcastle

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Newcastle

COMM209

Taxation A

University of Newcastle COMM317 Taxation A
University of Newcastle ACFI3170 Taxation in Australia

University of Newcastle

ACFI3004

Taxation law

 

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University of Notre Dame

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Notre Dame

BS245

Taxation

University of Notre Dame

BS5153

Taxation

University of Notre Dame

LW347

Introduction to Australian Income Tax

 

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University of Queensland

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Queensland LAWS7012 Business taxation 

University of Queensland

CO324 

Income tax law

University of Queensland

COMM3206 

Income tax law

University of Queensland

LAWS3101 

Income tax law 

University of Queensland LAWS5144 Introduction to taxation law 
University of Queensland LAWS7144 Introduction to taxation law

 

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University of South Australia

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of South Australia  BU5373 Taxation law
University of South Australia 6466 Taxation law

University of South Australia

ACCT5017

Taxation law M

University of South Australia

ACCT3002

Taxation law 1

University of South Australia

BU3137

Taxation law and practice 1

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University of Southern Queensland

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Southern Queensland

CO223

Income tax law

University of Southern Queensland CO323 Income tax law

University of Southern Queensland

COMM3206

Income tax law

University of Southern Queensland

LAWS3101

Income tax law

University of Southern Queensland

52199

Income tax law and aspects of company law

University of Southern Queensland

LAW5219

Income tax law and aspects of company law

University of Southern Queensland

51130

Revenue law and practice

University of Southern Queensland

LAW3130

Revenue law and practice

University of Southern Queensland

51125

Taxation law

University of Southern Queensland

LAW5230

Taxation law

 

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University of the Sunshine Coast

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of the Sunshine Coast

BFA714

Australian tax law

University of the Sunshine Coast

ACC311

Taxation law and practice

University of the Sunshine Coast

ACC611

Taxation law and practice

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University of Sydney

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Sydney

N/A

Accounting extension course in Australian taxation law

University of Sydney

LAWS6016

Australian income tax system

University of Sydney

CLAW3001

Australian taxation

University of Sydney

210110

Australian taxation law

University of Sydney

520130

Australian taxation law

University of Sydney

AUSTL-5

Australian taxation law

University of Sydney

CLAW3201

Australian taxation system

University of Sydney

N/A

Commercial law III

University of Sydney

CLAW5002

Concepts of Australian taxation

University of Sydney

CLAW6026

Concepts of Australian taxation

University of Sydney

N/A

Impact of tax on business structures and operations

University of Sydney

N/A

Income tax law I

University of Sydney

N/A

Personal taxation

University of Sydney

N/A

Principles of taxation law

University of Sydney RMBU2543 Tax and business

University of Sydney

LEC12

Taxation and revenue law

University of Sydney

N/A

Taxation law and practice

University of Sydney

LAWS6825

The impact of tax on business operations and structures

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University of Tasmania

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Tasmania

BFA714

Australian tax law

University of Tasmania

BLA662

Tax 1

University of Tasmania

BFA391

Taxation

University of Tasmania

LAW351

Taxation law

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University of Technology Sydney

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Technology Sydney

77938

Introduction to taxation law

University of Technology Sydney

76212

Revenue law

University of Technology Sydney

79462

Revenue law

University of Technology Sydney

794620

Revenue law

University of Technology Sydney

GCC7921

Revenue law

University of Technology Sydney

GCCA21024

Revenue law

University of Technology Sydney

79017

Taxation law

University of Technology Sydney

AFCC22012

Taxation law

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University of Western Australia

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Western Australia

200.362

Basic principles of the law of income taxation 362

University of Western Australia

ACCT5637

Principles of taxation

University of Western Australia

331

Taxation

University of Western Australia

ACCT3331

Taxation

University of Western Australia

N/A

Taxation 302

University of Western Australia

460.331

Taxation 331

University of Western Australia

LAWS2206

Taxation law

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University of Wollongong

Course provider

Course code

Unit

University of Wollongong

ACCY963

Professional practice – Taxation

University of Wollongong

LLB341

Revenue law

University of Wollongong

LAW315

Taxation law

University of Wollongong ACCY228 Tax planning

 

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Victoria University

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Victoria University

BLO5539

Australian income tax law and practice

Victoria University

BAO5567

Taxation

Victoria University

BLB3134

Taxation law

Victoria University

14.783

Taxation law

Victoria University

BLO2206

Taxation law and practice

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Western Sydney University *

Course provider

Course code

Unit

Western Sydney University 200019 Revenue law
Western Sydney University 200397 Revenue law
Western Sydney University 51247 Taxation
Western Sydney University F3002 Taxation law
Western Sydney University 616523 Taxation law and practice

Western Sydney University

AC808A

Taxation planning and implications

*University of Western Sydney changed its name to Western Sydney University on 30 August 2015.

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Last modified: 8 November 2017