ACCT626-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Advanced Issues in Tax Compliance

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020


The objective of this course is to give a critical examination of advanced aspects of taxation theory, law, and practice from a tax compliance perspective. The course draws upon theories and research techniques from accounting and other disciplines, including economics, law, psychology, and sociology.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
1. Design a piece of taxation research (including undertaking preliminary analysis and literature review) and write an essay.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of aspects of tax compliance and other areas of taxation.
3. Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking skills.
4. Actively lead and participate in discussion of current issues in tax compliance and other areas of taxation.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


ACIS626, AFIS626

Course Coordinator

Adrian Sawyer


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Essay 40%
Seminar Participation 25%
Research Assignment 35%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $982.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the departments and faculties page .

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  • ACCT626-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020