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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.
The objectives of the course are:Design a piece of taxation research (including undertaking preliminary analysis and literature review) and write an essay.Demonstrate an understanding of aspects of tax compliance and other areas of taxation.Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking skills.Actively lead and participate in discussion of current issues in tax compliance and other areas of taxation.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $1,037.00
International Postgraduate fees
* 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.
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