ACCT634-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Contemporary Issues in Taxation

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

The objectives of this course are to critically explore current issues in taxation; to consider some of the primary theoretical frameworks used in tax research; and to investigate global approaches to important tax issues.

The objectives of ACCT634 include to critically explore current issues in taxation and to consider some of the primary theoretical frameworks used in tax research.
The course adopts an inter-disciplinary focus to explore contemporary tax issues.  In addition, the course also has a focus on international comparative research, to investigate global approaches to important tax issues.
In-depth knowledge of New Zealand taxation is not a prerequisite for the course; hence ACCT254, or ACCT358 and ACCT359 are not pre-requisites.  However, completion of ACCT254 or ACCT358 and ACCT359 would be a considerable advantage, especially in the application of the material in the course to the New Zealand tax system.

Learning Outcomes

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

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department

Restrictions

ACIS634

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 11:00 Meremere 519
22 Feb - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

Alistair Hodson

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Annotated bibliography 20%
Weekly Reading Reflection 20%
Seminar Participation 20%
Essay 40%

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $992.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 3 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the department and colleges page.

All ACCT634 Occurrences

  • ACCT634-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021