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Australian Tax 2016 (eBook)

Australian Tax 2016 (eBook)

Kenny, P; Villios, S; Blissenden, M, 2015

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eBook 9780409341843 $139.00

Australian Tax 2016 by Paul Kenny, Sylvia Villios, Michael Blissenden and contributing authors Lidia Xynas and Gordon Mackenzie provides an engaging yet straightforward explanation of Australia’s tax laws by using the unique tax pyramid method.


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This updated edition offers a modern and easy to follow approach to simplify and explain Australia’s complex tax laws. The experienced author team provides a cohesive framework for students to carry their tax knowledge into practice. Australian Tax is designed for international and domestic business students. Newly developed online student resources facilitate student engagement. Learning is supported by almost 1,000 examples and questions, from the most simple to the most complex. These are found in both the text and the online learning resources available to lecturers and students.

     •     Clear pedagogical structure
     •     Clear explanation of fundamental principles
     •     Online support material
     •     Extensive lecturer support
     •     Published annually to support up-to-date learning

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Dr Paul Kenny is an Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer at Flinders University. Paul’s interests are in taxation policy, capital gains tax and small business taxation. Prior to teaching, Paul worked for the Australian Taxation Office and tax consulting firms.

Sylvia Villios is a lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide and teaches taxation law and estate and wealth planning law. She also has experience in legal practice, specialising in advising clients on taxation, trust law, superannuation and general corporate and commercial matters.

Michael Blissenden is an Associate Professor in the School of Law at the University of Western Sydney.

About the Contributors

Gordon Mackenzie (Chapter 14: Superannuation) is a Senior Lecturer and Program Convenor (Master of Tax and Financial Planning) at ATAX, University of New South Wales. Gordon has 30 years experience in corporate practice in the areas of taxation of financial services, superannuation, funds management and corporate taxation.

Lidia Xynas (Chapter 13: Entities) is a Lecturer in the School of Law, Victoria University, Melbourne. Prior to teaching, Lidia was a corporate accountant, and an Australian lawyer. Her research and teaching interests are in taxation law and succession law.

Table of Contents

1. Policy, Ethics and Introduction
2. Income Tax Basics
3. International Tax
4. Income Tax Accounting
5. Ordinary Income
6. Statutory Income
7. Non-assessable Income
8. Capital Gains and losses
9. General Deductions
10. Specific Deductions
11. Deduction Limitations
12. Capital Allowances
13. Entities
14. Superannuation and Eligible Termination Payments
15. Special Taxpayers
16. Anti-avoidance
17. Fringe Benefits Tax
18. Goods and Services
19. Tax Planning
20. Tax Administration
21. Taxation in Practice
22. Solving Complexity

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