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Australian Tax 2017

Australian Tax 2017

Kenny, P; Blissenden, M; Villios, S, 2016 (100 pages)

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Book 9780409344592 $139.00

Australian Tax 2017 is an introductory text for law and business students providing an engaging and straightforward explanation of Australia’s tax laws and a framework to carry into practice.


Format: Paperback


Australian Tax 2017 by Paul Kenny, Michael Blissenden, Sylvia Villios and contributing authors Gordon Mackenzie and Lidia Xynas is an introductory level text offering a straightforward explanation of Australia’s tax laws by using the unique tax pyramid method. This modern step-by-step process helps to simplify and explain Australia’s complex tax laws and provides a framework for students to carry their knowledge into practice.

Australian Tax 2017 is designed for both international and domestic business students. It includes online student support, facilitating student engagement. Learning is supported by substantial questions and examples, from the most simple to the most complex. These are found in both the text and online working materials, together with solutions to selected questions.


• Clear explanation of fundamental principles
• Online support material
• Extensive lecturer support
• Published annually to support currency


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Sangkhul & Buttigieg, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Taxation Law, 2016
Khoury, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Tax, 8th Edition, 2015


About the Authors

Dr Paul Kenny is Associate Dean Academic, Associate Professor in Taxation Law at Flinders University. Prior to teaching, Paul worked for the Australian Taxation Office and tax consulting firms.

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

Sylvia Villios is Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide.

About the Contributors

Gordon Mackenzie is Senior Lecturer at the School of Taxation and Business Law, University of New South Wales.

Lidia Xynas is Associate Professor and Director, Teaching and Learning at the College of Law and Justice, Victoria University, Melbourne.

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


Length: 100x150 Weight: 10kg No. of Pages: 100-150 Language: English

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