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Understanding Taxation Law, 2015

Understanding Taxation Law, 2015

Gilders, F; Taylor, J; Walpole, M; Burton, M; Ciro, T, 2014

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Book 9780409338546 $153.00

Understanding Taxation Law 2015 by Frank Gilders, John Taylor, Michael Walpole, Mark Burton and Tony Ciro is a current and comprehensive introduction to the Australian tax system for business, accounting and law students.


Format: Paperback


This new edition of Understanding Taxation Law focuses on the fundamental concepts of taxation law using an updated pedagogical structure and easy to navigate design to assist learning. Updated case summaries and legislative extracts, end of chapter summaries, revision questions, problem solving activities and working examples, as well as flowcharts, diagrams and tables provide a more accessible learning framework. Innovative online resources also enhance the teaching and learning experience and reinforce learning. With easy-to-understand treatment of all topics in core undergraduate units, as well as informed commentary by a team of expert authors, Understanding Taxation Law 2015 is the go-to taxation text for 2015.



     •     Up-to-date case summaries, legislative extracts and end-of-chapter summaries
     •     Additional revision questions and problem solving activities to develop students' knowledge, understanding and problem-solving skills
     •     Flowcharts, diagrams and tables providing an invaluable visual aid to learning
     •     Online resources supporting teaching and learning with a comprehensive and innovative suite of materials for both students and lecturers


Frank Gilders is a Lecturer in Law, School of Business, University of Ballarat.

John Taylor is a Professor, School of Taxation and Business Law, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales.

Dr Michael Walpole is a Professor, Australian School of Business Law, School of Taxation and Business Law, University of New South Wales.

Dr Mark Burton is an Associate Professor, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne University.

Dr Tony Ciro is a Professor, Faculty of Business, Australian Catholic University.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Structure of the Acts and the Income Concept
3. Income According to Ordinary Concepts
4. The Derivation Method and Measurement of Income
5. Statutory Income
6. Capital Gains Tax
7. Fringe Benefits Tax
8. General Deductions
9. Specific Deductions
10. Capital Allowances
11. Trading Stock
12. Taxation of Companies
13. Taxation of Shareholders
14. Taxation of Partnerships
15. Taxation of Trusts
16. Tax Administration: Review and Enforcement Issues
17. Anti-Avoidance Measures
18. International Tax
19. Goods and Services Tax

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