Taxation Law Units of Study

2016 Units of Study - by day/date

Taxation law units of study - alphabetical
(includes courses not offered in 2016)

Independent Research Projects

International Faculty Courses


2016 Units of Study by day/date

DATES UNIT OF STUDY

Semester 1 2016 – Evening Classes

Unless otherwise stated, evening classes run from 6-8pm and commence in the week beginning 29 February 2016.

Mondays Taxation of Corporate Finance (LAWS6125)
Mondays Taxation & Regulation of Superannuation (LAWS6127)
Tuesdays International Import/Export Laws (LAWS6037)
Wednesdays Australian International Taxation (LAWS6209)
Thursdays Corporate Taxation (LAWS6030)

Semester 1 2016 – Intensives

Unless otherwise stated:

  • for 5-day intensives, classes run from 9am–3:30pm
  • for 4-day intensives, classes run from 9am–5pm
9–11, 14, 15 March Introduction to Australian Business Tax (Group A) (LAWS6825)
16–18, 21, 22 March Goods and Services Tax Principles A (LAWS6214)
21–24 March
(4 days, 9am–5pm)

Comparative Corporate Taxation (LAWS6153) 

6–8 ,11, 12 April Tax Avoidance and Anti-Avoidance (LAWS6965)
13–15, 18, 19 April Taxation of Business & Investment Income A (LAWS6840)
21, 22, 26, 27 April
(4 days, 9am–5pm)

Comparative International Taxation (LAWS6128)

4–6, 9, 10 May Tax Treaties (LAWS6177)
11–13, 16, 17 May Capital Gains Tax (LAWS6169)
11–13, 16, 17 May US International Taxation (LAWS6171)
18–20, 23, 24 May Transfer Pricing in International Taxation (LAWS6123)

Semester 2 2016 – Evening Classes

Unless otherwise stated, evening classes run from 6-8pm and commence in the week beginning 25 July 2016

Mondays Taxation of Offshore Operations (LAWS6129)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30–8:30pm
26 July–6 September

Taxation of Corporate Groups (LAWS6244)

Wednesdays, beginning 20 July 2016 Law of Tax Administration (LAWS6112)
Thursdays Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions (LAWS6892)

Semester 2 2016 – Intensives

Unless otherwise stated:

  • for 5-day intensives, classes run from 9am–3:30pm
  • for 4-day intensives, classes run from 9am–5pm
3–5, 8, 9 August Introduction to Australian Business Tax (Group B) (LAWS6825)
3–5, 8, 9 August UK International Taxation (LAWS6109)
10–12, 15, 16 August Chinese International Taxation (LAWS6091)
18, 19, 25, 26 August Law of Asset Protection (LAWS6953)
1, 2, 8, 9 September Public Policy (LAWS6257)
7–9, 12, 13 September Taxation of Partnerships and Trusts (LAWS6118)
26, 27 September & 4, 5 October Economics of Tax Policy (LAWS6984)
28, 29, 30 September & 4, 5 October
(9am–4pm, except 30 Sept 8am-1pm)

Taxation of Real Property Transactions (LAWS6336)

12–14 & 17, 18 October Interpretation of Statutes and Other Texts (LAWS6326)
19–21 & 24, 25 October Taxation of Business & Investment Income B (LAWS6841)
26–28, 31 October & 1 November 2016 Tax Treaties Special Issues (LAWS6946)

Units of Study - Alphabetical

Please note that only hyperlinked units of study are being offered in 2016

 
A
Australian Import/Export Laws (LAWS6870) (Not offered in 2016)
Australian International Taxation (LAWS6209)
C
Capital Gains Tax (LAWS6169)
Carbon Trading, Derivatives and Taxation (LAWS6936) (Not offered in 2016)
Chinese International Taxation (LAWS6091)
Comparative Corporate Taxation (LAWS6153)
Comparative Income Taxation (LAWS 6170) (Not offered in 2016)
Comparative International Taxation (LAWS6128)
Comparative Value Added Tax (LAWS6814) (Not offered in 2016)
Corporate Taxation (LAWS6030)
D
Doing Business in Emerging Markets (LAWS6945) (Not offered in 2016)
E
Economics of Tax Policy (LAWS6984)
G
Goods and Services Tax Principles A (LAWS6214)
Goods and Services Tax Principles B (LAWS6828) (Not offered in 2016)
GST – International Issues (LAWS6891) (Not offered in 2016)
I
Independent Research Project (LAWS6147, LAWS6182, LAWS6183)
International Import/Export Laws (LAWS6037)
Interpretation of Statutes and Other Texts (LAWS6326)
Introduction to Australian Business Tax (LAWS6825)
J
Japanese International Taxation (LAWS6102) (Not offered in 2016)
L
Law of Asset Protection (LAWS6953)
Law of Not-for-Profits (LAWS6313) (Not offered in 2016)
Law of Tax Administration (LAWS6112)
N
Netherlands International Tax (LAWS6151) (Not offered in 2016)
NZ International Taxation (Not offered in 2016)
P
Principles of US Taxation (LAWS6951) (Not offered in 2016)
Public Policy (LAWS6257)
S
Stamp Duties (LAWS 6124) (Not offered in 2016)
T
Tax and Development (LAWS6823) (Not offered in 2016)
Tax Avoidance and Anti-Avoidance (LAWS6965)
Tax Incentives (LAWS6822) (Not offered in 2016)
Tax Law in Asia and the Pacific (LAWS6200) (Not offered in 2016)
Tax Litigation (LAWS6107) (Not offered in 2016)
Tax Treaties (LAWS6177)
Tax Treaties Special Issues (LAWS6946)
Taxation & Regulation of Superannuation (LAWS6127)
Taxation of Business & Investment Income A (LAWS6840)
Taxation of Business & Investment Income B (LAWS6841)
Taxation of Corporate Finance (LAWS6125)
Taxation of Corporate Groups (LAWS6244)
Taxation of Financial Products (LAWS6906) (Not offered in 2016)
Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions (LAWS6892)
Taxation of Offshore Operations (LAWS6129)
Taxation of Partnerships and Trusts (LAWS6118)
Taxation of Real Property Transactions (LAWS6336)
Taxation of Remuneration (LAWS6009) (Not offered in 2016)
Transfer Pricing in International Taxation (LAWS6123)
The Business of Tax Administration (LAWS6926) (Not offered in 2016)
U
UK International Taxation (LAWS6109)
US International Taxation (LAWS6171)

Independent Research Projects

With departmental permission, students may also undertake an Independent research project (LAWS6147, LAWS6182, and LAWS6183) to the value of 6 credit points (8-10,000 words) or 12 credit points (15-20,000 words).


International Faculty Courses

Each year, the Sydney Law School has a number of distinguished international visitors who teach subjects throughout the academic year. Below you will find details of our international visiting faculty program for 2016.

Comparative Corporate Taxation (LAWS6153)
Dr Peter Harris, Cambridge University

Comparative International Taxation (LAWS6128)
Professor Brian Arnold, Western Ontario University

US International Taxation (LAWS6171)
Professor Ethan Yale, Virginia University

UK International Taxation (LAWS6109)
Professor Malcolm Gammie QC,

Chinese International Taxation (LAWS6091)
Professor Jinyan Li, York University