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Semester 1

Taxation Practices (ACCN10029)







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Visiting students must have completed at least 4 Accountancy courses at grade B or above. This course cannot be taken alongside 'Accountancy 2A' (ACCN08009) or 'Accountancy 2B' (ACCN08010). We will only consider University/College level courses.

Course Summary

This course covers the UK tax system and administrative rules along with the relevant revenue, case laws and precedence. It examines the computation aspects of national insurance, property income, individual and corporate tax liability, value-added and stamp taxes, as well as the ethics and professional conduct of a tax advisor.

Course Description

The course will utilize a student's knowledge from previous non-Honours accounting courses as a basis to develop and apply new information in the specialist area of taxation. A particular emphasis of the course will be on an understanding taxation principles and existing tax revenue and legislation, as well as the practical application of taxation knowledge. It is intended to develop students abilities in a core competency, one which is especially relevant to those intending a career in tax practice. The course will prepare students for the taxation examinations of professional accountancy bodies. SYLLABUS: UK Tax System. Tax Administration. Tax-adjusted Profit/Loss. National Insurance. Property Income. Chargeable Gain/Loss. Income Tax Liability. Corporation Tax Liability. Value-added Tax. Stamp Duties. Environment Taxes and Reliefs. Ethics and Professional Conduct.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 70%, Coursework 30%, Practical Exam 0%

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