Duration: 
20 weeks
Fees: 
$1100
Start date:
12 July 2021
Application due dates:
Direct applications are due on 24 April 2021 for our next intake which starts on 12 July 2021.

Overview

Complete this short course to meet the Tax Practitioners Board eligibility requirements for a course in Australian taxation law.

This course is suitable for people who have a qualification or industry experience in the accounting or finance sector and are looking to gain skills in tax law.

You will develop knowledge in:

  • preparing tax documentation for individuals
  • preparing and administering  tax documentation for legal entities.

Short course dates and times:

This course has various entry points. For information on the available dates please submit an enquiry below and a VU representative will be in contact with you.

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Careers

This industry-relevant course will prepare you with skills and knowledge required to meet the Tax Practitioners Board educational eligibility requirements for a course in Australian taxation law. Persons seeking tax agent registration should check with the Tax Practitioners Board for details of any other current registration requirements, including those relating to experience and fitness propriety.

Example job titles include:

  • Tax agent.

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for the FNSSS00008 Tax Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation), a student must successfully undertake the following unit(s):

CORE UNITS

Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers

Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course.

This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to meet the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational eligibility requirements for a course in Australian taxation law. This course will provide you with the following knowledge and skills: 

  • Gather client income data and verify client, organisational and legislative requirements;
  • Identify, record and present client s non-complex income tax documentation;
  • Manage lodgement of client s non-complex income tax documentation;
  • Identify taxation requirements for complex lodgements and returns;
  • Gather and analyse data relevant to client s tax position;
  • Prepare and present tax documentation, and;
  • Lodge tax documentation.

This skill set from the FNS Financial Services Training Package together, with the appropriate assessment methods as set by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB), meets the requirements for a course in tax law for tax agents that is approved by the TPB. Persons seeking tax agent registration should check with the TPB for details of other current registration requirements, including those relating to experience and fitness and propriety.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

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How to apply

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Apply direct to VU using our admission centre, submit applications for one or more courses, track and save your progress and upload additional information.

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If you are already a VU student, apply direct to VU using our Admissions centre to transfer into this course. Remember it’s best to be accepted into your new course before withdrawing from your current one.

After you apply

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  • Complete any requests for information by the given dates, otherwise your application may not be considered

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