Duration: 
20 weeks
Fees: 
$1100

Overview

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

Short course dates and times:

This course has various entry points. To get information on the available dates, please submit a registration below and a VU representative will be in contact with you.


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.

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 requirements

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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