CORPFIN 6003 - Tax, Estate and Wealth Planning

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2014

This course covers four sections tax planning, business planning, estate planning and wealth protection. The tax planning section focuses on an overview of the Australian tax system & tax planning, taxation of employee remuneration, taxation of investment structures, taxation of investment income, and international taxation. The business tax planning section covers tax accounting for business income, income tax issues for business, specific anti-avoidance issues for business, the tax issues on the acquisition of a business and the tax issues on the disposal of a business. The term 'estate planning' refers to the process of planning and implementing the orderly transfer of a person's wealth in the event of his or her death for the benefit of his or her intended beneficiaries. This section focuses on what are estate & non-estate assets, estate planning objectives, strategies to achieve objectives, specific strategies for estate planning, taxation issues relating to deceased estates and the estate administration process. Wealth Protection focuses on principles of insurance and insurance as risk management tool in financial planning.

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