University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CORPFIN 6003 - Tax, Estate and Wealth Planning

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7.5 hours per intensive class
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: CORPFIN 7005
Assessment: Exam and assignments as prescribed at first lecture

This course covers tax planning generally and also business tax planning, and estate and wealth planning. The tax planning section focuses on an overview of the Australian tax system and tax planning principles, taxation of employee remuneration, taxation of investment income, taxation of investment structures, and international taxation. As well as providing students with knowledge of fundamental concepts of Australian income tax law and basic tax planning principles, specific strategies for tax planning are covered for each of these topics. 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 estate planning section deals with the process of planning and implementing the orderly transfer of a person's wealth in the event of their death for the benefit of their intended beneficiaries. This section focuses on what are estate and 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. The wealth planning section focuses on principles of insurance and insurance as risk management tool in protecting wealth.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11890 SE01 60 26 6 Mar - 6 Mar Saturday 9am - 4:30pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
20 Mar - 20 Mar Saturday 9am - 4:30pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
10 Apr - 10 Apr Saturday 9am - 4:30pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
1 May - 1 May Saturday 9am - 4:30pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
15 May - 15 May Saturday 9am - 4:30pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
5 Jun - 5 Jun Saturday 9am - 4:30pm The Braggs, G60, Bragg Lecture Theatre
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
18768 SEM0 40 9 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This class is for offshore/interstate students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.