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LAWS441 Advanced Taxation

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Selected advanced topics within taxation.

Topics include the administration of tax, "tax as public law", the taxation of domestic and international trusts, international taxation and tax avoidance.

Paper title Advanced Taxation
Paper code LAWS441
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $679.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,212.40

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LAWS 416
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
May not be credited together with LAWS475 passed in 2014.
Teaching staff
Professor Shelley Griffiths
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will gain an in-depth understanding of selected topics in taxation

  • The administration of tax
  • "Tax as public law"
  • The taxation of domestic and international trusts
  • International taxation
  • Tax avoidance

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41