The established text has been revised and updated to include the latest developments in taxation law.
The company tax chapter comprehensively covers the taxation of companies including the dividend imputation system and the carry-forward loss rules The tax avoidance chapter include recent case law The deductions chapter incorporates recent case law on business deductions and deductions available to employees
The authors introduce and explain the principles of income tax law and the goods and services tax law. Commentary on the key tax concepts and extracts illustrate the application of the principles. All chapters commence with a general overview of the material to be covered. The case extracts are introduced with an outline of the facts, the competing arguments and the decision of the court or tribunal. The other extracts include rulings, explanatory memorandums and government reports. The authors also use material from economics and politics to provide the context in which tax law has developed. This book is cross-referenced to other taxation books and contains internet citations for extracted cases.
Reviews of earlier editions:The best features of the book are:
Its framework. Each chapter is devoted to a fundamental principle of tax law. This is a much easier way to read and understand the relevant concept ... The use of extracts from cases and Australian Tax Office rulings. One of the best features of the book is that each discussion of a principle of tax law is supported by appropriate extracts of relevant cases and tax office rulings. ... Its use of plain English. The language in this book is clear, concise and easy to read. Principles are explained clearly and without using verbose language. Its reference to additional reading material. ... The book covers the major areas of taxation including income and deductions, fringe benefits tax, capital gains tax, goods and services tax and taxation of various entities... In summary a complex topic is introduced and then its fundamental principles are overviewed in a clear and concise manner. - Law Institute Journal of Victoria
Number Of Pages: 770
Published: 25th April 2012
Publisher: Federation Press
Weight (kg): 1.17
Edition Number: 8