CPA Australia Professional Course – Tax

AED 1,840.00

The cost of the course is USD 500

Professional exam Elective subject – Australian Tax

Australia Taxation is designed to provide you with an awareness of the key provisions of the relevant taxation legislation, and enable you to apply the relevant legislative concepts to determine taxation consequences. It is important to consider the taxation impact on individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts and superannuation funds.

A professional accountant is required to possess fundamental tax law knowledge and skills. Australia Taxation introduces fundamental concepts of income tax law. It provides an in-depth understanding of relevant Australian tax laws and their application in the areas of income tax law for individuals and simple business structures, capital gains tax, goods and services tax, and fringe benefits tax.

This subject also covers the tax administration system. This includes the ethical and professional obligations a tax (financial) adviser and a registered tax agent must comply with under the requirements of the Tax Practitioners Board and as a member of a professional accounting organisation.

The classes will commence 

First semester – 3rd week of January

Second semester – 1st  week of June

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The course will include the following

  1. Live online classes – 24
  2. Pre-recorded content
  3. Exam questions
  4. CPA support slides
  5. Exam guide & videos
  6. Student counsellor



The Australian taxation exam comprises a combination of multiple choice and extended response questions.


On completion of this subject, you should be able to:

  • understand the key administrative components of the Australian taxation system and the basic principles of Australian income tax, fringe benefit tax and goods and services taxation legislation
  • analyse, discuss and resolve issues relating to the determination of assessable income and allowable deductions
  • explain taxation law that relates to the taxation of individuals, companies, partnerships, trusts and superannuation funds
  • analyse events and apply the relevant legislation to determine tax liability.

The Australia Taxation subject reflects legislation in place as at 1 January 2021. Exam questions will be based upon the 2020-2021 tax year and the FBT year ending 31 March 2021.


The subject is divided into eleven modules.

The “weighting” column in the following table provides an indication of the emphasis placed on each module in the exam, while the “proportion of study time” column is a guide for you to allocate your study time for each module.

Module Recommended proportion of study time (%) Weighting (%)
1. Legal, ethical and regulatory fundamentals 6 6
2. Principles of assessable income 10 10
3. Principles of general and specific deductions 8 8
4. Capital allowances 7 7
5. CGT fundamentals 15 15
6. Taxation of individuals 15 15
7. Taxation of SBEs and partnerships 6 6
8. Taxation of trusts, companies and superannuation funds 9 9
9. FBT fundamentals 7 7
10. GST fundamentals 8 8
11. Administration of the tax system 9 9
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