Australian Taxation Law I - TAFESA TPB TAX1 (Tax Agent Registration)


TAFE SA offer the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) approved introductory level course in Australian Taxation Law which meets the education requirements set out by the TPB for those requiring board approved courses for Tax Agent registration and renewal.

Skills Covered:
- Introduction to income tax
- Assessable income
- Capital gains
- Exempt income and non-assessable non-exempt income
- Annuities and foreign investments
- Termination payments
- Small business entities
- Trading stock
- General deductions
- Specific deductions
- Decline in value and capital allowances
- Tax offsets
- Income tax returns - individuals, and
- Tax losses

To meet the requirements of a Board approved course in Australian taxation law for a tax agent registration, you need to have completed two tertiary level units. This includes one introductory level taxation unit and an advanced level taxation unit.

If you have prior qualifications in Australian Taxation Law, you may not need to complete these courses. To discuss with a lecturer about selecting the correct course for you, please send an email to before enrolment.

This individual income taxation course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to prepare income tax returns for individuals in accordance with statutory requirements, encompasses gathering and verifying data, calculating taxable income and reviewing.

This course requires the use of a textbook.

  • You will be given 16 weeks to complete this course. If you study 4-6 hours per week, we estimate that you will be able to complete the course in this time frame. However, as this online course is self-paced, if you prefer you are able to complete it in a shorter time frame.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



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