Course Title: Process business tax requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4169

Course Title: Process business tax requirements

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Term1 2008

Course Contact: Bruce Phillips

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5735

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to maintain the taxation accounting records and process lodgements and returns in accordance with Australian Taxation Office (ATO) requirements, excluding income tax. This unit requires the application of skills and knowledge required to process business taxation requirements. The unit encompasses maintaining accounting records for taxation purposes, establishing and maintaining a process for managing business tax returns and processing business tax returns and lodgements. The unit has application across the different sectors of the financial services industry and applies to those job functions that have responsibility for processing business tax returns such as taxation specialists and accountants.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This Unit of Competency is taught in conjunction with:
BSBADM308A Process Payroll [ACCT5152C]

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACCT401A Process business tax requirements


Establish and maintain a process for managing business tax returns

Maintain accounting records for taxation purposes

Process business tax returns and lodgements

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of current taxation requirements in relation to businesses and individuals. A range of assessment methods will be used including class exercises (which will include practical problem solving exercises), tests, workbook, assignment and group presentation, these assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.