Course Title: Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6113

Course Title: Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Bruce Phillips

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99255735

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess taxation liabilities, optimise tax positions, establish processes and plans, evaluate tax policies and review tax compliance. This unit has application to a variety of financial services sectors and is applicable to individuals working within enterprises and job roles subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. The Tax Practitioner’s Board has set specific educational and experience requirements for registration of tax agents that must be met.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Prepare income tax returns for individuals ( FNSACC502A ). 

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACC603A Implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance


1. Assess tax liabilities

2. Optimise Tax Positions

3. Establish Processes and Plans

4. Evaluate Tax Policies

5. Review Tax Compliance

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical tests, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work-based or course activities.

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. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.