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110.807 Tax (15 credits)

A comprehensive examination of key aspects of New Zealand's tax regime from a domestic and international perspective.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Semester One full semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Ms Alison Pavlovich
  • Subject: Accountancy
  • College: Massey Business School

Online component Details

  • Online component: Fully Taught Online - As all of the course is taught online and there are no on-campus components (attendance at an examination venue may be required), Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.


  • Start Date: Monday 24 February, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 28 June, 2020

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Friday 6 March, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course


Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $2,477.55 *
  • International Students NZD $3,841.25 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Explain and discuss the various types of taxation and tax bases applicable in New Zealand and the potential implications for a New Zealand entity operating in the global environment.
  2. Explain the tax concepts that govern the determination of tax obligations relating to various personal and business activities.
  3. Describe how tax is used as an instrument of fiscal policy.
  4. Research the policy, legal and economic implications of New Zealand’s tax system, and apply those implications to particular tax issues.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Test 1,2,3 15.0%
2 Written Assignment 2,3,4 20.0%
3 Exam (centrally scheduled) 1,2,3,4 65.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Completion requirements

Students enrolled in block mode must attend all six block course days to pass the course.


It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

  • New Zealand Taxation 2019: Principles, Cases And Questions
    Author: Vosslamber, R., Alley, C., Coleman, J., Elliffe, C., Gousmett, M., Gupta, R., ... Vial, P.
    ISBN: 9781988591391
    Edition: 2020

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