ACC40720 Taxation Summer School

Academic Year 2020/2021

*** Not available in the academic year indicated above ***

This module is a module in applied tax. It deals with the construction of tax legislation and tax law. Students will learn how to perform tax research and how to communicate the research findings to a client and to the Revenue. Students will also learn how to identify tax issues in both financial statements and in management accounts.


Students must attempt all the assessment components of a module.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:1.Understand the construction of tax legislation and tax law.2.Apply research methods in addressing tax planning and tax compliance.3.Write a report/letter to clients and the Revenue in a professional manner. 4.Apply professional obligations and ethical values in advising clients on tax planning and tax compliance issues.5.Account for Deferred Tax.6.Understand the interaction between tax and International Financial Reporting Standards and how to identify tax matters in both financial statements and in management accounts. 7.Obtain an exemption from the Chartered Accountants Ireland `Chartered Tax Consultant' qualification, Stage II, Modules I-III.

Indicative Module Content:

This module is a module in applied tax. It deals with the construction of tax legislation and tax law. Students will learn how to perform tax research and how to communicate the research findings to a client and to the Revenue. Students will also learn how to identify tax issues in both financial statements and in management accounts.


Students must attempt all the assessment components of a module.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

61

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Total

145

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: In-class exam Unspecified n/a Alternative non-linear conversion grade scale 50% No

15

Continuous Assessment: Pre-reading and essay assignment Unspecified n/a Alternative non-linear conversion grade scale 50% No

15

Examination: Final Exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Alternative non-linear conversion grade scale 50% No

70


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

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Name Role
Ms Ciara Deane Tutor

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