Course code 606

In this course you will apply knowledge of taxation rules to New Zealand taxable entities in a range of situations.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 6  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Exam details
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2, 17 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Once you have completed your study of this course you should be able to

  • recognise and calculate income
  • recognise and calculate deductions and prepare a statement of taxable income
  • apply the rules associated with the calculation and payment of taxes
  • summarise features of Inland Revenue administered schemes, calculate tax credits for individuals, and prepare the IR3 return
  • apply the taxation rules for partnerships and close companies and prepare the relevant Inland Revenue returns
  • apply the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules and prepare the GST return
  • apply the Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) rules and calculate FBT payable.

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete  this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 


There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.


40% in-course

60% Examination 

p>For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

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