Business Taxation will introduce or refresh tax principles applicable to small to medium sized businesses. With a focus on relevant and up-to-date tax information, you’ll learn practical knowledge and skills through interactive readings, practical exercises and case studies. This course will give you the skills to prepare income tax returns for individuals and a range of organisational structures in accordance with Australia’s statutory requirements. This in-depth guidance is offered as a comprehensive e-learning experience. 

Our Business Taxation course will provide a practical understanding of the nature and scope of Australian taxation, including compliance requirements relating to income tax, goods and services tax (GST), and fringe benefit tax (FBT). This online course is flexible, allowing you to schedule study around your other commitments.

The course is designed for:

  • Accounting assistants or business support staff
  • Those people new to business or starting a business for the first time
  • New immigrants to Australia or those with little understanding of Australia tax 

The Business Taxation course should qualify you for an entry-level accounting or tax job and is fully accredited and employer recognised within Australia. It meets ICAA’s & CPA Australia’s CPD requirements.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction
  2. Income
  3. Residence, Source and Derivation
  4. Deductions
  5. Capital Gains Tax
  6. Companies
  7. Small Business Tax Concessions
  8. GST
  9. FBT
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Determine the compliance requirements relating to income tax, GST & FBT.
  • Understand how income tax, GST and FBT work and their application to business.
  • Prepare income tax returns and calculate taxation liabilities of companies relating to income tax.
  • Understand penalties, depreciation, use of money interest and the procedure for filing tax returns.
  • Apply tax planning principles to common business situations.
  • Identify existing trading structures, their strengths, weaknesses, potentials and restrictions.
  • Examine the taxation implications involved with different tax structures.
  • Explore other contemporary tax issues within Australia