TLAW 303 - Taxation Law Assignment Questions

TLAW303 Taxation Law Assignment Questions

TLAW 303 - Taxation Law Assignment Questions

Objectives

Answer the following questions with reference to the relevant legislative provisions operating in Australia concerning the calculation of income tax. Do not consider the effects of legislation potentially applicable other than that specifically identified.

Assessment Tasks

Question 1
Calculate the income tax payable, ignoring the Medicare levy, for the following taxpayers for the year ended 30 June 2016:

  1. An Australian individual who is a resident with a taxable income of $15,000.
  2. An Australian individual who is a non-resident with a taxable income of $15,000.
  3. An Australian company with a taxable income of $15,000.
  4. An Australian individual who is a resident with a taxable income of $155,000.
  5. An Australian individual who is a non-resident with a taxable income of $155,000.
  6. An Australian company with a taxable income of $155,000.
  7. An Australian individual who is a resident with a taxable income of $255,000.
  8. An Australian individual who is a non-resident with a taxable income of $255,000.
  9. An Australian company with a taxable income of $255,000.
  10. An Australian company qualified as a “small business entity” with a taxable income of $100.

Question 2
Calculate the Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge payable for the year ended 30 June 2016 for the following taxpayers:

  1. An Australian resident, aged 25 years, with a taxable income of $18,000.
  2. An Australian resident, eligible for a Seniors tax offset, with a taxable income of $32,000.
  3. An Australian resident, aged 45 years, with a taxable income of $45,000.
  4. A taxpayer who is not a resident for tax purposes, with a taxable income of $45,000.
  5. An Australian company with a taxable income of $2,500,000.
  6. An Australian resident, aged 45 years, with a taxable income of $110,000, holding private health insurance.
  7. An Australian resident, aged 45 years, with a taxable income of $110,000, and no private health insurance.
  8. An Australian resident with a taxable income of $150,000, holding private health insurance for 90 days of the income year.
  9. Victor and his wife are Australian residents. Victor has a taxable income of $110,000 and his wife Jackie a taxable income of $75,000. They have no children and no private health careservice.
  10. An Australian couple have four children and no private hospital health insurance. What would be the family’s minimum Medicare levy surcharge threshold?

Marking Guide

Each question has 10 parts and for the correct answer of each part, 1 mark will be allocated.