Personal and Transactional Taxation (L8, 30 ECTS)
Business & Financial Services
Flexible & Professional
The primary aim of the Certificate in Personal and Transactional Taxation is to introduce learners to Income Tax and VAT principles for those working in SMEs or those with an interest in taxation and wishing to pursue further study in the subject area.
Those who complete the Certificate in Personal and Transactional Taxation will be eligible to apply for an exemption from Professional Accountancy Examinations and may also apply to enter the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting under LIT’s transfer and progression policies.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be exempt from F6 Taxation (ACCA).
What are the entry requirements?
An honours degree (level 8) in a non-finance and accounting or a non-cognate discipline or approved equivalent qualification.
A level 7 qualification in a non-finance and accounting or a non-cognate discipline and at least 1 year relevant professional experience/responsibility.
Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) / Special Case Registrations: Prospective participants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, should notify the Flexible Learning Office and request consideration under RPL. Please submit your application online and then email all your supporting documents for RPL to Flexible@lit.ie
What modules will I study?
Personal and Business Tax
• Introduction to Taxation
• Income Tax
• Income from self-employment
• Property and Investment Income
• Employment Income
• Computerized Tax Applications
• Local Property Tax (LPT)
• Social Insurance and Universal Social Charge (USC)
• Stamp Duty
• Subcontracts and RCT
• Professional Services Withholding Tax (PSWT)
• Capital Gains Tax
• Value Added Tax
• Corporate Tax
• Corporate Governance and Ethics for Financial and Accounting Professionals
Are there opportunities for further study?
Those who complete the Certificate in Personal and Transaction Taxation will be eligible to apply for an exemption from Professional Accountancy Examinations and may also apply to enter the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting under LIT’s transfer and progression policies.
Upon successful completion of the course, you would be exempt from the following ACCA exam:
F6 - Tax
What are the career prospects?
Professional Accountancy. Taxation. Teaching. Finance and Insurance. Management and Consultancy
This programme will be run on a part-time online basis over one academic year - January 2022 to December 2022.
Provisional details below:
Number of Semesters: 2
Number of Weeks: 12 per semester
Number of Days/Evenings per week: 1 per week
Delivery Day/Evening: Evening
Number of Hours per day/Evening: 4.5 per week plus study time
Times: Lectures/workshops will be recorded and available to watch on Mondays. Live tutorials will take place on Tuesday evenings at 7 – 8.30 pm (Semester 1)
Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.
Students are required to purchase textbooks for their modules. The expected cost is approx. €50 for these materials. Details will be provided on course commencement.
Each module will be assessed by continuous assessment worth 20% throughout the semester and by a written exam, worth 80%, at the end of the relevant semester. Exams to take place in Moylish/Clonmel (TBC).
Special Purpose Award - (Level 8, 30 credits)
20th December 2021
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