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The object of this course is to provide high level conceptual and analytical knowledge of GST appropriate to the practical requirements of business, legal and accounting advisers working with GST on a regular basis. This course works through most aspects of the GST law and looks briefly at the underlying policy implications in some areas of the law. It briefly analyses related legal and taxation issues. The course concentrates on the Australian legislation although there is some mention of relevant overseas experience. The focus of the course will be to achieve a sound understanding of the principles of Australia's GST law. There will be an emphasis on day to day practical operational features - including the rulings - which you must obtain separately. You will find links to rulings on the Atax Online website and also the course WebCT site. You will also need to stay up to date with relevant journal articles and any new rulings as the session progresses.