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Accounting & Finance Accounting

Australian Tax Planning

Course Code
Application Code
Study mode
Start Date
20 Sep 2024 (Fri)
Next intake(s)
Feb 2025
6 weeks
English, supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
Deadline on 13 Sep 2024 (Fri)
2867 8421
2861 0278
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Sept 2024 intake application open, F2F Class! Please enrol as soon as possible! Australian Tax planning for starting up new venture, life and businesses in Australia! Life long knowledge, better and more economical to seek consultancy's advice! Australian tax is heavy, learn how to reduce it under the taxation framework!Application Form for HKU Libraries Borrowers' Card


Suitable for those who need to equip themselves with taxation knowledge for his financial and estate planning as well as professionals who need to offer Australian tax planning during the course of business.

Programme Details

This course consists of 6 lectures each of 3 hours, total 18 hours

Course Outline
  • Short review of HK and Australian taxes
  • Hong Kong Profits Tax and Salaries Tax
  • Australian Personal Income Taxes, Corporate taxes
  • Australian Property taxes, capital gains tax
  • Inheritance tax
  • International tax issues
  • Residency for Australian tax purpose
  • Tax liabilities for overseas companies doing business in Australia
  • Taxation of passive incomes including dividend, interest and royalty
  • Outline of transfer pricing
  • Tax planning and case studies
  • Controlled Foreign Company measures
  • Thin capitalization
  • Case studies: Australian investment property, overseas companies operating in Australia
Assessment and Award
  • Upon completion of the short course, students will be awarded a statement of attendance.


**The course will be opened subject to sufficient enrollment.

**If you are applying to / have enrolled for more than one programme/course with HKU SPACE, please check to ensure that there are no scheduling conflicts before submitting your application.

  • HKU SPACE reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the course schedule, content, tutor or other details if necessary.
  • 香港大學專業進修學院保留一切權利按需要更改課程的上課時間、內容、導師或其他細節。
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Start Date 20 Sep 2024 (Fri)
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Days / Time
  • Mon, Wed, Thu, -

Class Details

Schedule for Sept 2024 Intake (Tentative)


Week Dates Time *Venue
1 20/09/2024 Fri 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM *FTC/ KEC
2 27/09/2024 Fri 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM *FTC/ KEC
3 04/10/2024 Fri 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM *FTC/ KEC
4 18/10/2024 Fri 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM *FTC/ KEC
5 23/10/2024 Wed 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM *FTC/ KEC
6 30/10/2024 Wed 7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM *FTC/ KEC

*Please note that classes mainly held on Hong Kong Island.


FTC: Fortress Tower, 250 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong (Exit B, Fortress Hill MTR Station)

KEC: Kowloon East Campus, 28 Wang Hoi Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon (Exit B, Kowloon Bay MTR Station)


Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3600

Entry Requirements

Admission is made on a first come, first served basis.


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Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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