Principles of Taxation



Principles of Taxation

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level


  • Duration


Understand the taxation concept, sources of taxation, and the differentiating characteristics of common tax systems.

Learning outcomes

  • Overview of principles of taxation
  • Types of taxes

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Prepare for principles of taxation

Understand the general principles of taxation, the concept, sources, and systems.

Be prepared to advise about tax policy issues or manage tax administration. Understand the complicated sources of tax law and the ways that specific tax rules vary across the many different taxing jurisdictions. Then, learn the common principles that exist in the types of direct and indirect taxes imposed and in the methodology behind corporate and individual tax systems. Understand the differentiating characteristics of common tax systems and their importance to the finance function to that leadership is aware of tax consequences.

Acquire new skills to demonstrate your proficiency

  • Three major principles for a good tax policy
  • Source of tax rules that influence a tax system
  • Tax rate structure
  • Direct tax versus indirect tax
  • Corporate tax versus personal tax
  • Administration of a tax system

Gain practical experience

Use case studies and scenarios to evaluate business performance and get a deeper understanding of various ways to improve the business performance and align with organisation goals.

This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance vice presidents
  • Finance directors
  • CPAs and CAs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management and Organization
Programme level:Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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