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Stephen Barkoczy

Stephen is a professor in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and a member of the Innovation Investment Committee of Innovation and Science Australia. Stephen was a consultant with one of Australia's major law firms for many years and is a former chairman of the Law Institute of Victoria's Tax and Revenue Committee. He has also served on numerous government and professional committees and advisory panels. Stephen is the author/co-author of many books, including Foundations of Taxation Law, Foundations of New Zealand Taxation Law, Australian Taxation Law, Australian Tax Casebook, The GST Guide, Government Venture Capital Incentive - A Multi-Jurisdiction Comparative Analysis and Pooled Development Funds Handbook. He is also a recipient of numerous teaching awards, including Australia's most prestigious teaching award, the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year.

This course provides a broad overview of the Australian taxation system and compares various aspects of it with aspects of the tax systems in Malaysia, Singapore, and New Zealand. The course discusses the key similarities and differences that exist between the regimes in the respective jurisdictions from both a legal and policy perspective. It focuses on residency rules, goods and services tax, income tax, corporate and shareholder taxation, international taxation and investment and savings incentives.

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