COURSE SCHEDULE: BUSINESS PLANNING TAXATION 2020 Q2

Course Dates

Start Date:                                    12 Sep 2020 

End Date:                                     30 Nov 2020

 

Important Dates  

Exam Registration Start Date:   28 Sep 2020

Exam Registration End Date:     2 Nov 2020

Exam Date:                                    8 Dec 2020

Results Released:                         22 Jan 2021

 

Course Structure

Taught Phase:                               8 sessions x 3-hour

Revision Phase:                            8 sessions x 3-hour

Total number of course hours: 48 hours

Mock Exams:                               2 (to be completed at home & submitted to tutor for marking)

 

Training Venue

150 Orchard Road #04-09, Orchard Plaza, S238841. The Meeting Suite

 

Class Size

Class is limited to 30 students on a first-come first-served basis.

If you have further query or wish to enrol, please contact us at enquiry@cityacademy.sg

Website: www.cityacademy.sg                         Tel: 6742 0300

 

2020 Schedule: Business Planning Taxation

No Date Day Timing Topics
Taught Phase (delivered online via live streaming: Dates to be confirmed)
1 12 Sep Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
2 ·      This is a pre-recorded session
3 ·      This is a pre-recorded session
4 3 Oct Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
5 ·      This is a pre-recorded session
6 ·      This is a pre-recorded session
7 ·      This is a pre-recorded session
8 24 Oct Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
Mock Exam 1 to be completed at home & submitted to tutor for marking by 1 Nov 2020
Revision Phase (delivered online via live streaming)
1 7 Nov Sat 2pm – 5pm ·
2 7 Nov Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
3 14 Nov Sat 2pm – 5pm ·
4 14 Nov Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
5 21 Nov Sat 2pm – 5pm ·
6 21 Nov Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
7 28 Nov Sat 2pm – 5pm ·
8 28 Nov Sat 6pm – 9pm ·
Mock Exam 2 to be completed at home & submitted to tutor for marking by 2 Dec 2020

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Course Tutor: Dave Bull

Dave Bull, MBA, CTA, ATT(Fellow), started his career with HM Revenue & Customs in the UK, moving into private practice before setting up his own practice which he still runs today. He has taught for training companies such as BPP and LexisNexis on a regular basis since 2001. Students describe his teaching style as interactive and engaging, breaking complex concepts down to fundamental principles and adapting to the emerging needs of each individual class.

 

BUSINESS PLANNING: TAXATION

The aim of this module is to enable students to apply technical knowledge and professional skills to identify and resolve taxation issues that arise in the context of preparing tax computations and to advise on tax-efficient strategies for businesses and individuals.

Students will be required to use technical knowledge and professional judgement to identify, explain and evaluate alternative tax treatments and to determine the appropriate solutions to taxation issues, giving due consideration to the needs of clients and the interaction between taxes. The commercial context and impact of recommendations will need to be considered in making such judgements, as will ethical and legal issues.

 

Course Objective and Approach

The course is planned to prepare you for success in the Dec 2020 Business Planning: Taxation exam. This is our key objective. We assume that you have done some preparatory work prior to the commencement of the course and that we can build on this through the duration of the course.

The course will consist of 2 phases –

  • a lecture-based taught phase (8 lectures x 3 hrs);
  • a revision phase (8 lectures x 3 hrs).

Lectures will follow the content of BPP course notes and will include extensive practice on questions from the ICAEW Question Bank.

You will be given Mock Exam 1 (ME 1) towards the end of the Taught Phase.

You will be given Mock Exam 2 (ME 2) towards the end of the Revision Phase.

City Academy’s tutors will mark and review your ME scripts so as to benefit your learning outcome. You will have the flexibility of practising the ME at your own time at home but you must submit your ME answer scripts by the due date set. You may also be given homework, assignments or additional reading materials.

The course is interactive and you will be encouraged to participate in class discussions.

“Completeness” is a key audit assertion. To meet the key course objective of exam success you need to be complete in your exam preparation. The course is aimed at exposure/coverage to/of most significant exam matters, and focuses on how these matters will be examined and prepares you with question practise and tips in answering this ICAEW paper. You will be expected to attend all lectures and any supplementary tutorials, complete all course assignments and sit for and submit all ME answers.

 

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