Why study Taxation?

In any type of business activity, the knowledge of tax is essential for the people engaged in. Normally, Tax is a cost on business and tax compliance is the most common area where business and government come into contact. Taxation has a great impact on making any kinds of business decisions. Otherwise Tax is a dynamic and fast-paced career at the center of the corporate world and involves working with clients and other professionals to find the best tax solutions to deal with complex commercial and real life circumstances.

A major in Taxation combines well with:

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Programmes available at Different Universities

Well if you want to build your career at taxation you can study Taxation in the following programmes:

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
The B Com offers Taxation as a single major or as a double major alongside one of the other majors offered within the BCom. Taxation combines well with a major in Accounting or Finance. You can also study the Bachelor of Commerce in Taxation as part of a conjoint degree programme where you study for two degrees at once.

Bachelor of Commerce(Hons)
The BCom(Hons) in Commercial Law is one year of fulltime study following the Bachelor of commerce degree. Entry is based on superior grades in the subject area. Taxation may be the subject that is a particular research area.

Master of Taxation Studies (MTaxS)
The MTaxS programme is now offered by the Faculty of Law.

Master of Commerce (MCom)
The Master of Commerce is usually a two-year programme.

Master of Law (LLM)
It is also possible for students to take individual MTaxS courses towards their LLM degree.


Definitions & Objective   Cannons of Taxation