Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
The students learn how to analyse and solve tax challenges faced by multinational companies and gain understanding of the role of taxation in their decision making process.
Schedule: 16.04.2019 - 29.05.2019
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Tomi Viitala
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tomi Viitala
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
The course focuses on selected topical issues of international corporate taxation such as transfer pricing, anti-tax avoidance rules and corporate social responsibility. The students may participate in a half-day workshop where real-life international tax cases are solved and discussed in groups.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Spring 2021: Group work consisting of lecture journals or an essay and participation in the workshop (100%) according to the instructions of the teacher. Alternatively essay (100 %)
Spring 2022: Group work consisting of lecture journals (50%) and participation in the workshop or an essay (50%) according to the instructions of the teacher.
- Classroom hours 15 h
- Class preparation 77 h
- Group work preparation 68 h
Lecture notes and an extensive package of readings will be distributed on MyCourses.
Substitutes for Courses
Replaces course 32E30000 Tax Planning of International Enterprises.
- Teacher: Petteri Rapo