Get real-world experience under professional supervision, fine-tune your technical skills, and develop your professional skills – all while giving back to the community!
The UNSW Tax Clinic course run by the UNSW School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation is an experiential, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course which gives students the opportunity to support the UNSW Tax Clinic's real-world clients, and work under supervision to resolve their tax and accounting issues.
Comprising both a clinical component (1 full day each week of Term) and a skills-based webinar component (1.5 hours per fortnight), you will undertake work for the Clinic's financially and socially disadvantaged clients and apply your theoretical tax and accounting knowledge in a practical way.
The clinical component involves working under the professional supervision of CA/CPA-qualified registered tax agents, where you will have hands-on experience designing and delivering community rights-based tax education and business education initiatives, and assisting clients (under supervision) with tax and accounting advice. The fortnightly webinar component will provide opportunities for deeper reflection, including identifying systemic issues (or 'hot' topics) in the design and operation of the tax and transfer system and the accounting regulatory framework, advancing technical knowledge on these 'hot' topics, and allowing for discussion and analysis of your clinical experiences.
UNSW Tax Clinic's clients are financially and socially disadvantaged individuals and small businesses. You will support these real-world clients and develop your leadership skills through education initiatives and policy projects.