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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to make the student
familiar with tax laws and to clarify their contents
and application

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to...

  • clarify the essential rules of income taxation
    and taxation procedure
  • apply the rules for tax planning
  • fill out tax returns and to calculate tax

Course contents

Tax law
Tax returns
Calculating tax consequences
Tax planning

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics of business accounting

Recommended or required reading

Andersson: Inledning till skatterätten, Hfors 2006
ISBN 952-14-1073-6
Soile Tomperi: Yritysverotus ja yrityssuunnittelu,
Senaste upplaga
Skatteförfattningarna (senaste upplaga) speciellt:
Inkomstskattelag 1535/1992
Lag om beskattning av inkomst av näringsverksamhet
360/1968 (updated version)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 23 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 32 hours
  • Project work and productions - 45 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 78 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 55 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations


Backas Bror


Backas Bror

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2012-08-25

Assessment methods

  • 2011-10-19 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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