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Title:Featuring Tax Education in Non-accounting Curriculum: Survey Evidence PDF Logo
Authors:Mohd Amran Mahat
Lai Ming Ling
Issue Date:2011
Abstract:Purpose –This paper aimed (i) to solicit undergraduates‟ opinions on tax education, and (ii) to identify undergraduates‟ preferences on taxation topics. Design/methodology/approach – The paper used a survey to collect data. Survey questionnaires were personally administered on 575 undergraduates from accounting and non-accounting faculties in one of the public universities in Malaysia. Findings – The findings revealed that more than 90% of the respondents perceived that tax education is important and relevant, and should be introduced at the undergraduate levels. The survey also found that „Personal Taxation‟ and „Tax Planning for Individuals‟ were the two most preferred tax topics that undergraduates wished to learn. Originality/value – The paper support the call to introduce tax education into non-accounting curriculum in disseminating tax knowledge for better tax compliance among future taxpayers.
Subjects:Tax education
Non-accounting curriculum
Undergraduates
Malaysia
Document Type:Conference Paper
Appears in Collections:Publications by UiTM Academic Members
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