Taxation

Taxation is about tax and the tax system.

Studying in this area involves learning about NZ and international taxation systems.

This includes learning about tax laws and obligations.

This area usually includes or is combined with the study of accounting.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Tax consultant
  • Tax specialist
  • Inland Revenue Department (IRD) analyst
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Company director
  • Investment advisor
  • Public policy analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Tax advisor
  • Tax law advisor
  • Business studies teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

181% of national
median earnings


Employment

81%
Employed
0%
Unemployed
8%
Further study
11%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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