Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law: Registration and Accreditation 16 December 2020
Report on registration of HEPCo Pty Ltd
On 16 December 2020, TEQSA:
- granted, under section 21 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the application by HEPCo Pty Ltd for registration in the category of Higher Education Provider until 24 July 2024.
- accredited, under section 49 of the TEQSA Act, the application by HEPCo Pty Ltd for accreditation of the following course until 24 July 2024:
- Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law
HEPCo Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Tax Institute Pty Ltd, a registered Higher Education Provider with TEQSA (PRV14016). HEPCo Pty Ltd applied to TEQSA for registration in the category of Higher Education Provider and for the accreditation of the course Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law.
Main reasons for the decision
TEQSA made the decision to approve HEPCo Pty Ltd's application for registration on the basis that it was satisfied that HEPCo meets the Provider Registration Standards and Provider Course Accreditation Standards of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015.
The Tax Institute Pty Ltd intends to transition its higher education operations, including the delivery of its Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law course, to HEPCo Pty Ltd. The governance, management and higher education delivery arrangements for HEPCo Pty Ltd largely replicate those of The Tax Institute Pty Ltd.
TEQSA aligned HEPCo's registration and course accreditation end dates with those of The Tax Institute Pty Ltd. Consequently, TEQSA has granted HEPCo Pty Ltd registration until 24 July 2024, and accredited its Graduate Diploma of Applied Tax Law course for the same period.