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UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN

ACADEMIC SESSION: 201805

Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)


Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Accounting

UKAT3043/ UBAT3043 Taxation III


GROUP ASSIGNMENT

METHODOLOGY
This project is designed to provide a student-centered approach to learning, where the students
take the initiative to research and learn on a topic that is relevant to the unit.

Students will acquire the relevant and in-depth knowledge of the assigned topics.

OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the assignment are as follow:

1) To familiarize students with the types of incentives in Malaysia.


2) To heighten the students knowledge on the effectiveness of the incentives in relation to
foreign Direct investment .
.

SOFT SKILLS LEARNING OBJECTIVE


Students will learn the following:
• Team work and team spirit
• Group coordination
• Leadership and task delegation
• Simple research, writing skills and referencing skills
• Reading skill
• Critical and analytical thinking skills
• Group dynamics
• Individual responsibility and accountability

ASSIGNMENT WEIGHTAGE
This assignment carries 20% of the total assessment for this unit.
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SUBMISSION DATE
Please submit your assignment latest by Week 10, Monday 30 July 2018 before 12 noon. Late
submission will be penalized through deduction of marks.

GUIDELINE
The written assignment is to be prepared on a group basis, i.e. not more than 5 members in a
group. The selection of the group members MUST be from the same tutorial group that the
students attend. After the formation of groups, each group leader shall submit the names of the
group members to their respective tutors before end of WEEK 2. IT IS THE STUDENT’S
RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND A GROUP AND THIS RESPONSIBILITY IS NOT
TRANSFERABLE. All members in each group are expected to contribute in producing the
group assignment.

- The report should be word-processed, font-size 12, font Times New Romans, 1.5 spacing.
- Adhere closely to APA referencing style.
- Color printing is NOT required.
- Use tape binding style and punch two holes on the left-hand side of the written report.
Please do not use comb binding and plastic cover sheets when binding your assignments.
- Late submission will be penalized through deduction of marks.

Submission of report should include the following documents in this order:


- Cover page with title of project [Appendix 1]
- Grading Rubric for Assignment [Appendix II]
- Written report
- References (source of information)
- Appendix (if any, e.g. diagram, charts, tables, matrices, etc)

GROUP ASSIGNMENT QUESTION


This assignment is a group assignment and must be done in group.

Title:
The effectiveness of Tax Incentives in accordance to the Promotion of Investment Act 1986 in
Malaysia in attracting Foreign Direct Investment.

Task:
Write the report of about 5,000 words only (number of words should be stated at the end of the
project paper). In any event, the report should not exceed 10% of 5,000 words. The number of
words is in reference to the content of the report and referencing, but does not include tables,
charts, pictures, etc., appendices or attachments (if any).
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ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Each report will be judged on the following areas:

Areas of evaluation Marks allocated


Abstract 5
Introduction 15
Literature review 20
Findings and Discussion 20
Recommendation 15
Conclusion 10
Citation of references and source of information 5
Quality of the report 10
TOTAL 100

Marks will be deducted for failure in complying with the instructions provided.

REFERENCE
For referencing, use APA (6th edition) referencing system.

COVER PAGE (REFER TO APPENDIX BELOW)


The cover page followed by the mark sheet is to be placed at the front of the project report.
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[Appendix I]

ASSIGNMENT COVER PAGE

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman


May 2018 Trimester
(Academic session: 201805)
Course Details

Tutorial Group:

Tutor’s Name:

Student Details

Name Student ID

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Total Marks
(100 marks)

Total Assessment (20%):


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[Appendix II]

Grading Rubric for Assignment

Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor Marks


awarded
Abstract (5 marks) 5 marks 3 - 4 marks 2 marks 0 - 1 mark

- Excellent in - Good in understanding - Poor in


understanding overall topic of project. - Satisfactory in understanding
overall topic of - Good terms and understanding overall topic of
project. grammar used. overall topic of project.
- Excellent terms and project. - Poor terms and
grammar used. - Satisfactory grammar used.
terms and
grammar used.

Introduction (15 marks) 12- 15 marks 8 - 11 marks 4 - 7 marks 0-3 marks

Evidence of very detail


and thorough Evidence of good Evidence of Evidence of little
introduction on the introduction on the satisfactory introduction on the
statements with very statements with some introduction on the statements with
good journal/articles to journal/articles to support statements with a little journal/articles
support the arguments. the arguments. few journal/articles to support the
to support the arguments.
arguments.
Literature review (20 marks) 16 - 20 marks 11 - 15 marks 6 - 10 marks 0-5 marks

Evidence of very detail


and thorough literature Evidence of good Evidence of Evidence of little
reviews on the literature reviews on the satisfactory literature reviews on
statements with very statements with some literature reviews on the statements with
good journal/articles to journal/articles to support the statements with little journal/articles
support the arguments. the arguments. a few to support the
journal/articles to arguments.
support the
arguments.
Findings and discussion 16 – 20 marks 11 - 15 marks 6 – 10 marks 0 – 5 marks
(20 marks)
Highly competent with - Competent with detail - Satisfactory - Lack of ability
very detail and thorough and thorough discussion on /Little discussion
discussion showing discussion on incentives on incentives
understanding on incentives
incentives

Recommendation 16 – 20 marks 11 - 15 marks 6 – 10 marks 0 – 5 marks


(15 marks)
Highly competent with Competent with detail and Satisfactory - Lack of ability
very detail and thorough thorough comparison and comparison and /Little
comparison and recommendation on recommendation on comparison and
recommendation on improvement of improvement of recommendation
improvement of incentives incentives on improvement
incentives - - of incentives

Conclusion (10 marks) 5 marks 3 - 4 marks 2 marks 0 - 1 mark


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- Excellent in - Good in understanding - Poor in
understanding overall topic of project - Satisfactory in understanding
overall topic of and able to make understanding overall topic of
project and able to conclusion. overall topic of project and not
make conclusion. - Good terms and project and able able to make
- Excellent terms and grammar used. to make conclusion.
grammar used. conclusion. - Poor terms and
- Satisfactory grammar used.
terms and
grammar used.

Citation of references 5 marks 3 - 4 marks 2 marks 0 - 1 mark


(5 marks)
- Very good reference - Good reference list - Satisfactory - Poor reference
list following the following the APA reference list list
APA format format following the - Not following
APA format the APA format

Quality of the project (10 5 marks 3 - 4 marks 2 marks 0 - 1 mark


marks)
- Excellent terms and - Good terms and - Satisfactory - Poor terms and
grammar used. grammar used. terms and grammar used.
- Interesting and - Good format, structure grammar used. - Poor format,
coherent format, and layout - Satisfactory structure and
structure and layout - Effective use of format, structure layout
- Very effective use of diagrams/tables and layout - No
diagrams/tables - Satisfactory use diagrams/tables
of
diagrams/tables

Comments by Marker: TOTAL MARKS


(100 marks)
Signature of Marker:

Date: