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The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

28/04/2017
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Ad value

By Aaron Watson What all finance professionals need to know about their marketing colleagues. “If there is one thing that marketing people do that accountants definitely know about it is that they spend the marketing budget,” says Patrick Barwise, emeritus … Continue reading

28/04/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Facial share

By Toby Fehily A beard tax? Not by the hairs of our chinny chin chins, says the Beard Liberation Front. A rift tore through the United Kingdom last year, threatening to plunge the country into chaos. It wasn’t Brexit, nor … Continue reading

28/04/2017
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My puppy ate my tax return!

By Aaron Watson Each year people fail to pay their tax on time. We asked the Australian Tax Office and New Zealand’s Inland Revenue for some of the strangest excuses they have received – and uncovered 14 tales of thieving … Continue reading

28/04/2017
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Taxing questions

By Tony Malkovic When is it ethical to levy a tax and what are the ethics of seeking to minimise, let alone trying to avoid, your tax obligations? There aren’t many people who don’t try to minimise their personal or … Continue reading

17/02/2017
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The future of the professions

By Claire Scobie What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on professions such as accounting? For centuries doctors, accountants, lawyers,  teachers and architects have solved problems too complex for most of us. But today, the future of these professions are … Continue reading

17/02/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Driverless cars

By Lachlan Colquhoun The future of automobiles is bearing down on us and nobody is at the wheel. Martin Matthews FCA is a self-confessed “petrol head” and is the owner of seven classic cars, including a 1920s Chrysler once owned … Continue reading