GAA Accounting

The Journal of the Global Accounting Alliance

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
by GAA Accounting
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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
by GAA Accounting
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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
by GAA Accounting
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Brexit negotiations

By Brian Keegan Ireland needs time to identify its Brexit related difficulties and opportunities. In March, however, the clock will start ticking. The wishful thinking that has surrounded the Brexit debate has blurred the distinctions between what is desirable, possible … Continue reading

14/12/2016
by GAA Accounting
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Receipt, please.

By Peter Carter Is an all-cash deal really a deal? At first blush it’s a bargain, but when things go wrong and you don’t have proof of payment, that’s no deal. I like motorcycles. My wife, Helena, always enjoyed riding … Continue reading