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Since The Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) was introduced for tertiary education in Australia, it has charged an "interest rate" on 1 June each year.

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OK I know that this is not tax advice today, but sometimes solving computer problems is worth more than an extra $1,000 in your tax refund cheque. Well maybe not that much but you know what I mean.

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A few months ago I took up an offer for an Accounting Doctoral Scholarship with the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). After 21 years in professional practice, as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Taxation Institute, coupled with a number of national awards, it was fair to say that I thought I knew it all in accounting ... but did I really?

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There is one thing that I do know about the proposed Carbon Tax and that is it will be great for the accounting industry, particularly aspiring accountants looking for a job opportunity in the future

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Had a very interesting question come up in last week's lecture on equity accounting about companies exerting strong significant influence but not having control of another company. Strong significant influence could occur when say Company A owns 49.9% but obviously don’t have control of the voting power of Company B.
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