Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

How Do I File Thee? Let Me Count the Ways; Grape Expectations with Max Crus

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

How Do I File Thee? Let Me Count the Ways; Grape Expectations with Max Crus

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TAX return time is a taxing time, and time is running out, which makes the whole process even more, well, taxing.

Anyone who has successfully lodged an online tax return is either under 20 years of age, doesn't earn enough, or owns a software company and should get a life.

Please note: accountants excepted because they would never stoop to using the ATO's system as it would prove it can be done, thus making themselves redundant. (Is there an online legal service?)

But the hard part about tax is not the form filling, that's fun in a sick suburban-horror-reality-film way, and doing it online looks really neat and tidy.

No, the real issue is how you file everything in the first place.

Okay, those smarty pants who have filed all their receipts electronically and simply handed over their thumb drive to an accountant -- in a shoe box, just to see the look on their face -- again, get a life, or teach me how to do it.

Ms L does the same thing with her receipts, all of them paper, and the look on her accountant's face is, admittedly, if not priceless, worth the extra charges. …

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