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Your Teenager’s First Tax Return

July 20th, 2009 · No Comments

My 15-year-old son has to file his first tax return this year after a modest start to his working life last summer. My son worked temporarily as a shop assistant at an outdoor clothing store and tax was withheld from his earnings.
He applied for a tax file number at the time but he hadn’t received [...]

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Tags: Rules · Work

How To Set Your Teen On Course For Their Desired HSC Result

April 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment

In recent weeks my son has expressed an interest in studying Law once he graduates from high school. And while I should be grateful that he is starting to think about a career at all, it has made me a little anxious.
Suspecting that Law would require him to outperform his best performance at school [...]

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Tags: Education · Work

What To Wear To Work Experience?

April 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

My son has Work Experience next week. He’s not nearly as excited as I am about his week in an adult environment.
Don’t get me wrong. He’s off to a work experience placement that he’s quietly looking forward to, given that it has a lot to do with his first love, cricket.
But it’s the requisite ‘office-appropriate’ [...]

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Tags: Fashion · Self-esteem · Work