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Associate Professor Ken Devos

Associate Professor, Accounting


Ken Devos (BB) (Grad Dip Tax ) (MTax) PhD CPA, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business and Law at Swinburne University (Hawthorn Campus). Ken  lectures in both graduate and undergraduate accounting and taxation courses and has published in both national and international tax journals and presented a number of conference papers on taxation issues. 

Kens particular research areas include; taxpayer compliance, tax administration, tax evasion and tax policy. Ken's doctorate work the  "Factors Influencing Individual Taxpayer Compliance Behaviour," was supported by funding from Taxpayers Australia and was published by Springer in 2014. Ken is currently involved with a research project funded by the National Research Institute (NRI) in PNG in 2017 investigating the merits of the Housing Benefits Tax in PNG.
Ken is also a member of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association and is represented on the Editorial Board of the New Zealand Journal of Taxation Law and Policy and is the Australian correspondent for the International Tax Law Review.  Dr Devos is also a co-author of Australian Practical Tax Examples by Wolters Kluwer, Australian Small Business Taxation by Lexis Nexis and The Australian Taxation Study Manual by Oxford University Press. Ken is also both an author and reviewer of the CPA Taxation Module and has conducted training for accounting firms, CPA and the ATO. 

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.


Also published as: Devos, Ken; Devos, K.; Devos, Kenneth
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Taxation of Italian Expats *; University of Ferrara

* Chief Investigator

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