Associate Professor Ken Devos
Ph.D., Monash University, Australia
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's recently funded research investigated the housing benefits tax in PNG and the Double Tax Agreement between Australia and Italy. Currently, he is part of a research team investigating the ethical views of Australian tax practitioners.
Ken is also a member of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association and is represented on the Advisory 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 Taxation (2020) by Wiley, Australian Small Business Taxation (2018) by Lexis Nexis and The Australian Taxation Study Manual (2020) by Oxford University Press. Ken is also both an author and reviewer of the CPA Taxation Module and has previously conducted tax 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.
Fields of Research
- Taxation Law - 480106
- 2017 - 2019: Member, CPA Examinations Committee, Australia
Also published as: Devos, Ken; Devos, K.; Devos, Kenneth
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2022: A comparative study of the impact of contemporary technologies on the professional codes of ethics: Australia and Vietnam *; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
- 2019: Taxation of Italian Expats *; University of Ferrara
* Chief Investigator
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