[clug] Light at the end of the Tax Return tunnel
kim.holburn at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 07:06:21 GMT 2007
I did it on a Mac running Darwine last year. I don't see why it
wouldn't run under wine. Each year I write to the tax office and
complain about it only running on machines I would not consider
secure enough for financial data.
On 2007/Jul/14, at 8:50 AM, Mike Carden wrote:
> Sitting down to do my tax return. Reading through the paper version,
> sighing and wishing for an online one that doesn't demand I use
> Windows. Idly bring up the Australian Tax Office web site, and on this
> page (Titled - Information about other operating systems and
> I found this quote:
> "We are redeveloping e-tax to make it compatible with any computer
> system that has internet access. We will test this with a small group
> of users in 2008, aiming to make it available more broadly in future
> years – pending the success of the trials."
> The page mentions MacOS running Windows in a virtualised environment
> as an example of (an)other operating system.
> Allah be praised, in just a few years I'll be able to do eTax on a
> Linux machine. I guess I'll be running Moldy Mongoose by then.
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