School of Accounting and Commercial Law

School of Accounting and Commercial Law

The School of Accounting and Commercial Law is part of the Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington.

We pursue and share knowledge of accounting, commercial law and taxation within a dynamic and inclusive learning environment while actively engaging our stakeholders and the wider community.

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Feb18-19PhD Colloquium 2015
Date: 18 February - 19 February
Time: 8.00 am
Venue: Pipitea Campus, Railway West Wing Following successful biennial colloquia at Victoria University of Wellington,… Read more

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19 December 2014 Congratulations to SACL's Vic Plus and VILP Awards recipients
Congratulations to the School of Accounting and Commercial Law Victoria Plus Award recipients for 2014:… Read more
11 November 2014 Research shows disparity between tax paid by women and men
Research from Victoria Business School examining taxation and government welfare spending by age and gender in New Zealand shows that women pay less tax than men over their lifetime and receive more government assistance. Read more
16 October 2014 'Shadow a CFO' experience at NZTA
A Victoria Business School student shares his experience of a day spent 'shadowing' Paul Helm, CFO of the New Zealand Transport Agency. Read more

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Dr Lisa Marriott, Senior Lecturer

Courts More Lenient on White Collar Criminals

New Zealanders take welfare fraud more seriously than tax evasion, according to new research by Dr Lisa Marriott.
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Matt Sorola, PhD student at SACL

Matt Sorola-
Current PhD Student

Matt comes from Texas, and knew within a week he'd made the right decision to study in Wellington.
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Chair in Public Finance

The School’s externally sponsored Chair in Public Finance (CPF) aims to bring academic research and public finance debate together.
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Sarah Zhang
MPA Graduate

Sarah reached a point in her career where she felt she needed formal education in finance and accounting to progress further.
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