The Tax Take

The Tax Take

Much of the routine work of accountants and tax advisers will soon be done by technology, but this just means they will need a different way of working in the future

There is a website called willrobotstakemyjob.com, a visit to which could either cheer you up greatly or make you profoundly gloomy, depending on your chosen career. It’s an output from the Martin School at the University of Oxford where researchers are looking at how susceptible some jobs are to computerisation. According to the research, if you’re employed in any area which requires analysis or creative thinking, your job should be okay. On the other hand, if your profession requires routine, repetition and is largely rules based, you’re in trouble.

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