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"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." This is the tagline to Ferris Bueller's Day Off. It's also the basic premise of Go Home On Time Day, which is currently in its 11th year. So who's taking part this year? Anyone? Anyone?


Australian organisations have experienced an increase in business activity in the last 12 months and many are expecting existing staff to put in extra hours. For some employees, this overtime work is unpaid. That's according to new research by recruitment firm Hays.


Hey Lifehacker, I'm currently in a job that requires a large amount of overtime and some people are telling me: "Spread out your overtime over pay weeks or else you'll be taxed more if you do it in one hit". I'm no accountant but I figure that it will all even itself at the end of the financial year -- no matter which weeks you happened to work the overtime in. Can you enlighten me?