Archive for the ‘Tax Updates’ Category

Richard’s September-October 2021 tax updates
Richard has had over 30 years’ experience with New Zealand and International taxation. His team provide services including: Q&A service for accountants Tax opinions IRD risk reviews and audits IRD arrears International tax advice Below are articles from Richard’s weekly email ‘A Week in Review’ over the last month. You can sign up for his […]
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Richard’s June-July 2021 tax updates
Richard has had over 30 years’ experience with New Zealand and International taxation. His team provide services including: Q&A service for accountants Tax opinions IRD risk reviews and audits IRD arrears International tax advice Below are articles from Richard’s weekly email ‘A Week in Review’ over the last month. You can sign up for his […]
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Interest Limitation Rules – understanding the basics of the proposals
The Government has recently released a discussion document titled ‘Design of the interest limitation rule and additional bright-line rules’. It’s a rather lengthy 144 pages, and as the title suggests, the document not only discusses the proposed ‘interest limitation rules’, but also provides commentary surrounding some proposed additional bright-line rules. Before I get into the […]
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Richard’s May-June 2021 tax updates
Richard has had over 30 years’ experience with New Zealand and International taxation. His team provide services including: Q&A service for accountants Tax opinions IRD risk reviews and audits IRD arrears International tax advice Below are articles from Richard’s weekly email ‘A Week in Review’ over the last month. You can sign up for his […]
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Richard’s April-May 2021 tax updates
Richard has had over 30 years’ experience with New Zealand and International taxation. His team provide services including: Q&A service for accountants Tax opinions IRD risk reviews and audits IRD arrears International tax advice Below are articles from Richard’s weekly email ‘A Week in Review’ over the last month. You can sign up for his […]
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Time for an FBT (Fringe Benefit Tax) health check!
As we draw closer to the breezy autumn days of another tax year, the Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) season is inevitably upon us. The recent increase to the personal income tax rate, which applies to income earned by individuals earning over $180,000, has also resulted in an increase to the FBT rates. Coupled with the […]
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Disposal of land – to be taxed or not to be taxed? That is the question – part 5
This fifth article in a series of six, on the various land tax provisions contained within the Income Tax Act 2007 (“the Act”), will focus on the potential application of section CB 13 – Disposal: amount from major development or division and not already in income. As a starting comment, and as a consequence of […]
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Richard's Feb-Mar 2021 tax updates
Richard has had over 30 years’ experience with New Zealand and International taxation. His team provide services including: Q&A service for accountants Tax opinions IRD risk reviews and audits IRD arrears International tax advice Below are articles from Richard’s weekly email ‘A Week in Review’ over the last month. You can sign up for his […]
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Tax Residency letter? Do not do nothing!
As the common reporting standards come into effect in New Zealand, we have seen an increase of IRD reviews on the declaration of taxpayers’ overseas income. Under the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) regime, financial institutions are required to collect information about customers and complete their reporting to the authority by 30 June of the […]
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Richard's Jan-Feb 2021 tax updates
Richard has had over 30 years’ experience with New Zealand and International taxation. His team provide services including: Q&A service for accountants Tax opinions IRD risk reviews and audits IRD arrears International tax advice Below are articles from Richard’s weekly email ‘A Week in Review’ over the last month. You can sign up for his […]
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