Tax

11th Aug 19, 6:42am
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
Steve Forbes looks at why strange bedfellows the New Zealand Initiative and Local Government New Zealand have teamed up in a push for greater devolution of power to local government and what they hope to achieve
8th Aug 19, 10:34am
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6th Aug 19, 4:02pm
Shock and worry as it turns out the IRD can't calculate how much those who have paid the wrong amount of tax have been penalised/compensated in interest
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Shock and worry as it turns out the IRD can't calculate how much those who have paid the wrong amount of tax have been penalised/compensated in interest
6th Aug 19, 4:02pm
5th Aug 19, 1:53pm
Keith Woodford calls on the Government to rethink its forestry policies so as to favour all New Zealanders of present and future generations, and to constrain the narrow-based behaviours of international investors
Keith Woodford calls on the Government to rethink its forestry policies so as to favour all New Zealanders of present and future generations, and to constrain the narrow-based behaviours of international investors
5th Aug 19, 1:53pm
29th Jul 19, 11:56am
by Guest
Will a new digital services tax backfire? Is it an 'ugly tax' that will bite some local companies hard, despite being aimed at tax-avoiding FAANGS? Should we worry about potential US retaliation? LawNews investigates
Will a new digital services tax backfire? Is it an 'ugly tax' that will bite some local companies hard, despite being aimed at tax-avoiding FAANGS? Should we worry about potential US retaliation? LawNews investigates
29th Jul 19, 11:56am
12th Jul 19, 11:21am
A closer look at why the IRD's hiking interest rates payable by under-payers of tax and cutting rates receivable by over-payers of tax
A closer look at why the IRD's hiking interest rates payable by under-payers of tax and cutting rates receivable by over-payers of tax
12th Jul 19, 11:21am
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
Discussion paper from Local Government New Zealand, with the backing of the NZ Initiative, calls for devolution of power including taxing from central to local government
8th Jul 19, 9:53pm
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
Productivity Commission details a series of potential funding options for local government, citing growing pressures from infrastructure, climate change and tourism
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
Local Government New Zealand pushing case for central government to devolve more power to local government as Productivity Commission report on local government funding nears
1st Jul 19, 2:10pm
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
21st Jun 19, 11:49am
Martin Hawes wants to see two specific things done to help sort out the PIR tax problem that now bedevils so many KiwiSaver members
Martin Hawes wants to see two specific things done to help sort out the PIR tax problem that now bedevils so many KiwiSaver members
21st Jun 19, 11:49am
21st Jun 19, 10:00am
Terry Baucher on the five most important tax-reforming finance ministers, Arthur Laffer, digital services tax, taxing marijuana and more
Terry Baucher on the five most important tax-reforming finance ministers, Arthur Laffer, digital services tax, taxing marijuana and more
21st Jun 19, 10:00am
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19th Jun 19, 12:54pm
IRD now says over half a million kiwis in schemes such as Kiwisaver were on the wrong tax rate and will collectively be billed a total of between $45-50 million
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IRD now says over half a million kiwis in schemes such as Kiwisaver were on the wrong tax rate and will collectively be billed a total of between $45-50 million
19th Jun 19, 12:54pm
18th Jun 19, 3:55pm
Almost everyone buying or selling residential property will now be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documents
Almost everyone buying or selling residential property will now be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documents
18th Jun 19, 3:55pm
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
Robertson pushes ahead with TWG recommendation to investigate a vacant land tax, despite Treasury and the IRD saying there's no evidence to suggest it'll stop land bankers and improve housing affordability
12th Jun 19, 9:21am
10th Jun 19, 3:38pm
Terry Baucher investigates the Government's targets for its digital services tax, looks at what it means if you have a wrong PIR rate in your PIE, and watches as the IRD struggles to process all its tax refunds
Terry Baucher investigates the Government's targets for its digital services tax, looks at what it means if you have a wrong PIR rate in your PIE, and watches as the IRD struggles to process all its tax refunds
10th Jun 19, 3:38pm
10th Jun 19, 1:01pm
Terry Baucher says the 'demographic crunch' that will see Govt expenses rising faster than income gained through tax is coming more quickly than most people realise - and something will need to be done
Terry Baucher says the 'demographic crunch' that will see Govt expenses rising faster than income gained through tax is coming more quickly than most people realise - and something will need to be done
10th Jun 19, 1:01pm
3rd Jun 19, 8:43am
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International community agrees on a road map for resolving the tax challenges arising from digitalisation of the economy
International community agrees on a road map for resolving the tax challenges arising from digitalisation of the economy
3rd Jun 19, 8:43am
2nd Jun 19, 6:02am
by Guest
Unless we can find some way of taxing wealth as well as incomes, New Zealand is headed for an intergenerational economic meltdown, Grant Thornton tax partner Murray Brewer argues
Unless we can find some way of taxing wealth as well as incomes, New Zealand is headed for an intergenerational economic meltdown, Grant Thornton tax partner Murray Brewer argues
2nd Jun 19, 6:02am

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