The week's tax news in one handy summary.
New Zealand Tax
- The new Minister of Revenue's first speech is the opening address at the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Annual Tax Conference 2017
- Excellent primer on the online shopping & GST issue from @duncangreive | Why does online shopping turn us all into rabid libertarians?
- As Brian Rudman notes the new rating valuations highlights the need for reform of local government financing | Gently weeping for my bungalow's bill
- In the wake of the announcement of the terms of reference of the tax working group to be headed by Sir Michael Cullen, here's a reprise of my thoughts on what it should cover
- That's reassuring although I'm in the group that has reservations about AIM so let's wait & see | Inland Revenue can cope with demanding work programme, minister assured
- NZ rated as compliant in 2016 | Successful OECD tax transparency reviews for Isle of Man and Jersey
United States Tax
- NZ tax system may have its flaws but not so riddled with special reliefs | US private jet owners poised to get tax break under Republican plan
- Unsurprising, in fact I'm surprised it's not more | US: Citizenship renunciations heading for record year
United Kingdom Tax
- The UK Budget announced overnight. More anti-avoidance measures & targeting lost VAT (GST) from online sales
- Also from the UK Budget a 100% Council Tax (rates) premium to apply to empty properties. Something for NZ councils to consider?
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