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OECD proposals shake up international tax

This week in tax we have 3 stories OECD proposes the biggest changes to international tax since the 1920s The Government has a surplus but what about the cost of superannuation? Inland Revenue targets cash economy

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Taxing land sales

This week in tax Inland Revenue issues consultation on habitual buying and selling of land Two Tax Working Group recommendations on feasibility expenditure and shareholder continuity approved Inland Revenue issues Automatic Exchange of Information letters Podcast Transcript [to follow]

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Lucky we aren’t European taxpayers

Special International Podcast Day edition Observations of tax in the UK differential VAT/GST rates OECD on taxing energy Comparing NZ tax system with that of the UK and Germany   Transcript

Time for a tax advocate

Three stories from the week in tax Why small businesses need a tax advocate More on using cryptocurrencies to pay salaries Another unknown unknown the UK regulations implementing the 4th EU Anti-money laundering directive Transcript of the podcast

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The unknown unknowns in tax

What are the “Unknown unknowns” of tax?  Our 3 stories from the week in tax The financial arrangements regime and Inheritance Tax Wage theft and missing PAYE and KiwiSaver contributions National’s tax policy – indexing thresholds, changes to the bright-line test and loss ring-fencing Podcast transcript In February 2002, in the run up to the […]

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Time for a wealth tax to address inequality?

A free-ranging discussion with journalist, academic and author Max Rashbrooke about taxing wealth, especially on those who have it and who are ‘not in the system’, and who ‘pay very little tax now’. Podcast Transcript

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Paying tax on crypto

This week in tax: Inland Revenue’s three new rulings on taxing crypto-assets paid as salary and wages/bonuses New draft determination on using smartphone for business Is Inland Revenue audit activity on the decline?   Podcast Transcript This week, Inland Revenue with a world first. How much of that telecommunications tool expenditure is deductible and how […]

Brexit and tax

This week in tax The impact of Brexit and the financial arrangements regime The Government’s tax policy work programme for the next 18 months 15 years ago… Podcast transcript

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High wealth individuals in the spotlight and provisional tax

Three stories from this week What tax do high wealth individuals pay? Can an exemption really increase tax revenue? Provisional tax a lesson from my time on the Small Business Council Podcast Transcript

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Is that ute really exempt from FBT?

This week in tax Inland Revenue explains the work related vehicle exemption Is insulation deductible? Should it be? Just how good is Inland Revenue’s $1.5 billion business transformation? Transcript

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