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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

Taxing Bitcoin and twin cab utes

This week Terry discusses three news stories Should we follow the UK’s lead and change the way we calculate FBT on cars? Is a tax war about to break out over France’s digital services tax Bitcoin – Inland Revenue hasn’t forgotten about it

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Costs of compliance for small business

This week in tax we cover 3 news stories The OCR goes down but Inland Revenue rates are up Costs of compliance for small businesses Productivity Commission on Local Government Finance.

Where’s my refund?

Top news stories this week Where’s My Refund More about PIE’s What’s FBT   

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A Digital Services Tax is proposed

Top news stories this week New Zealand’s Government proposes a digital services tax 450,000 taxpayers receive a surprise – they had not applied the correct prescribed investor rate to their PIE accounts Inland Revenue is feeling the strain Read the Full Transcript

Terry reviews the “wellbeing” budget

Terry was part of the Budget lockup in Wellington yesterday and he gives us his insights and observations into the 2019 “Wellbeing” budget in The Week in Tax podcast. The differences in approach to planning The budget looks beyond GDP to the 4 “capitals” of wellbeing in the Living Standards Framework The “whole of Government” […]

Deborah Russell MP explains how tax policy is implemented

Terry’s guest on the podcast today is Deborah Russell, MP with whom he co-authored Tax and Fairness book.  They dig into how the government and parliament legislate tax policy. Deborah is on the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee – what do they discuss? The Loss Ringfencing Bill going through parliament also focuses on getting GST from […]

Marjan van den Belt on environmental taxes

This week Terry discusses environmental taxes and policy with Marjan van den Belt, environmental economist and member of the Tax Working Group. Full Transcript

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