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Inland Revenue’s extensive powers of collection and its use of deduction notices

Inland Revenue’s extensive powers of collection and its use of deduction notices Triggering a dividend through misunderstanding tax implications of transaction Terminal tax payment options   Transcript As the recent story about the arrest of a student loan debtor at the border revealed, Inland Revenue has quite extensive powers to chase debt. One of the powers it […]

John Lohrentz on tax implications of methane emissions

Progressive taxation on biological methane is John Lohrentz’s proposal to the New Zealand government as a tool to transition to a low carbon economy.   This week we look further into the importance of environmental taxation I raised last week, my first guest for this year is John Lohrentz, who works at the intersections of […]

What will be the big tax issues over the next decade?

What will be the big tax issues over the next decade? Inland Revenue cracks down on Student Loan debtors Is CGT really dead? Transcript This decade is only a few weeks old, but I consider the likely major tax themes for the years ahead are already becoming very clear.  Over the holidays, the news has […]

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A look back at the big tax stories of 2019

The Tax Working Group report and capital gains tax Inland Revenue’s business transformation OECD’s international tax proposals Transcript This week, our final episode of the year takes a look back at the big tax stories of 2019 and also casts an eye over the tax events of the past decade. The Tax Working Group report […]

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Chris Cunniffe of Tax Management New Zealand talks about tax pooling

Chris Cunniffe of Tax Management New Zealand talks about tax pooling and the latest TMNZ/CAANZ survey of tax agent satisfaction with Inland Revenue Transcript This week, I’m joined by Chris Cunniffe CEO of tax pooling company Tax Management New Zealand. Morena Chris, welcome to the podcast. Nice to have you here. Now tax pooling is something […]

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Inland Revenue’s new approach to tax investigations

Inland Revenue’s new approach to tax investigations Waste disposal levy good example of an environmental tax How being six minutes late could cost the ATO almost $100 million   Transcript This week, more highlights from the Chartered Accountants of Australia New Zealand Annual Tax Conference, are the proposed waste levy increases a good behavioural tax […]

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More on Inland Revenue CRS initiative

More on Inland Revenue CRS initiative The future of tax Why did the Tax Working Group’s CGT proposal fail? Transcript This week, an update on Inland Revenue’s Common Reporting Standard initiative, the Future of Tax and what went wrong with introducing a capital gains tax. I spoke recently of Inland Revenue’s new initiative on the […]

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Property developers and a still too common GST mistake

Property developers and a still too common GST mistake EU proposes sharing credit card data to counter tax fraud OECD proposes minimum global tax rate as part of BEPS initiative Transcript This week, a common and often very expensive GST mistake. The European Union ramps up its anti-fraud fight with a massive data sharing initiative, […]

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Tax risks of being a trustee

Tax perils of being a trustee HM Revenue & Customs guidance on cryptoassets Confused by your myIR dashboard? You’re not alone Transcript

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Inland Revenue comes looking

This week in Tax Inland Revenue targets the hidden economy in Queenstown and how much additional tax has it raised from the hidden economy since 2010 Using technology to counter tax evasion – the Swedish experience Have property in the United States? You could be subject to US Estate Tax Transcript

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