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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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Inland Revenue’s Annual Report

This week I take a look at Inland Revenue’s annual report – Download it  How much additional tax did it raise? Who is it sharing information with? How did it do against its own performance measures? Transcript This week: “He kupu i tō mātou Kaikōmihana”, that’s Te Reo for “a word from the Commissioner”. I’m […]

Geof Nightingale, PwC

This week I’m joined by Geof Nightingale of PwC and we discuss: The Tax Working Group How the Budget surplus could be used to improve taxes for middle income earners The pros and cons of a Digital Services Tax and The OECD’s recently announced international tax proposals Transcript

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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 Podcast Transcript The OECD has announced proposals for a unified approach to changing international tax and addressing the issue of the […]

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