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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 16 – 22 March 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax The headline is dramatic but the article raises very valid questions particularly around the use of the supplementary order paper | Circumventing tax laws will damage our democracy https://t.co/y6Yg0nkdxy I envision the rate being changed swiftly depending on how the tech companies respond | […]

Terry’s Tax Roundup – 8 – 15 March 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax One night only!  I’m on the panel tonight with Susan, Geoff and Dominic Stephens Westpac’s Chief Economist (in his personal capacity). Should be lively!  See you at 7 – we might even talk about something other than CGT! https://t.co/ae7DkIxNy1 Here’s my thoughts on SkyCity’s […]

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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 23 – 28 February 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax More from me on the TWG’s final report. This time looking in detail at the CGT proposals. Bonus feature: click on the link in the article to listen to me and @JeneeTibshraeny discussing the report https://t.co/oKcSWPItll Just re-upping my initial take on the TWG […]

Terry’s Tax Roundup – 16 – 22 February 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax Anyone who thinks tax minimisation planning isn’t already happening is frankly naive | Capital gains tax debate heating up: final recommendations out on Thursday https://t.co/MQ7Hz6AY6r There’s more happening this year in tax than the Tax Working Group’s final report – April in particular looms […]

Terry’s Tax Roundup – 8 – 15 February 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax Not sure if Andrew King meant to make the argument for taxing homeowners | Property investors: Tax law change poorly considered https://t.co/LTK7XeLl6E The TWG’s interim report wasn’t persuaded about indexation and capital gains. Will be interesting to see if that’s still the view | […]

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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 1 – 7 February 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax More on inflation and thresholds. Worth remembering that in 2005 a similar proposal by then finance minister Sir Michael Cullen was dismissed as “chewing gum tax cuts” | Proposed changes better, but ‘what about the extra billions already paid?’ https://t.co/RqpcPShTk5 Interesting take from Brad […]

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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 23 – 31 January 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax Some valid points raised but I can’t see assets acquired pre-introduction being excluded. Australia did this & it’s widely regarded as a mistake | Accountants call for changes in capital gains tax draft https://t.co/J349NQw5VF Will be interesting to see what the TWG says on […]

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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 16 – 22 January 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax This would be a good move. But I do agree with limiting it to commercial/industrial property | The Tax Working Group: Will it bring back depreciation of buildings? https://t.co/5jDd8eiw2W Interesting story about suggestion that art & other collectibles would be excluded from a CGT. […]

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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 8 – 15 January 2019

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax Abrupt changes of tax policy to shut down perceived abuses are a fact of life, but if a landlord is continuously running at losses how is that sustainable? | Leicester Gouwland: Another blow for residential landlords https://t.co/GSfHK5FaHF Broadly what I had expected to see, […]

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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 16 – 22 December 2018

The week’s tax news in one handy summary.  New Zealand Tax My last column of the year for http://interest.co.nz  looks at the TWG’s interim conclusions on taxing capital https://t.co/f7p46SGSEg Fair point on inflation: the alternative would be to adopt the risk-free rate of return. Not sure the Taxpayers’ Union base would like that | Capital […]

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