Media

Terry is a frequent commentator in the media on tax matters.

DOWNLOAD MEDIA KIT
DOWNLOAD MEDIA KIT

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

14 July 2020

OPEN LETTER CALLS FOR WEALTH TAX

Terry Baucher reflects on an open letter from 83 millionaires which is asking governments to raise taxes. Signatories include Sir Stephen Tindall, Ben and Jerrys  co-founder Jerry Greenfield, and Disney heir Abigail Disney.

29 June 2020

GREENS PLAN A WEALTH TAX

A Guaranteed Minimum income payment as part of a poverty action plan would be paid for by a wealth tax on millionaires in the Green Party Manifesto.

26 May 2020

UNEMPLOYED SEEK REDUNDANCY TAX REFUND

The tax system treats redundancy payments like any other source of income, but exemptions have been made before. Up until just after the Canterbury earthquakes, you could get up to $3600 tax credit against your redundancy.

stuff NZ logo

16 April 2020

TAX CHANGES COMING TO PAY FOR COVID19

Tax expert Terry Baucher said he expected substantial tax changes coming. “A wealth tax is something that has been floated for some time. The Tax Working Group wasn’t really keen on the idea but needs must.”

The Spinoff, NZ media,

8 April 2020

5 WAYS THE COVID 19 CRISIS COULD CHANGE OUR TAX SYSTEM

From the reemerging debate around capital gains tax to the increasing reach of tax authorities, Terry reviews the implications.

18 February 2020.
TAX CUTS SIGNALLED BY NATIONAL

Terry joins The Panel to discuss Simon Bridges’ planned tax cuts if National wins the next election.

29 January 2020
REVISE TOP TAX RATE?

Our top tax rate kicks in when your earnings hit $70,000 – much lower than many other places in the world. Terry joins The Panel to explain why it’s time for a rethink.

stuff NZ logo

21 January 2020

IS THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX REALLY DEAD?

Who killed the capital gains tax proposal and why? What did that decision cost us? And is it really dead or just resting?

The Spinoff, NZ media,

13 January 2020

UBER IS A CASE STUDY IN OUR COMPLICITY WITH TAX AVOIDANCE

Uber stands as a poster child for the tech industry’s aggressive, and at worst frankly immoral business activities. It’s also the exemplar of why we cooperated in that loss of control.

21 October 2019
ACCOUNTANTS ANGRY AT IR ‘CONFUSING’ CLIENTS

Inland Revenue is being told to butt out and stop communicating directly with accountants’ clients. Tax consultant Terry Baucher said it was something that accountants were feeling increasingly exasperated about.

NZ Herald logo

1 December 2019
TAX CRACKDOWN ON AIR BNB OWNERS

Take care if you’re one of the thousands of Kiwis using Airbnb or other online websites to rent out a home; you could be in the crosshairs of Inland Revenue.

NZ Herald logo

30 October 2019
INLAND REVENUE 5 YEARS LATE ON CRACKDOWN

IRD says it would continue to use the strategy to catch operators failing to comply with tax law, but Terry Baucher says IRD has in recent years taken its “eye off the ball”

The Spinoff, NZ media,

29 July 2019

LACK OF KNOWLEDGE COSTING MILLIONS IN DISPUTED TAX

Despite more super-rich earners, the amount of disputed tax has decreased from $112 million to just over $85 million in the same period.

NZ Herald logo

30th October 2019
IRD 5 YEARS LATE WITH ‘BLITZ’

The Inland Revenue is late to tackle the estimated billion-dollar “hidden economy”. It could be missing $1 billion in tax revenues.

TVNZ Breakfast team

14 October 2019
KIWISAVER OVERPAYMENTS

Terry was a guest on TVNZ Breakfast being interviewed by Hayley Holt in regard to KiwiSaver overpayments.

man working on building site

20th May 2019
BUILDING TAX DEPRECIATION 

The background and ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings.

29 July 2019

LACK OF KNOWLEDGE COSTING MILLIONS IN DISPUTED TAX

Despite more super-rich earners, the amount of disputed tax has decreased from $112 million to just over $85 million in the same period.

21 June 2019
5 MOST IMPORTANT TAX-REFORMING FINANCE MINISTERS

The role of a finance minister is hugely important as they set the direction for an economy. Tax is a major part of any finance minister’s responsibilities…

NZ Herald logo

12 May 2019
MATT NIPPERT ON CULLEN TRIAL

Quotes “Tax consultant Terry Baucher, who reviewed the published ruling on the case, said the dispute boiled down to the spirit of the law…”

tax take event, Tax Management NZ,

30 April 2019
MINISTER OF REVENUE SPEAKS

Tax Take Event with the Minister of Revenue, Stuart Nash, Tax Working Group member Craig Elliffe & Terry Baucher, tax practitioner and member of the Small Business Council.

19 April 2019
NO PRIORITY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES

The other big Tax Working Group surprise for me is the decision to not prioritise any new environmental tax proposals for now.

The Spinoff, NZ media,

18 April 2019
TAX ADVICE IGNORED

Along with no CGT, the Labour government is left with other tax headaches like what to do about sugar consumption, the environment, and tax thresholds

interest co nz, financial advice website,

17 April 2019
ONE CGT TO RULE THEM ALL?

We should hear which of the Tax Working Group’s recommendations the Government proposes to implement this week.

28 January 2019
FISCAL DRAG

The trouble with Fiscal Drag as you cross a tax bracket and it’s not adjusted for inflation and so reduces your take home pay.

12 October 2018
GOVERNMENT SUBMISSION

Oral submission by video on Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill to Parliament’s Finance & Expenditure Committee

8 October 2018
KIWIS OWE $2.7 BILLION IN CHILD SUPPORT

(Breakfast on One with Jack Tame)

1 October 2018
TRANS-TASMAN TAX COLLECTION

(Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan)

30 September 2018
IRD COLLECTS 170 TIMES MORE FROM STUDENTS

(Newsroom by Thomas Coughlan)

21 September 2018
WHAT A CAPITAL GAINS TAX COULD MEAN FOR NZ

(95bFM The Wire with Laura Kvigstad and Stuart Sowman-Lund)

21 September 2018
CAPITAL GAINS TAX TIPPING POINT IS APPROACHING

(Newstalk ZB Wellington Mornings with Heather du Plessis Allan)

11 September 2018
CAPITAL GAINS TAX TO BE RAISED IN TAX WORKING GROUP REPORT

(Newstalk ZB with Kate Hawkesby)

6 August 2018
BED TAX

Discussion on the 95bFM about how the “Bed Tax” works and what it means for homeowners and tourism

MOST POPULAR

13 November 2014
WHEN IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS

23 August 2016
UBER – TAX AVOIDANCE, OR SENSIBLE TAX PLANNING?

29 February 2016
TRANSFERRING OVERSEAS PENSIONS HERE STUNG FOR TAX

crypto currency, tax on crypto

4 September 2017
CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND TAXING THE LEADING EDGE OF CHANGE