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The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021–22, GST, and Remedial Matters) Bill clarifies the GST treatment of cryptoassets

The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021–22, GST, and Remedial Matters) Bill clarifies the GST treatment of cryptoassets Latest lockdown developments Treasury’s draft long-term fiscal position considers whether taxes need to increase The Week In Tax · New tax bill revises cryptasset tax treatment, Treasury’s long term forecasting Transcript The Taxation Annual Rates for 2021 to […]

Time for a more generous approach to working from home allowances

Time for a more generous approach to working from home allowances Tax agencies stepping up scrutiny of crypto-assets Former Treasury Chief Economist takes a swing at the Government’s tax policy. The Week In Tax · Working from home allowances, greater scrutiny of crypto-assets & criticism of Govt’s tax policy Transcript A couple of weeks ago, […]

Observations on the International Fiscal Association conference

Observations on the International Fiscal Association conference Covid Resurgence Support Payments applications go live Inland Revenue/Treasury analysis of wealth in New Zealand causes a stir The Week In Tax · Notes from the IFA conference, covid resurgence support payments & distribution of wealth Transcript Last week I was in Queenstown at the International Fiscal Association’s […]

What will be in Inland Revenue’s Briefing to Incoming Minister? The challenges ahead for the new Minister of Revenue.

What will be in Inland Revenue’s Briefing to Incoming Minister? The challenges ahead for the new Minister of Revenue. The small business cashflow scheme is extended Should people working from home pay higher taxes? The Week In Tax · What’s in IRD’s briefing for its new Minister & the small business cashflow scheme is extended […]

A refresher on the tax deduction rules for working from home

A refresher on the tax deduction rules for working from home; Inland Revenue guidance on the meaning of ‘minor’ for subdivisions; and Are New Zealand’s tax policy settings correct? The Week In Tax · Working from home allowances, what is work of a minor nature, tax policy Transcript The big news this week, obviously, is […]

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The unknown unknowns in tax

What are the “Unknown unknowns” of tax?  Our 3 stories from the week in tax The financial arrangements regime and Inheritance Tax Wage theft and missing PAYE and KiwiSaver contributions National’s tax policy – indexing thresholds, changes to the bright-line test and loss ring-fencing Podcast transcript In February 2002, in the run up to the […]

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 […]

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