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Taxing land sales

This week in tax Inland Revenue issues consultation on habitual buying and selling of land Two Tax Working Group recommendations on feasibility expenditure and shareholder continuity approved Inland Revenue issues Automatic Exchange of Information letters Podcast Transcript [to follow]

Marjan van den Belt on environmental taxes

This week Terry discusses environmental taxes and policy with Marjan van den Belt, environmental economist and member of the Tax Working Group. Full Transcript

Andrea Black and the Tax Working Group

Andrea joins Terry to talk about what it was like working as the independent advisor to the Tax Working Group.  They discuss whether Inland Revenue is under-resourced; The differences between the 2001, 2008 and 2018 Tax Working Groups as Andrea was involved with all three and whether it was all “worth it”. Episode transcript The […]

Will there will be one Capital Gains Tax to rule them all?

In case you’ve not heard, the big news this week is the start of the final season of Game of Thrones.  Oh yes, we also should hear which of the Tax Working Group’s recommendations the Government proposes to implement. Judging from media commentary over the past few weeks “Winter is coming” would not inspire as […]

Tax podcast, Terry Baucher

29th March 2019 Podcast

Tax Working Group’s capital gains tax is scrutinised.
We find out how much tax farmers in New Zealand actually pay.
International Monetary Fund challenges Tech companies.

A taxing year looms

The year ahead in tax will be dominated by this week’s release of the Tax Working Group’s final report.  The TWG is expected to recommend the introduction of a realisation based capital gains tax to close a perceived major gap in New Zealand’s tax system. The coming debate over CGT will almost certainly drown out […]

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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 […]

NZ tax, tax brackets increase, tax and inflation?

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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