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 […]
1966 and all that: The chequered history of entertainers, sports stars and tax What have William Shakespeare, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, U2, Norman Wisdom, Richard Burton, Boris Becker, Lionel Messi, Christian Ronaldo and Bobby Moore all got in common? They are but a few of the many, very many, actors, entertainers and sports stars who […]
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 […]
A free-ranging discussion with journalist, academic and author Max Rashbrooke about taxing wealth, especially on those who have it and who are ‘not in the system’, and who ‘pay very little tax now’. Podcast Transcript
This week in tax The impact of Brexit and the financial arrangements regime The Government’s tax policy work programme for the next 18 months 15 years ago… Podcast transcript
The role of a finance minister is hugely important as they together with their Treasury department set the direction for an economy. Tax is a major part of any finance minister’s responsibilities, but for some finance ministers tax reforms are the key part of their legacy. Here are five finance ministers with a huge tax legacy. Jean-Baptiste […]
I have just uploaded my slides presented to the Trusts Special Interest Group about the court case between Blackburn Trustees and Crowe Horwath International in the High Court and the lessons we can draw from this judgement about Capital Gains Tax and the Brightline Test. Blackburn Trustees and the Brightline Test #tax from Baucher Consulting Limited
The Government announces its decision not to introduce a Capital Gains Tax in this parliament. Terry runs through the TWG proposals and the implications for New Zealand. 11 recommendations are likely to be implemented by the Inland Revenue. Others such as Environmental, Water and Maori related taxes are not. My articles on the topic published elsewhere: […]
Terry Baucher summarises the top 3 stories from this week in tax. The Brightline Test and professional advice The Te Ao Māori capital gains tax case It’s tax filing season The case discussed is GG & GE Blackburn Trustee Ltd v Crowe Horwath (NZ) Ltd  NZHC 366 HC Auckland, 8 March 2018. (There’s a […]
Cullen Group law case against Inland Revenue.
The Act to generate automatic tax refunds by Inland Revenue.
Digital Services Tax affecting Google, Facebook adverts booked in New Zealand.