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Fringe benefit tax

Fringe benefit tax How workable is the Greens Party’s wealth tax? Is unemployment insurance on the cards? The Week In Tax · FBT & motor vehicles, how workable is the Green Party’s wealth tax & unemployment insurance Transcript The new car sales results in July turned out to be something of a surprise, with 8,400 new passenger […]

A tax law change could be of major benefit to Kiwis with Australian superannuation funds

A tax law change could be of major benefit to Kiwis with Australian superannuation funds Rethinking the taxation of redundancy Google’s 2019 results highlight the difficulties of taxing the digital giants The Week In Tax · Australian superannuation, changing taxation of redundancy, Google and tax Transcript This week, a seemingly arcane tax change could be […]

The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020-21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill introduced covering purchase price allocation, taxation of land, feasibility expenditure and trusts

The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020-21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill introduced covering purchase price allocation, taxation of land, feasibility expenditure and trusts Inland Revenue phone issues Last week for applications for the small business cashflow scheme The Week In Tax · A new tax bill, Inland Revenue isn’t answering the phones, small business […]

The Small Business Cash Flow Scheme

The Small Business Cash Flow Scheme Inland Revenue’s guidance on the sharing economy Employees claiming home office expenditure The Week In Tax · Small Business Cashflow Scheme, the sharing economy, home office allowances Transcript With the move to Alert Level Two, there’s some level of normality being restored, and most businesses are now able to […]

Inland Revenue releases a determination on payments to employees for working from home

Inland Revenue releases a determination on payments to employees for working from home COVID-19 tax measures legislation is introduced Provisional tax is due 7th May   Transcript This week, Inland Revenue releases a determination on payments to employees for working from home. The COVID-19 tax measures legislation is introduced and in case you forgot, Provisional […]

Latest guidance from Inland Revenue on Covid-19 tax measures

Latest guidance from Inland Revenue on Covid-19 tax measures Draft guidance from Inland Revenue on tax implications of owning overseas rental property and application of financial arrangements rules DIA ruling on AML-CFT   Transcript. This week, the latest from Inland Revenue on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Inland Revenue releases draft guidance for consultation […]

New temporary loss carry-back regime – will it help small businesses?

New temporary loss carry-back regime –  will it help small businesses? The inherent flaw in the foreign investment fund regime; and The rules around claiming deductions for working at home   Transcript In today’s podcast, will the latest government tax measures help small businesses? The inherent flaw in the foreign investment fund regime. And we […]

This week more on the Governments COVID-19 package

The risks of underpaying yourself A cash flow trap for those transferring their pension and superannuation schemes to New Zealand More year-end tax planning   Transcript The government’s Covid-19 package, announced on Tuesday has been welcomed almost universally, but it’s also been given rise to a lot of questions about the specifics of the regime. Accountants and […]

Special edition looks at the tax measures in today’s $12.1 billion stimulus package

Depreciation on buildings restored Low value asset write-off limit increased to $5,000 Residual income tax threshold raised to $5,000 Inland Revenue to have discretion to write off use of money interest Transcript The Government has released details of its COVID-19 support package and I’m here to discuss the four specific tax measures which form part of that response. These […]

John Lohrentz on tax implications of methane emissions

Progressive taxation on biological methane is John Lohrentz’s proposal to the New Zealand government as a tool to transition to a low carbon economy.   This week we look further into the importance of environmental taxation I raised last week, my first guest for this year is John Lohrentz, who works at the intersections of […]

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