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Terry’s Tax Roundup – 16 – 22 December 2018

The week’s tax news in one handy summary. 

New Zealand Tax

  • My last column of the year for http://interest.co.nz  looks at the TWG’s interim conclusions on taxing capital

https://t.co/f7p46SGSEg

  • Fair point on inflation: the alternative would be to adopt the risk-free rate of return. Not sure the Taxpayers’ Union base would like that | Capital gains tax: Let’s not tax Kiwis for ‘paper gains’ on property and savings

https://t.co/2gdnA0sLbE

  • A Christmas Tax Frenzy

https://t.co/V6mLhB3LJ8

  • Will the Tax Working Group solve an intractable issue that politicians have endlessly kicked down the road?   I review the possible approaches to CGT introduction in NZ http://interest.co.nz

https://t.co/qMhghCBmFa

  • Pretty explosive claims here from Troy Bowker | Treaty claims could be the straw that breaks the back of capital gains tax

https://t.co/dy9V07FQ66

  • Just re-upping my final column of the year for http://interest.co.nz about the TWG’s interim conclusions on taxing capital

https://t.co/f7p46SGSEg

  • My final newsletter for the year has an overview of the latest tax bill and a reminder about deductibility of Christmas entertainment expenditure

https://t.co/V6mLhBlmAG

  • Some Christmas reading for you – my final newsletter for the year has an overview of the latest tax bill and a reminder about deductibility of Christmas entertainment expenditure

https://t.co/V6mLhBlmAG

  • The year in tax has been dominated by the progress of the Tax Working Group so here’s my latest column on its prognostications |

https://t.co/f7p46SGSEg

  • This was a lot of fun to write – Top 10 on Tax from earlier this year

https://t.co/eHmc05ae3G

  • IMO there’s a good case for hypothecating any such tax and using it for drug education | How much could New Zealand earn from taxing legal cannabis?

https://t.co/ZxPMKsOkJC

IRD news

  • Payday filing will be a mixed blessing because it will increase compliance costs for smaller businesses.  One option might be to consider using a payroll provider such as Smart

https://twitter.com/NZInlandRevenue/status/1073321928847433731

  • There will be a heap more of these from next April when the automatic square-up goes online. Be vigilant. | Inland Revenue warns about new tax return scam

https://t.co/BXUNcwjmyy

  • Be prepared for refund scams

https://t.co/r7UoFVbecG

Australia Tax

  • Even allowing for the relative sizes of the economies the scale of the negative gearing in Australia is breath-taking |

After a 96 year losing streak, is time up for negative gearing? via @smh

https://t.co/e47Bd6tx0Z

Europe Tax

  • The French Finance Minister has an unwelcome Christmas present for the tech giants which he estimates will raise 500 million euros in a full year | France to push ahead with digital tax starting Jan 1

https://t.co/qze2sXS71r

I follow interesting tax news stories from around the world and share them on Twitter. 

These are a selection of our best tweets from the previous week. 

If you’d like to see all of our tweets, feel free to follow us @BCLTax or join our newsletter to receive this weekly in an email.

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