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$2 billion a year Family Incomes Package announced, commencing 1 April 2018 that will make changes to tax thresholds, Working for Families and the Accommodation Supplement to help Kiwi families get ahead.
The Minister believes it is a first step towards simplifying the income tax system.
President Trump's aggressive tax reforms may not take effect until 2018.
Alliott Group member firm Bowman & Company explains why and what this could mean for global trade.
Xero is taking one step more to make filing returns a breeze- with new E-Sign feature. We outline how.
Chronic bad payers of tax – take heed.
NZ Inland Revenue is going to have the power to disclose tax debts to debt collectors.
In essence, providing food and wine gifts are only 50% deductible. Historically there has been ambiguity around this but as of 1 September 2016 it is definitely only 50%. (This is of particular relevance to real estate agents.)
Where are the highest rates of corporate tax? And who pays none at all?
Discover what the French spend their “Google Tax” on and why Canadian cereal companies are so keen to put toys in their boxes.
We take a look at the IRD documentation requirements and how the rules may apply in unexpected situations as a result of the definition of “offshore RLWT” person".
Companies having 66% or more common shareholding can be grouped for tax purposes.
We briefly outline how it works.
Survey of Auckland tradespeople shows an Inland Revenue campaign highlighting cash jobs has hit home, with four in five believing they’ll get caught if they cheat on their taxes.
The survey of nearly 420 tradies shows that the message that doing under-the-table jobs is a tax crime is getting through.