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Keep up to date with latest news and views and be informed on the issues concerning your business by subscribing to our monthly newsletters. All newsletters are archived so you can access prior issues in old newsletters.

Newsletter - Issue 4 2017 [355 Kb]
Includes: Technology and R&M, Accommodation allowances, Team development, Voluntary disclosures, Sneezing colleagues, Holding gold

Newsletter - Issue 3 2017 [368 Kb]
Includes: The business of immigration, Proof of intention, Budget 2017, PAYE changes and tax simplification, YouTube receipts, Tax innovation

Newsletter - Issue 2 2017 [106 Kb]
Includes: Provisional tax improvements, The perils of PPOA, Targeted marketing activities, Taxation of insurance receipts, Nordic tax records, Excessive salaries

Newsletter - Issue 1 2017 [322 Kb]
Includes: Trust reforms, Importance of good record keeping, When is income from professional services derived?, Tax planning before 1 April 2017, FBT changes on the horizon, Unusual tax balance date

Newsletter - Issue 4 2016 [472 Kb]
Includes: Is your business cyber safe? How do we treat feasibility expenditure? Employee share schemes, IRD rulings, Farmhouse expenses, Nothing is certain - except death and taxes

Newsletter - Issue 3 2016 [355 Kb]
Includes: Winter blues tips, Witnessing history, Winding up a company, Labour's housing policy, Do you want tax with that? FBT reminder

Phishing Scam - June 2016 [67 Kb]
A telephone phishing scam is currently doing the rounds.  This message from the IRD provides more information.  If you receive any form of correspondence that you are unsure about, from someone claiming to be from the IRD, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Newsletter - Issue 2 2016 [90 Kb]
Includes:  Changes to how SMEs pay tax, Holiday pay mishaps, Compulsory zero rating of land, Slammed for gross carelessness, No relief for earthquake strengthening expenditure, Review of New Zealand foreign trusts, Creative tax deductions 

Newsletter - Issue 1 2016 [387 Kb]

Includes:  Employer provided carparks, Changes to the IRD's administration system, Structuring - to put your eggs in different baskets or not? Student loans - sharing with Australia, Relief for 'non residents', Australia shames non tax paying firms, We are jealous of the Norwegians

Newsletter - Issue 4 2015 [82 Kb]
Includes:  GST on foreign supplies, Changes to closely held company tax rules, Doing your own due diligence, Fit staff/fit business, Further cuts to ACC levies, The Jedi Society Incorporated 

Newsletter - Issue 3 2015 [374 Kb]

 Includes:  What is the cost of your fixed term debt?  The impact of 'dairy', Trusts and shareholder continuity, Land- themes of change, Deduction disallowed for management fee, Tax inspectors without borders, Trustpower case

Newsletter - Issue 2 2015 [373 Kb]

Includes:  Modernising New Zealand's tax system, Holding a parent company liable for the debts of its subsidiary, New tax bill, Health & safety reform, Summary of IRD rates, Pan tax

Newsletter - Issue 1 2015 [261 Kb]
Includes: Is it time to review your finance function?, A lesson for us all, Valuing diversity, Attribution of personal services income, International measures to prevent tax evasion & Terrible excuses for missing tax return deadlines

Newsletter - Issue 4 2014 [418 Kb]
Includes: Reduced financial reporting requirements for SMEs, Tax payments - when received in time, Women in the workforce, Easing up on easements, Business structuring, Tax residency case overturned, Drones reveal tax evasion

Newsletter - Issue 3 2014 [80 Kb]
Includes:
Capital Gains Tax
2014 Budget
Motor vehicle options
Debt vs equity

Newsletter - Issue 2 2014 [69 Kb]
Includes:
GST on/off food
Managing working capital
Home is where the heart is - tax residency
Working with difficult people
IT system revamp for IRD
Billions raised through UK tax cut

Newsletter - Issue 1 2014 [51 Kb]
Includes:  
Planning ahead
Deferring our income for tax purposes
Year end chores
New tax bill - allowances & reimbursements
Buying & selling land - the taxpayer loses
Bomb squad needed by the IRD

Newsletter - Issue 4 2013 [101 Kb]
Includes: Mixing Business with Pleasure - Deductibility of Companion's Travel Expenses, Grouping Companies for GST Purposes, Is Ignorance Bliss?, Personal Guarantees provided in Commercial Leases, Incentivising Staff, Close Company Shareholder Eligibility for In-Work Tax Credit, Tax - the Way It Was.

Newsletter - Issue 3 2013 [453 Kb]
Includes: 2013 Budget, Changes to Financial Reporting for SMEs, The IRD gets it Wrong and Sues, A Man's Salary is from Mars, A Woman's Salary is from Venus, Simplifying Taxes on Foreign Superannuation Schemes, Interest Deductions

Newsletter - Issue 2 2013 [116 Kb]
Includes: Future Tax Changes, Damage to Reputation, Tax Minimisation, Revision of Trust Law, FBT on Carparks, World Class April Fools Day Pranks

Newsletter - Issue 1 2013 [78 Kb]
Includes: New Legislation for Mixed-Use Assets, The Leadership Challenge, Tax Treatment of Employee Allowances, Tax Statistics, How do your Employees Spend Their Day?

Payroll Changes - 1 April 2013 [1.50 Mb]
Important payroll changes from 1 April 2013 - Kiwisaver contributions increase, employing primary & secondary school children, ML & ML SL tax codes no longer valid, student loan repayment rate changes

Newsletter - Issue 4 2012 [94 Kb]
Includes: Business Survey Results, Property Developer Wins GST Case, Tax Update, Managing the Millenials, Qantas Loses Battle Over GST on Missed Flights, IRS Rewards Information on Tax Evasion

Newsletter - Issue 3 2012 [85 Kb]
Includes: Budget 2012, Repairs & Maintenance: Is it Capital or Revenue?, NZICA's Thoughts for Tax Changes for Small Business, Payroll - Help Wanted, Restraint of Trade: What is Reasonable?, Working for Families, Tax Deductions

Newsletter - Issue 2 2012 [79 Kb]
Includes: Paid Parental Leave, Interest & Penalties, Economic Relations NZ/Australia, ACC & Accident Insurance, Penny & Hooper

Newsletter - Issue 1 2012 [94 Kb]
Includes: Hidden Economy - How big is it?, Post-election agreements, Fraud risk, Continuing professional development, Common GST errors, IRD's building fit-out interpretation, Holiday pay & parental leave

Newsletter - Issue 4 2011 [93 Kb]
Includes: IRD wins final round against Penny & Hooper, Test case for justifiable dismissal, GST - What is a supply?, Banking relationships, Livestock valuation elections, Eat drink & be merry, for tomorrow we pay more tax

Newsletter - Issue 3 2011 [89 Kb]
Includes: Kiwisaver changes, Labour's Capital Gains Tax, compulsory zero-rating, change in confidentiality case law, tax system statistics, rental homes for Rugby World Cup, LTC elections

Newsletter - Issue 2 2011 [81 Kb]
Includes: Working for Families changes, business development basics, PAYE vs FBT, making the most of the 90 day trial period, earthquake relief

Newsletter - Issue 1 2011 [153 Kb]
 Includes:  Market salaries, key amendments to the Employment Relations Act, GST refund delays, building depreciation update, costs of relationship breakdowns, student loan repayment evasion & gift duty.

Newsletter - Issue 4 2010 [189 Kb]
Includes: GST changes, managing debtors, employment disputes insurance, QC and LAQC changes, trustee responsibilities, provisional tax, IRD work programme

Tax Changes - 1 October 2010 [125 Kb]
Essential tax changes checklist and a summary of the GST changes coming into effect from 1 October.

Newsletter - Issue 3 2010 [151 Kb]
Includes: GST increase, IRD v Penny and Hooper, Shareholders Agreements, R&D Vouchers, Gift Duty, Building Depreciation

Newsletter - Special Issue - Budget 2010 [37 Kb]
Special issue newsletter in regards to the Budget announced on 20 May 2010. Includes: Personal Tax Cuts, Working for Families Changes, Loss Attributing Qualifying Companies (LAQCs) and Qualifying Companies (QCs), Company Tax Rate Change, Depreciation & GST

Newsletter - Issue 2 2010 [61 Kb]
Includes: Paying Income Tax from Trading, GST Increase - Be Prepared, Cash Flow Forecasts & Budgets, Making Change Stick, IRD Recording Interviews, Kiwisaver & Business Transfers

Newsletter - Issue 1 2010 [61 Kb]
Includes: Income splitting, year end processing, LAQCs, associated persons rules, business relocation costs

Newsletter - Issue 4 2009 [76 Kb]
Includes: Bonuses, Mileage Rates, Legal Expenditure, Tax Working Group, FBT on Car Parks, Tax Pooling Changes

Newsletter - Issue 3 2009 [68 Kb]
Includes: Remuneration reviews, IRD compliance focus for 2009/10, Income protection insurance, Fines & penalties, Mortgages and residential properties in Australia

Newsletter - Issue 2 2009 [69 Kb]
Includes: Preparing your business for sale, GST refunds, renting out holiday homes

Newsletter - Issue 1 2009 [64 Kb]
Includes: 90 day trial period, help after redundancy, reimbursements and honoraria paid to volunteers, associated persons bill

Newsletter - Issue 4 2008 [65 Kb]
Includes: Remaining Robust in Times of Uncertainty, Charities - the Ongoing Saga, Managing Staffing Levels, Structuring for a New Investor, Family Tax Credit Increase, FBT Interest Rate for Low-Interest Loans, New Secondary Tax Rate

Newsletter - Issue 3 2008 [65 Kb]
Includes: Improvements for small & medium sized enterprises, The IRD - Umpiring its own game? Income splitting, Associated persons update, Personal tax rate change, Recognition of trans-tasman dividend credit

Newsletter - Issue 2 2008 [65 Kb]
Includes: Donations & Rebates, Changes to Partnerships, Family Assistance, Recruitment

Newsletter - Issue 1 2008 [577 Kb]
Includes: Important note on GST & Provisional tax alignment, Withholding payment regulations, induction programmes, tax changes for small to medium sized businesses, student loan repayment threshold changes