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NZ Government COVID-19 Response

The New Zealand Government announced a Business Continuity Package to assist businesses struggling due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

There...

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GST on low value imported goods

From 1 December 2019, overseas businesses selling low value goods to consumers in New Zealand may need to register for, collect and return Goods and...

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Rental Property Changes

From the 2019-20 income year, you can only claim deductions on the amount of income you earn from the property.  You can no longer use excess...

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IRD moving on from Cheques

From 1 March 2020, the IRD will no longer accept payment by cheque or cheques dated after 1 March 2020 from customers who are able to pay another...

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Tax Working Group

The report is wide-ranging and it would be impractical to comment on it all in this publication. You will receive a fair amount of material from...

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Proposed Ring Fenced Losses May Never Be Claimable

Inland Revenue distinguishes between situations where the profit on the sale of the property is going to be taxed and where it is not going to be...

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Exemption From Filing Electronically

Inland Revenue has produced operating statement 19/01. It sets out the criteria for a person to be granted an exemption from the requirement to file...

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Tax Write Offs

The Finance and Expenditure Committee is recommending the current tax Bill before parliament be amended so tax owing of $50 or less can be written off...

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Planned Contacts with Employers about Payday Filing

This is to let you know that we’ll be sending emails and letters to all employers on the 15th of October. We’ll be reminding them they must shift to...

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Who Will Own Your Next Investment?

Taken from Wakefield Lawyers - wakefieldslaw.com

Purchasing an investment property is an exciting time regardless of if it’s your first or fifth...

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Reminder: Minimum wage has changed

On 1 April 2018, the minimum wage rate rose 75c to $16.50 an hour before tax.  If you pay your workers minimum wage, you should have already updated...

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Change to paid parental leave: What it means for your business

From 1 July 2018, the number of weeks a parent can get government-funded parental leave payments increases from 18 weeks to 22 weeks.

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