Retail NZ Asks Nash to Stand by GST Commitment

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ Asks Nash to Stand by GST Commitment Retail NZ is asking Revenue Minister the Hon Stuart Nash to stand by his commitment to make sure that foreign websites are paying their share of GST, after reports that he “jumped the gun” in … Read more »

Chartered accountants want training from IR

Press Release – Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Issues experienced with GST changes earlier this year have prompted Chartered Accountants to request more training from Inland Revenue (IR) ahead of the implementation of the new income tax system, the latest Satisfaction with IR survey released today … Read more »

Retail NZ Welcomes Government Commitment on GST

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed comments by Revenue Minister the Hon. Stuart Nash that the Government will “absolutely” move to make foreign websites register for GST. Read more »

Coal for Christmas – more borrowing on the horizon

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Grant Robertsons fiscal plans look to be exposed, with ANZ now forecasting $13 billion more in Government borrowing than was projected in the past Government’s PREFU , says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Read more »

Coal for Christmas – more borrowing on the horizon

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Grant Robertsons fiscal plans look to be exposed, with ANZ now forecasting $13 billion more in Government borrowing than was projected by Labour in the lead up to the election, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Read more »

Facilities necessary, but Emirates Team NZ can fund itself

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Finance Minister Grant Robertson should be ruling out even more taxpayers money being used to support Team New Zealands private sponsors, says the Taxpayers Union . Read more »

Australian Study Shows GST Registration Best Option

Press Release – Retail NZ

Australian Study Shows GST Registration Best Option for Foreign Websites Retail NZ says that an Australian Productivity Commission report released today reinforces the fact that our Government should move immediately to make foreign websites register … Read more »

NZ Super Fund used Appleby law firm

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 8 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has used the Bermuda-based law firm Appleby at the centre of the ‘Paradise Papers’ tax papers. Read more »

5 steps governments can take to stop another #ParadisePapers

Press Release – Oxfam

Governments must take five immediate steps to stop corporations and the super-rich cheating poor countries out of over $170 billion in tax revenues every year, said Oxfam today in the wake of the Paradise Papers leak. Read more »

NZ govt’s operating deficit in line with expectations

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ govt’s operating deficit in line with expectations in first three months; debt below forecast Read more »

Auckland Council receives first value for money reviews

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Councils Finance and Performance committee today received the first four reviews of its three-year value for money programme, agreeing to endorse the recommendations and investigate how they can be implemented. Read more »

Paradise Papers: NZ Govt urged to demonstrate leadership

Press Release – Oxfam NZ

The New Zealand Government has a huge opportunity to demonstrate leadership on the global stage in reforming the worlds rigged and unjust global tax system, Oxfam said today. Read more »

Tell Goff to control spending instead of adding taxes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Tell Goff to control spending instead of adding taxes The Government should tell Phil Goff and his council to control their spending to free up money for public transport rather than letting them raid Aucklanders wallets with a regional fuel tax, National … Read more »

Businessman gets 25 months’ jail for failing to pay PAYE

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Christchurch businessman gets 25 months’ jail for failing to pay PAYE POSTED 03 NOVEMBER 2017 Read more »

Construction Boss Gets 14 Months’ Jail for Tax Evasion

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

A Christchurch company director has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for misappropriating nearly $370,000 in tax deductions from his employees wages. Read more »

Charities’ Funding Allocation Rules under Consideration

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Feedback is being sought from the not-for-profit sector as Inland Revenue considers the rules over who can operate as a donee organisation in New Zealand. Read more »

Clark wrong on sugar tax

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Contrary to Health Minister David Clarks claim of growing evidence around the effectiveness of a sugary drink tax , wherever the tax has been tried it has resulted in far less impact on consumption than expected, points out the Taxpayers … Read more »

Q+A: Grant Robertson interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Judge our Government on how we lift productivity, says Finance Minister. The Labour-NZ First Government has made some pretty significant moves on lifting New Zealands productivity already says the Finance Minister Grant Robertson. We … Read more »

NZ regional fuel tax comes as global tide turns

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 27 (BusinessDesk) – A regional petrol tax to help fund Auckland city’s transport infrastructure comes amid a global change in the air for user-pays funding for major projects, provided the benefits stack up for those footing the bill. Read more »

What will make New Zealanders support a fuel tax

Press Release – Horizon Research Limited

It seems not much is new about the way Aucklanders view a proposed fuel tax Read more »

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