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Tax insights

Our tax insights below help to keep you ahead of the game.


 

7 July vs 31 March - when is your tax return due?

5 July 2017
Did you know that if you use a registered tax agent like RSM New Zealand, you are granted an extension of time to file an income tax return? The most common tax period in New Zealand is from 1 April to 31 March the following year, but are you aware that there are two different deadlines for filing a return?

New transfer pricing developments bring new risk for New Zealand multinationals

3 November 2016
The Inland Revenue Department (“IRD”), as we expect, is continuing its work tightening the so called “loopholes” in New Zealand’s (“NZ’s”) current tax regime for multinational enterprises (“MNE’s”).

Undeclared cash jobs in construction sector

25 October 2016
Undeclared cash in the construction sector remains a high priority for the Inland Revenue (IR).  You’ll probably recall recent advertising that they have done, and you may have seen the advertising that they are running at the moment.

Do you provide remote services to NZ residents?

12 October 2016
Are you a non-resident business supplying remote services to NZ resident consumers? If so, you may be required to be registered for New Zealand GST and charge GST on services provided to NZ resident customers from 1 October 2016. When do you need to register for GST? You will need to be registered for GST when:

Effective law change for related party transactions and transfer pricing documentation

16 August 2016
There has been a lot of commentary regarding the Organisation for Economic Co-ordination and Developments (“OECD”) base erosion and profit shifting (“BEPS”) report.

New residential land tax from 1 July

28 June 2016
You may be aware that Residential Land Withholding Tax (RLWT) will soon apply to sales of certain properties in New Zealand. Will the implications of this new regime be relevant to you or your business?

IRD’s 2015 international questionnaire and basic compliance package

26 April 2016
In February 500 tax payer groups received a letter from the Inland Revenue Department (“IRD”) as part of their basic compliance package (“BCP”) process.

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