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Tax

Is your approach to tax seamless globally? RSM members provide international tax services to help put you in control, worldwide.

Stay on top of tax changes

When you are operating across a range of global markets, it takes a huge amount of time and dedication to stay on top of the ever-increasing complexity of tax rules around the world.  RSM specialise in working with organisations and individuals that require in-depth, up-to-date knowledge of local rules allied to seamless co-operation between tax professionals in different jurisdictions.


 

Fast Tax Fact: Samoa double tax agreement

The New Zealand - Samoa double tax agreement "DTA" is now in force. 
3 February 2016

What is provisional tax?

Provisional tax is not a separate tax.  It is income tax paid in advance during the year because of the way you, your company or your trust earns its income.  Provisional tax helps you to “spread the load” to avoid a large end of year tax bill. 
27 January 2016

Press release - Emily Xu promoted to Principal

New Zealand Chartered Accounting firm, RSM New Zealand have today announced the promotion of Ms Emily Xu to Principal of its Asian accounting group. She will continue to be responsible for the growth and development of specialised services to migrant and overseas investors. 
11 January 2016

A trustee's tax liability

Did you know trustees are personally liable for the tax obligations of a trust? You may think this is obvious, but have you thought about what tax consequences there may be when you resign as a trustee? The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) have recently released a notice reminding trustees to keep their records up to date -
21 December 2015
Tax on Christmas presents and parties

Tax on Christmas presents and parties

If you’re holding a Christmas function or giving work gifts, you may be able to claim tax back.
1 December 2015

On the fringe of an IRD Review?

The Fringe Benefit tax (FBT) rules are complex and often misunderstood by employers. FBT seeks to tax all non-cash benefits provided by an employer to an employee or shareholder-employee as a result of their employment, with the obligation to return the tax falling on the employer.
29 October 2015

GST changes on imported services and digital content

Are you on-line with the proposed GST changes on imported services and digital content?
21 August 2015
Who holds the keys to change?

Who holds the keys to change?

Getting change to occur in any organisation is difficult. Often it seems even more so in the NFP/charity sector. We explore some of the reasons why and seek to answer the question; “Who holds the most effective keys to facilitating change.” Background
14 July 2015

Are you ready for your IRD risk review?

Multinationals are the focus of the IRD for the next two years
19 May 2015

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Tax : reminders and important dates

15 January
Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments, GST and employers' returns and payments due  more

28 January
GST returns and payments due  more

7 February
Do you have a bill to pay by 7 February?  more

28 February
Provisional tax payments for ratio option customers and GST returns and payments due  more
28 March
GST returns and payments due  more

31 March
Student loan repayments due for overseas-based borrowers more

Final date for ratio option provisional tax applications more

7 April
Did you have a bill to pay by 7 April? more
30 April
Received your tax credit claim form for donations or childcare? more
7 May
Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments, GST returns and payments due  more
28 May
GST returns and payments due  more
28 June
Provisional tax payments for ratio option customers and GST returns and payment due more

7 July
Due date for income tax returns more

* If you are with a registered tax agent, this due date is extended to 31 March the following year

28 July
GST returns and payments due  more
28 August
Provisional tax instalments, student loan interim payments, GST returns and payments due  more
28 September
GST returns and payments due  more
30 September
Student loan repayments due for overseas-based borrowers more
28 October
Provisional tax payments for ratio option customers and GST returns and payments due more

28 November
GST returns and payments due  more