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Anyone who provides lodging or ride-sharing services through an online marketplace in New Zealand, such as Airbnb or Uber, will be affected by new Goods and Services Tax (GST) changes, which came into force on April 1, 2024. What is the new legislation?Prior to 1 April..

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Tax Relief for Adverse Weather Events

by Anthony Strevens 28 Feb 23

The IRD have recently announced ways in which they can provide some relief for those hit by the recent adverse weather events. Although these measures are not new, it is useful to know about them and to be aware the IRD will actively consider application..

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Politics and Tax

by Anthony Strevens 19 Dec 22

With all the changes in tax law in recent years, there has been plenty of speculation about what a change in government might mean for the tax landscape. Whilst the National Party has not released their final tax policy ahead of next year’s election, on their..

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Update on rules for trust tax returns

by Anthony Strevens 28 Apr 22

In January, GRA’s Professional Trustee team wrote a blog on the new requirements trusts must meet when filing their tax returns. In this article, I go into a little more detail about the financial information that must be disclosed to the IRD.But first, why have..

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Christmas Business Expenses

by Anthony Strevens 25 Nov 21

It’s that time of year again and even for those who have been locked up for the last three months, the ability to get out and about for Christmas parties and lunches is back on the menu. But as a business owner, can you claim..

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IRD Requiring More Trust Information

by Anthony Strevens 29 Jun 21

As part of the increase in the top individual tax rate to 39%, the government has brought in the requirement to provide Inland Revenue more information in your trust tax returns. This applies from the 2022 tax year onwards. They have done this to ensure..

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Covid Support - March 2021

by Anthony Strevens 03 Mar 21

Following the latest changes in alert levels in Auckland and across the country, there are now new government support packages available. These are on top of the support that is already in place such as the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme and Small Business Cash Flow..

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Overseas income a hot topic for IRD

by Anthony Strevens 13 Dec 20

Back in October 2019, John Rowe wrote an article about the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) whereby tax authorities in many international jurisdictions are sharing information regarding their nationals who are living abroad. In other words, if you have investments or income overseas, and especially..

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Cryptocurrency and Tax

by Anthony Strevens 09 Nov 20

The tax rules relating to cryptocurrency have been long been an area of confusion due to the fact that the nature of cryptocurrencies means they don’t fit neatly into any current tax laws. Now, however, IRD have confirmed their view on a variety of issues..

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