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BNZ Bank FREE Event – Innovate or Stagnate

Monday 13th April, 11am, followed by lunch. TSB Hub, Camberwell Road, Hawera. Doug Avery and invited guests will talk about their hard won experience down on the farm. Doug will relate how he managed to turn desperation, after seven years of Marlborough drought, into a rural success story. SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Doug Avery of Bonavaree Farm,…
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International measures to prevent tax evasion When some individuals move overseas they stop fulfilling their NZ tax obligations (e.g. student loans and child support). In 2012 NZ signed up to The Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, however it only came into effect for NZ from 1 January 2015. As a result of…
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IRD Releases

The IRD appears to have been busy before the holidays, with a number of documents released in the lead up to, and after Christmas. A summary of the documents that have been released is provided below. PUB0214 - Scholarships and Bursaries Income tax law exempts certain scholarships and bursaries from income tax. The IRD has…
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Attribution of Personal Services Income

Many people are not aware that specific tax rules exist that can deem income derived by a company or trust to be derived by them personally. The rules were first introduced when the 39% tax rate was introduced to stop people getting a tax advantage by trading through a company or trust to access the…
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