APN News & Media chief executive Ciaran Davis

APN reaches $36.3m tax settlement with IRD over convertible notes, other disputes

Fri 24 Jun 1

The settlement allows APN and its subsidiaries to use $56 million of deferred tax assets that will be written off for accounting purposes after the demerger.

Doug Hastie reorganised management and logistics at tech company Syft but he says a new focus on pushing its product was the key to its turnaround. “In New Zealand, sales is a dirty word,” he says

Hastie sets billion-dollar target for spruced-up Syft

Fri 24 Jun 1

With special feature audio.

Doug Hastie

Sky safe from Vodafone tax risk

Fri 17 Jun

Sky TV says its shareholders will be protected against any future tax challenge of Vodafone by the IRD if their merger goes ahead.

Graeme Hart

IRD owed $7m by Graeme Hart's UCI Holdings, judgment shows

Thu 9 Jun 5

Last week UCI filed for bankruptcy after missing a US$17.3 million interest payment to bondholders in February.

Finance Minister Bill English (Photo: Rob Hosking)

Editor’s Insight: Look again – there are nasty tax surprises in Budget 2016

Fri 27 May

Budget 2016 is a balancing act between the government spending more to meet the demands of a rising population while paying off debt and not raising taxes. With special feature audio.


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