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IRD leased building now owned by a syndication

Wed 27 May

Maat Property Group’s latest property syndication offering shares in the IRD’s leased building at Manukau.

Inland Revenue commissioner and chief executive Naomi Ferguson

NBR readers find IRD spying tactics fair

Wed 20 May

Do people think it’s fair for Inland Revenue to investigate potential compliance issues using “covert” visits?

How to fall foul of the new housing tax rules: tips from the NZ tax department

Mon 18 May 3

The bright line test and requirements that foreign buyers have IRD numbers and NZ bank accounts are the government's latest attempt to stem rampant house price inflation in Auckland.

IRD commissioner Naomi Ferguson

IRD using 'covert' investigation tactics

Mon 18 May 12

Tax investigators are going undercover.


Hamish McNicol discusses the IRD's covert activity on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Reserve Bank imposes Auckland-targeted investor rules – and drops heavy hint to the taxman

Wed 13 May 32

As signalled by NBR ONLINE earlier this week, the Reserve Bank is targeting property investors in the Auckland region.


Rob Hosking breaks down the Reserve Bank's stability report on NBR Radio, and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

English: "It depends on the function ... You’ve still got to have the core, coercive capacity of government to actually make people pay their tax"

Crunch time: Will IRD adopt Rod’s big ideas to save half a billion?

Fri 8 May 11

Xero boss uses conference to underline his ideas to slash the "obscene" cost of Inland Revenue’s $1.5b upgrade; NBR puts them to Bill English.


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