Lawyer evades bankruptcy on IRD's 'considerable' delay

Mon 23 Nov 1

The Auckland lawyer opposed his adjudication on the grounds the time to serve his notice should not have been extended twice.

Proto-conservative philosopher Edmund Burke

Power, big government, and Kiwi constitutionalism


One minister, in order to be able to say she did not get unpalatable advice, is reputed to now tell officials to withdraw that advice – with special audio feature.

Revenue Minister Todd McClay

Tax net tightens on offshore purchases, with video, music first in government's GST sights

Mon 16 Nov 15

The government plans to net the unpaid tax by requiring offshore suppliers to register and return GST if their sales exceed $60,000 in any 12 month period.

Michael Hill International chairman Michael Hill

Michael Hill's tax stoush a question of consistency

Mon 16 Nov

Michael Hill claimed tax deductions of $31 million between 2009 and 2013.

PWC New Zealand tax partner Geof Nightingale

Tax information sweep brings major extension of state power

Mon 16 Nov 2

Tax secrecy changes mean firms' financial information could be used for reasons other than for tax – with special feature audio.

$100m plus tax windfall crackdown on corporates

Fri 13 Nov

The government has reaped a $113 million windfall from tax “reassessments” of a group of large multinationals.


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