Deloitte tax partner Campbell Rose

Court says building a business isn't part of running a business

Tue 7 Jul 1

Court of Appeal appears to have decided the costs of building a business aren’t part of the costs of running a business, says Deloitte's Campbell Rose.

Sir Bill Birch - in earlier days

Let the people vote on their taxes


For every dollar local councils take in rates, central government taxes 13.


Rodney Hide discusses his latest column on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

EY tax partner Dave Griffiths

Trustpower case creates 'black hole expenditure'

Fri 3 Jul 2

 An "ugly result” for the company but also has very worrying implications for a wide range of businesses, EY's Dave Griffiths says.


Jenny Ruth talks about Trustpower on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

Inland Revenue commissioner Naomi Ferguson (Rob Hosking)

UK regulators exempt some from pension transfer mess

Thu 25 Jun 1

UK regulators have granted a penalty exemption to some people who have transferred their UK pensions into KiwiSaver schemes.

Trustpower chief executive Vince Hawksworth

Taxman wins on appeal in Trustpower case

Fri 19 Jun

$10.6m tax bill after court rules on resource consent spending.

Lloyd Kavanagh

NZ foreign super rule changes exacerbates UK pension problem

Thu 18 Jun 3

“The whole matter is rather unfortunate from a New Zealand perspective," says expert.


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