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The way employers report payroll information to Inland Revenue (IRD) is changing. From 1 April 2018, IRD introduced a new electronic reporting system, providing employers the option of filing payroll information every payday...

Proposed Tax Changes

The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2018-19, Modernising Tax Administration, and Remedial Matters) Bill was introduced into Parliament in June 2018. The Bill seeks to improve tax administration and modernise the revenue system by making tax “simpler...

Parental Leave Update

Until recently, new parents received paid parental leave for just 18 weeks, one of the lowest allowances in the OCED. Parliament originally voted to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks back in 2016, however the previous Government vetoed the...

Holiday Pay

The MBIE Labour Inspectorate have recently announced that they are going to prioritise employer compliance with the Holiday Pay Act. They expect businesses to calculate leave and holiday pay entitlements accurately. However, a growing number of...

Four-day working weeks

The idea of a four-day working week might previously have seemed like a dream, but one Kiwi company is looking to make it a reality. Perpetual Guardian recently concluded an eight-week trial of the shortened working week, with managing director...

New myiR system online services

New myiR system online services

In April 2018 Inland Revenue are releasing the latest myIR upgrade to provide more advanced online services for you – and there’s more to come. All of the Inland Revenue online services will be unavailable in order to make these...

Mini-budget – families package

Mini-budget – families package

The Labour coalition made immediate changes when they were elected into government, starting with repealing National’s planned tax bracket changes. Labours new ‘mini-budget’ is intended to benefit low-income earners, middle-income families with...

Pros & Cons – cloud accounting

There is a growing trend for businesses today, whatever their size, to move to the “cloud”. The cloud is an online platform to make data and software accessible, anytime, anywhere and from any device. Gone are the days of being chained to your...

Mixed Use Assets

Mixed Use Assets

When an asset, such as a bach or a boat, is used both privately and to generate income, prescriptive rules exist within the Income Tax Act that determine the extent to which a tax deduction is available. Expenses broadly fall into three...