The week's tax news in one handy summary.
New Zealand Tax
- My contribution to the PSA's "Ten perspectives on tax" looked at NZ's tax settings in an international context
- In the sixth of the PSA's "Ten perspectives on tax" Bob Stephens on how taxation is part of a social contract
- In the seventh of the PSA's "Ten perspectives on tax Paul Young on an improved ETS could make our tax system fairer
- The new "Netflix Tax" extending GST to offshore services might increase the overall tax take but other income tax proposals probably won't
- In the ninth article in the PSA's "Ten perspectives on tax" Susan St John looks at effective marginal tax rates
- In the final of the PSA's "Ten perspectives on tax" Shamubeel Eaqub questions the regulation of foreign trusts
- Good story on how new withholding tax rules help contractors | Tax headache made easier for 'middle-ground' workers
- My first contribution to AUT's Briefing Paper series looks at what's been happening to working for families
- Echoes points @BeeFaerie & I make in 'Tax and Fairness' | ANZ chief economist says CGT may be needed to lift savings
- Reinforces an existing trend | US to share more tax information about multinationals with New Zealand
- Part of implementation of Base Erosion & Profit Shifting initiative | New Zealand signs OECD Multilateral Instrument
- This all goes live on 1 July 2017
- Using myIR does away with the need for a tax refund agent, or accountant. But only if you are not required to file a tax return.
- "Super-rich" defined as someone worth more than NZ$55m | Super-rich evade on average nearly third of their due tax
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