The week's tax news in one handy summary.
New Zealand Tax
- I'm talking to Ryan Bridge on @RadioLIVENZ just after 10 this morning about @nzlabour & @NZNationalParty respective families & tax packages
- I spoke to Diana Clement on this; it's something we lack good data about | Paying tradies cash not okay
- Here's me talking with Ryan Bridge on @RadioLIVENZ yesterday | Who has the better tax deal for you?
- A timely warning on how the 'brightline' test could apply in a divorce | The taxing problem of the 'brightline' test
- Not sure about DPT but more investigation resources won't go amiss | Labour threatens punitive tax on multinationals
- Not entirely convinced myself yet | Tax expert explains Labour's diverted profit tax
- Probably lucky to only get 7 1/2 months home detention | Gisborne retailer hid $1m in cash to avoid tax
- More about the proposed DPT | Labour to give tax evading multinationals the smack National doesn't want to go near
- Using anti-avoidance rules better option in my view | Labour to give tax evading multinationals the smack National
- Ministry of Justice just called from an anonymous number wanting details about a client but wouldn't disclose why. Perfectly reasonable eh?
- Government releases proposals to improve IRD's administration of social policy. Submissions close 15th September
- I've been asked to talk about these proposals on @Breakfaston1 tomorrow from 7.20 or so. Looking forward to it.
- Unusual timing. But presumably for an upgrade of some sort.
- Wonder if this is when the rumoured mass redundancies are being announced
- I can't see why IRD is doing this - just looks bad | IRD keeps 'secret' impact of proposed changes
- As a tax practitioner I'm concerned at the scale of these cuts | IRD plans to cut one-third of its workforce by 2021
- Former IRD-staffer Andrea Black is VERY unimpressed by the proposed IRD restructure. So am I | Nothing much at stake
- Another sceptic about IRD changes references my comments to Radio NZ | Gordon Campbell on the ch-ch-changes at IRD
United Kingdom Tax
- IRD have not yet tried to follow the UK's unpopular lead | Quarterly business reporting is postponed for two years
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