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27 July 2020

Inland Revenue signals their attention to offshore employers with New Zealand-based employees

With the current global pandemic more and more kiwis are returning home and continuing to work for their offshore employer.

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5 June 2020

Changes to Property Tax Exemptions slipped in latest Tax Bill

The Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020-21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Bill was introduced to Parliament on 4 June. The Honourable Stuart Nash said this legislation was to “support growth and assist businesses on the road to economic recovery.

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7 May 2020

Tax law changes for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Inland Revenue has released an update for businesses affected by COVID-19 covering recent tax changes. These changes are intended to help businesses with the impacts of COVID-19.

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6 May 2020

GST Considerations due to COVID-19

As of Thursday, 14 May 2020 we are at Alert Level 2. This means that even more businesses will be allowed to resume operations.

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29 April 2020

Inland Revenue’s timing concessions due to COVID-19

Residence Issues   Inland Revenue has released a public statement relating to the unintended and unprecedented consequences for tax residence rules due to COVID-19.

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16 April 2020

COVID-19 Related Tax Relief

New legislation has provided support for New Zealand taxpayers having difficulties paying their taxes in full and on time as a result of COVID-19’s impact on income and business. The aim is to help maintain business’ long term viability.

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