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Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

We have heard Inland Revenue is targeting claims for repairing leaky homes. The general principle for determining whether a new asset has been created is whether the “repairs” substantially rebuilds the whole of the asset.

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

The regional fuel tax will be collected at the distribution level, so will not directly affect our clients from the point of view of administration.Initially the tax will apply in the Auckland region but will be...

Published 19th June 2018 by Anonymous

When: For employees taking parental leave for a child born (or coming into theemployee’s care) from 1 July 2018What: The rules around parental leave are changing.The number of weeks that a parent...

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

Non-monetary gifts to employees are likely to be “unclassified fringe benefits”, or UFB, under tax law.Each employee is entitled to receive up to $300, including GST, worth of gifts per quarter, provided the total...

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

When: When you must comply varies depending on your business activity:• 1 July 2018 for lawyers and conveyancers• 1 October 2018 for accountants and bookkeepers•1 January 2019 for real estate agents.What: The...

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

There are some very real advantages of using CoverPlus Extra instead of the ordinary ACC cover. One of the main ones is that you can insure for a specified amount so if you...

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

When: Voluntary from 1 April 2018, compulsory from 1 April 2019What: Businesses will need to file payroll information every payday, rather than once a month.

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

The annual student loan repayment threshold increases from $19,136 to $19,448 from 1 April 2018. That means the pay-period repayment threshold for salary or wages increases from $368 to $374 per week.Repayment thresholds determine...

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

The recent scandal revealing Facebook information has been shared without the knowledge of users, has highlighted the need to review data privacy.

Published 19th June 2018 by RSM New Zealand Group

Direct debits can be useful for ensuring you pay your bills on time. However, sometimes they work against you.Jack set up a direct debit to pay his GST.