As a follow up to the IRD’s SDLU*s email of 21 January 2010: Section 8.3 Westpac have advised us of a new bank branch range of 1900-1999. This change impacts on the bank account number validations contained in section 8.3 of v3 of the 2010/2011 payroll specification. Section 2.2.3 and 2.2.4 Regarding the
Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson said the increase was in line with the Consumer Price Index. \”We do not want to see workers priced out of the market, but we are confident that a 25c increase, in line with inflation, will not overly harm or discourage businesses from taking on new staff. \”If this is the
If you are still using the manual Employer monthly schedule IR348 and want to learn more about using the online version, IRD has created a series of online training modules to step you through the process. To view this range of learning modules use the following link: http://www.ird.govt.nz/help/demo/irfile/
If you are still using the manual Employer monthly schedule IR348 and want to learn more about using the online version, IRD has created a series of online training modules to step you through the process.
In this issue of Business Tax Update you can read about the new secondary tax rate, tax statistics, payroll giving, PAYE tax tables, preparing GST returns, child support deduction notices, GST on waste disposal levy, trusts and income allocation, associated persons definition, changes to RWT rates and thresholds, and GST on inbound tour operator fees.
Please ensure you are using version 3 of the 2010/2011 payroll specification and not version 2. IRD statistics show a number of copies of version 2 have been downloaded since version 3 was issued on 23rd December 2009. IRD sent two emails (23rd December 2009 & 15th January 2010) have been sent to payroll
Victoria University’s Tax Working Group today released its final report which considers the main challenges facing New Zealand’s tax system in the medium-term and suggests possible options to address them. For more information see the report and media statement at: http://www.taxpolicy.ird.govt.nz/
The Government has been advised to consider \”significant changes\” to make New Zealand’s tax system fairer and more effective. \”Put simply, the tax system is broken and needs to be fixed. We’ve suggested a number of ways this can be done,\” said Professor Bob Buckle, chair of the tax group which released its report today.
Holidays Act review group has produced its final report. http://dol.govt.nz/publications/research/holidays-act-review-2009/index.asp
The Holidays Act review group has produced its final report and it is available using the following link: http://dol.govt.nz/publications/research/holidays-act-review-2009/index.asp
Sixty-one per cent of people want the minimum wage lifted to $15 an hour, a Herald Summer Survey has found, weeks before the Government is to set the wage for this year. The minimum wage is now $12.50 an hour, and the Cabinet is expected to decide within a fortnight whether to increase it. Unions
This is a reminder that the current version of the Payroll Specification document V3, distributed to you on 23/12/09 is the one that you should be using. IRD has noted that Developers are still downloading version 2 which could cause them issues in the future. To avoid further confusion we have removed all
On the Trademe website there is a basic salary range guide available. It is very basic but will give you at least a range. This link gets to the page that details what the range is for payroll jobs. We are worth a lot more!! Payroll salary range: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Trade-me-jobs/Salary-guide/Accounting.htm