Although Inland Revenue had already put in place a number of urgent measures in response to last month’s Christchurch earthquake, the Government is looking at further measures in response to issues raised by the public, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne said today. \”I am very pleased with Inland Revenue’s response to the position people found themselves
In this issue you can read: – the 2011 national standard costs for specified livestock – standard practice statements on installment arrangements for payment of tax, requesting an installment arrangement for child support debt, and relief from repayment obligations for student loans. Plus these case notes: High Court declines to add new defendants to
Parliament has unanimously passed a bill creating a public holiday for the Christchurch earthquake commemoration, although some MPs think next Friday is too soon. Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson introduced the Canterbury Earthquake Commemoration Day Bill and it passed all its stages today. She said she expected tens of thousands would attend the commemoration in Hagley
DOL now have a new guide to the changes to the Employment Relations and Holidays Acts that are coming into effect from 1 April. This guide is now available on our website. It explains how the new changes work and how to apply them. More details are also available on the following topics: cashing up one week’s annual
In this issue: Changes to the GST rules, non-resident seasonal workers rate reduced, qualifying company changes and the new look-through company, tax help for businesses affected by the earthquake, GST on foreign currency invoices, new tax depreciation rules, Maori authority update, completing your employer monthly schedule, minimum family tax credit increase, ceasing to operate a
The date for a National Memorial Service to honor victims of the Christchurch earthquake will be March 18. The Prime Minister Mr. Key announced that the day will be a provincial holiday so the people of Canterbury can attend the National Memorial Service. Legislation will be required to do this.
In this issue you can read about E-Filers, IR 10 and disclosure obligations, qualifying company changes and the new look-through company, GST returns and 15% rate, tax depreciation rules, M*ori authorities rate reduced, changes to GST rules for land transactions, non-resident seasonal workers* rate, pension funds in the UK and the FIF rules, imputation account