NZPPA Employment Records Checklist

There are two official records that an employer must have, maintain and provide if requested, they are: The Wages and time record under Section 130 of the Employment Relations Act 2000, and The Holidays and leave records under Section 81 of the Holidays Act 2003 There is nothing in legislation that states that these records

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IRD: Simplifying the collection of tax on employee share schemes

IRD has released a special report that provides early information on changes to the tax rules affecting the collection of tax on benefits an employee receives from an employee share scheme. Benefits provided to an employee under a share purchase agreement are “employment income” for income tax purposes. To get the report go to: http://taxpolicy.ird.govt.nz/publications/2016-sr-employee-share-schemes/overview

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PAYROLL: MBIE’S VIEW ON WHAT GOES INTO HOLIDAYS ACT 2003 GROSS EARNINGS

Here is additional information sourced from MBIE’s internal training material on their view of what is included in gross earnings for leave under the Holidays Act 2003. There was an additional 6 pages of information that MBIE won’t provide stating legal privilege. NZPPA is presently fighting this through the Ombudsman and hope to gain access

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