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Cunniffe: We’re world-class givers – but we could be giving more

Cunniffe: We’re world-class givers – but we could be giving more Lee Stace

By Chris Cunniffe Kiwis are a pretty generous bunch in terms of giving. What we are not so good at, though, is claiming a donation rebate from Inland Revenue (IRD) to which we are entitled and that enables us to give even more money to the causes we are passionate about. According to the most…

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New kids on the (tax pooling) block

New kids on the (tax pooling) block Lee Stace

From left: Cameron Carter, Denise Pimentel, James Stuart, Grace Evetts and Shaunnie Farr. The continued investment from Tax Management New Zealand (TMNZ) in customer support and client services means you may have heard a few different voices on the other end of the phone when you have contacted us recently. Five new staff members –…

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Smart Donation – the smarter way for donors to increase their generosity

Smart Donation – the smarter way for donors to increase their generosity Lee Stace

Kiwis can now claim a rebate on donations made to charities registered with Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) without providing a receipt. Our Smart Donation service liaises directly with a charity to which a donor has given money in order to get the required receipt and fill out the form needed by IRD for the donor…

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TMNZ happy with government’s revamp of business tax

TMNZ happy with government’s revamp of business tax Lee Stace

The chief executive of New Zealand’s largest tax pooling intermediary, Tax Management NZ (TMNZ), has applauded the New Zealand Government for its decision to be more lenient on how it will apply interest on provisional tax in the future. Prime Minister John Key announced today that Inland Revenue (IRD) will no longer subject businesses using…

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TMNZ staff going extra mile for Oxfam New Zealand

TMNZ staff going extra mile for Oxfam New Zealand Lee Stace

From left: Kaytlyn Brown, Penny Trent, Joanna Overall and Rueben Pathmanathan during their 50km walk in Whakatane. Four Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) staff members have raised more than $1600 for Oxfam New Zealand after walking 50km and nearly 14 hours in Whakatane last weekend. Joanna Overall, Kaytlyn Brown, Penny Trent and Rueben Pathmanathan participated in…

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Happy Easter from TMNZ

Happy Easter from TMNZ Lee Stace

The team at Tax Management NZ would like to wish you and your family a happy Easter. Be safe this long weekend, and we hope you have an enjoyable break. Our staff will be back on deck on Tuesday 29 March to help you manage your income tax payments.

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Take the sting out of underpaid 2015 income tax

Take the sting out of underpaid 2015 income tax Lee Stace

Find out how to eliminate IRD late payment penalties and reduce interest costs if you have not paid enough income tax. There is a method approved by Inland Revenue (IRD) that can ease the financial pressure on cashflow if the taxman has charged you late payment penalties and interest on underpaid 2015 income tax. It’s…

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Joel Slemrod talks weird taxes of the past

Joel Slemrod talks weird taxes of the past Lee Stace

Taxes on beards, bachelors, wigs and windows. As outlandish as these might sound, these taxes did exist at one point and were discussed recently by Robin Oliver Tax Policy Scholarships visiting lecturer and Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Joel Slemrod at a luncheon with…

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TMNZ donates $3600 to help Women’s Refuge in fight against domestic violence

TMNZ donates $3600 to help Women’s Refuge in fight against domestic violence Lloyd Evaroa

One call every six minutes. That is what the crisis line for Women’s Refuge deals with on a daily basis, the organisation’s CEO Ang Jury told TMNZ staff before accepting a donation of $3600 from her Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) counterpart Chris Cunniffe. The donation was the third and final one TMNZ made as part…

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Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand thanks TMNZ and our clients for support

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand thanks TMNZ and our clients for support Lloyd Evaroa

Last week, Tax Management NZ made a donation to the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, the second charity to receive a donation as part of our Christmas giving campaign. At a morning tea at TMNZ, CEO Chris Cunniffe presented a cheque for $3600 to the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand Events and Fundraising…

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