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Paying income tax when it suits business cashflow

Paying income tax when it suits business cashflow Lee Stace

Job done! John Dale (left) working with Xpress Trailers of Silverdale on its revolutionary electro-hydraulic tip trailer. Photo: Supplied. We speak to Battery Technology New Zealand to find out how TMNZ provides it with the flexibility to align provisional tax payments to its cashflow cycles. Seasonal cashflow can make income tax payments difficult for businesses, but…

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Providing much-needed breathing space

Providing much-needed breathing space Lee Stace

Sara and Steve Owen. Photo: Stuart Munro, Wanganui Chronicle Independent Carbon Brush in Whanganui says TMNZ is a “real godsend”. Here’s how we’ve helped this husband and wife business pay income tax on its terms. The question Sara Owen of Independent Carbon Brush asked her accountant in 2010 sums up how valuable TMNZ has been…

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Window to purchase 2015 income tax has closed

Window to purchase 2015 income tax has closed Lee Stace

You can no longer purchase 2015 income tax from Tax Management NZ (TMNZ), unless you have received a notice of reassessment from Inland Revenue (IRD). IRD will otherwise not accept the use of purchased tax pool funds to settle provisional and terminal tax liabilities as we are now more than 75 days past all terminal…

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Tax tip: Coming up to your third provisional tax date and had a better financial year than expected?

Tax tip: Coming up to your third provisional tax date and had a better financial year than expected? Lee Stace

If you have had a better-than-expected year and are considering paying extra income tax at your final provisional tax date (P3) to compensate for earlier underpayments, Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) has an alternative method that will further reduce your exposure to IRD interest. We recommend you pay your estimated liability at P3 and purchase the…

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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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Last chance for clients with 7 February terminal tax date to buy 2015 income tax

Last chance for clients with 7 February terminal tax date to buy 2015 income tax Lee Stace

Clients with a 7 February terminal tax date have until 15 April to purchase 2015 income tax from TMNZ. Inland Revenue (IRD) will reject the use of purchased tax pool funds to settle these liabilities if your clients are more than 75 days past their terminal tax date. To ensure we meet this deadline, please…

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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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Last date to purchase 2015 income tax for clients with 15 January terminal tax date

Last date to purchase 2015 income tax for clients with 15 January terminal tax date Lee Stace

Please be aware that if you have a 15 January terminal tax date you have until 22 March to purchase tax from Tax Management NZ to settle 2015 income tax liabilities. Inland Revenue will not accept the use of purchased tax pool funds if you are more than 75 days past your terminal tax date.…

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Defer payment of 28 March provisional tax

Defer payment of 28 March provisional tax Lee Stace

Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) has a product that those who might struggle to pay provisional tax due on 28 March might find helpful. Tax FINANCE allows you to defer this payment to a time that suits you, without having to worry about IRD late payment penalties and interest. The benefits of Tax FINANCE include: Cheaper…

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Important tax pooling deadlines to settle 2015 income tax liabilities

Important tax pooling deadlines to settle 2015 income tax liabilities Lee Stace

Please refer to the table below for key tax pooling deadlines of which you need to be aware if your clients need to use tax pooling to settle underpaid 2015 income tax liabilities. IRD will not accept the use of purchased tax pool funds to settle 2015 income tax liabilities if your clients are more…

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