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Survey indicates property market cooling due to confusion

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News release: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Tax Management New Zealand 26 November 2021 A survey of chartered accountants and tax agents has revealed that incoming legislation intended to help cool New Zealand’s over-heated housing market is already having a major effect on investors – but largely because of confusion and lack of detail…

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New survey shows Inland Revenue helpful, but hindered

New survey shows Inland Revenue helpful, but hindered 1344 896 TMNZ Blog

News release: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Tax Management New Zealand 24 November 2021 Helpful, but hindered is the overarching finding in a new survey digging into public practice accountants’ experiences with Inland Revenue (IR). Conducted by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Tax Management New Zealand, the survey of 361 members in…

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Chris Cunniffe, CEO TMNZ

Celebrating 10 years with TMNZ

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CEO Chris Cunniffe shares his reflections I have recently marked 10 years with TMNZ, and as I passed that milestone I have taken time to reflect on what has changed over the decade.  I joined TMNZ in September 2011 after 15 years working in large corporates with Air New Zealand and Bank of New Zealand. …

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IRD agrees to stop contacting clients directly

IRD agrees to stop contacting clients directly 1200 630 TMNZ Blog

Accountants have a fundamental role to play in the tax system and IRD is putting measures in place to limit direct contact with their clients. These are the words of IRD commissioner Naomi Ferguson. Her announcement – made during her address at the annual Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Tax Conference in…

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That’s a wrap, folks

That’s a wrap, folks TMNZ Blog

The second round of TMNZ’s roadshows concluded in Hamilton yesterday. We would thank those who attended the event at FMG Stadium Waikato, as well as the ones in Wellington (17 October), Christchurch (6 October) and Auckland (5 October). It was lovely to see so many of our existing clients and meet other attendees for the…

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Wellington, Hamilton next stops on TMNZ’s road-trip

Wellington, Hamilton next stops on TMNZ’s road-trip TMNZ Blog

TMNZ is gearing up for roadshows in Wellington and Hamilton later this month following successful events in Auckland and Christchurch this week. St James Theatre and FMG Stadium Waikato will play host to speakers from TMNZ and IRD on October 17 and October 19, and attendees will receive two CPD hours. The theme of these…

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TMNZ prepares to take roadshows across New Zealand

TMNZ prepares to take roadshows across New Zealand TMNZ Blog

Interest in TMNZ’s roadshows has extended beyond Auckland. Eighty-one people have RSVP’d for the event in Napier and another 87 for the one in Dunedin. They will be held on 3 August (next Wednesday) and 16 August respectively. There is also strong demand for future roadshows to be held in Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton. It…

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TMNZ roadshows proving popular

TMNZ roadshows proving popular TMNZ Blog

There has been interest aplenty in TMNZ’s two Auckland roadshows, with more than 300 people down to attend. The two events are slated for 29 July at the Stamford Hotel and 1 August at the Ellerslie Event Centre. As well as getting two CPD hours, attendees will hear from speakers from Inland Revenue (IRD), an…

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Conferences call for TMNZ

Conferences call for TMNZ TMNZ Blog

Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) chief executive Chris Cunniffe gave a presentation on business transformation at the One Stop Update conferences in Auckland and Christchurch last week. Chris spoke about the impact of Inland Revenue’s transformation programme and what the proposed changes to business tax mean for those who pay provisional tax. He will also give…

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TMNZ happy with government’s revamp of business tax

TMNZ happy with government’s revamp of business tax TMNZ Blog

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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