Chris Cunniffe

IRD releases independent tax pooling report

IRD releases independent tax pooling report Lee Stace

Chris Cunniffe. Last year Inland Revenue (IRD) commissioned an independent report from PwC on the tax pooling industry. In the 12 years that tax pooling has been operating it has become a very significant part of the tax system, so IRD senior management asked for the report to understand any risks in respect of the…

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What is the future of provisional tax?

What is the future of provisional tax? Lee Stace

Tax Management NZ chief executive Chris Cunniffe delivered a presentation on the future of provisional tax at this year’s Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Tax Conference. In light of Inland Revenue’s major review of the New Zealand tax system, Chris led a discussion about the current provisional tax system, what trade-offs businesses might accept…

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Survey shows improved IRD service delivery

Survey shows improved IRD service delivery Lee Stace

For the fifth year, Tax Management NZ co-sponsored with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand a survey of members’ satisfaction with Inland Revenue. Here is an overview of the 2014 findings. Satisfaction with Inland Revenue’s overall service has increased since last year, according to an annual survey of chartered accountants. The Inland Revenue Satisfaction Survey,…

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See you at the CAANZ Tax Conference

See you at the CAANZ Tax Conference Lee Stace

As part of our commitment to creating a better tax environment for New Zealand businesses, Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) is pleased to once again sponsor this year’s Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) Tax Conference in Auckland, starting this Friday. A number of senior officials, corporate tax leaders, tax practitioners and academics will debate…

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New form of protection from IRD penalties, interest

New form of protection from IRD penalties, interest Lee Stace

Taxpayers with volatile income can now protect themselves in advance from the risk of incurring hefty IRD late payment penalties and use of money interest (UOMI) if they have a better-than-expected financial year. Tax SHIELD™, a new product from Tax Management NZ (TMNZ), lets taxpayers put an arrangement in place whereby they pay an upfront…

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TMNZ hires more staff to better meet your needs

TMNZ hires more staff to better meet your needs Lee Stace

Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) has recently experienced a record increase in accounting firms and tax agents registering with us. I’d personally like to extend a warm welcome to all the new firms. It is great you have chosen TMNZ as your preferred tax pooling intermediary, and we look forward to working with each of you…

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Ian Kuperus receives NZICA Fellowship

Ian Kuperus receives NZICA Fellowship Lee Stace

Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) founder director Ian Kuperus was recently presented with his NZICA Fellowship at a ceremony in Auckland. Ian’s wife Wendy and TMNZ’s other chartered accountants – chief executive Chris Cunniffe, financial controller Paul Adolph, client services manager Martin Bing, founder director Ian Kuperus, strategy manager Mara Fisher and company accountant Hazel Capiral…

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Take a picture, save money on tax

Take a picture, save money on tax Lee Stace

Taxpayers will be able to find out whether tax pooling can save them money simply by taking a photo of their tax statement on their smartphone. It is one of three new features Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) believes will further improve the usability of its Pay My Tax app, says chief executive Chris Cunniffe. The…

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Major change to tax pooling rules

Major change to tax pooling rules Lee Stace

Chris Cunniffe. Tax Management NZ CEO Chris Cunniffe explains how an amendment to tax pooling rules will benefit taxpayers with back-year audits or who are involved in long-running disputes with the IRD. I am pleased to advise Tax Management NZ’s clients that the Minister of Revenue, Todd McClay, yesterday announced his intention to introduce amending…

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Insights – tax pooling shows economy steady

Insights – tax pooling shows economy steady Aaron Ooi

Business results have been steady over the Christmas period, according to the January tax deposits made through TMNZ. However, they may not have lived up to earlier growth expectations.

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