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Future of Tax Symposium: Sir Michael Cullen

TMNZ promotes broader tax thinking via Tax Policy Charitable Trust

TMNZ promotes broader tax thinking via Tax Policy Charitable Trust 1200 630 Lee Stace

TMNZ was proud to support a Tax Policy Charitable Trust event which allowed those working in tax to present and discuss the Tax Working Group’s interim report. The Future of Tax Symposium recently took place in association with Auckland University and Victoria University of Wellington. TWG chairman Sir Michael Cullen was there to give the…

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TMNZ welcomes Virgin boss

TMNZ welcomes Virgin boss Lee Stace

TMNZ’s Ian Kuperus recently met with Phil Goff and Sir Richard Branson to discuss ways business can help address some of the big global challenges.

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Kuperus: The importance of entrepreneurship for New Zealand

Kuperus: The importance of entrepreneurship for New Zealand Lee Stace

In the first article in this series, I shared some insights from my journey in starting Tax Management NZ. Now I’ll make some observations on how some of New Zealanders’ shared values create a great environment for entrepreneurs and why that is important. Entrepreneurs create businesses that provide jobs and the tax revenue which sustains…

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Record payday for world champion Kiwi sailing crew

Record payday for world champion Kiwi sailing crew Lee Stace

Photo: World Match Racing Tour The Waka Racing Team, which Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) helped establish by sponsoring it for the first five years, collected the sport’s largest prize purse in Sweden on Sunday after being crowned world champions. Skipper Phil Robertson and his teammates claimed the overall World Match Racing Tour title, coming from…

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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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Tax professionals to have lunch with Joel Slemrod

Tax professionals to have lunch with Joel Slemrod Lee Stace

A group of leading New Zealand tax professional will debate and discuss tax policy with respected American professor of economics and tax expert Joel Slemrod in Auckland next month. It will happen at the Northern Club on 23 February as part of a luncheon organised by the Tax Policy Scholarship Committee (TPSC). Mr Slemrod (pictured)…

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Young tax guns to talk alternatives to CGT, GST on imports

Young tax guns to talk alternatives to CGT, GST on imports Lee Stace

Taxation of houses under a capital gains tax (CGT) and GST on imports are among the ideas four young tax professionals will showcase to respected tax leaders in Wellington in October. Auckland trio Jeremy Beckham, Matthew Griffin and Peter North along with Wellington’s Caleb McConnell submitted proposals which outlined a significant reform of the New…

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Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs visits TMNZ

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs visits TMNZ Lee Stace

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Paul Goldsmith visited Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) this morning. He came to our office to find out more about our business, and discuss issues facing New Zealand businesses. Here he is pictured with (from left) TMNZ chief executive Chris Cunniffe, board member Victoria Carter and founder director Ian Kuperus.…

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Young tax professionals submit future policy ideas

Young tax professionals submit future policy ideas Lee Stace

Fourteen young New Zealand tax professionals have submitted proposals showcasing new ideas in tax policy and administration as part of a competition organised by the Tax Policy Scholarships Charitable Trust (TPSCT). A heavyweight judging panel comprising former Inland Revenue Deputy Commissioner Robin Oliver, TPSCT and former PricewaterhouseCoopers Chair John Shewan, former Secretary of Treasury John…

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Bomber Command veterans to reunite

Bomber Command veterans to reunite Lee Stace

Tax Management NZ (TMNZ) has arranged a reunion for the five New Zealand-based Royal Air Force (RAF) veterans it helped three years ago in getting to London to visit the Bomber Command Memorial built to honour their sacrifice during World War II. The Northern Club in Auckland will play host to a lunch for former…

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