TMNZ News

TMNZ virtual roadshow: Tony Alexander talks post-COVID-19 economic recovery

TMNZ virtual roadshow: Tony Alexander talks post-COVID-19 economic recovery 1200 620 Lee Stace

The increase in New Zealand’s net debt to GDP ratio over the next four years is not the bogeyman some are making it out to be, nor will the Government necessarily have to increase taxes to pay off what they are borrowing. That’s according to one of New Zealand’s leading and respected economists, Tony Alexander,…

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New permission levels for dashboard users

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TMNZ now offers a read-only view of our dashboard that allows users to look at arrangements and tax balances without fear of mistakenly changing anything important. A member of a tax firm or a taxpayer can view quotes, transactions and balances as part of this new permission functionality. But more importantly, users with this type…

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Discounted interest rate of 3.95 percent for forestry and tourism

Discounted interest rate of 3.95 percent for forestry and tourism 1200 630 Lee Stace

TMNZ is offering a special rate of 3.95 percent for cash-strapped businesses in the forestry and tourism industries who require more time to pay income tax due to coronavirus. The offer applies for 2020 provisional tax, as well as terminal tax payments relating to the 2019 tax year. We know that paying provisional or terminal…

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Merry Christmas happy New Year from TMNZ

Merry Christmas happy New Year from TMNZ 1200 630 Jade Robertson

The TMNZ office will close from the end of 23 December – 8 January to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. We will have limited availability from 24 December 2019 to 7 January 2020. We wish everyone a wonderful break and a good time with friends and family to mark the start of a new…

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Meet Neil Bhattacharya

Meet Neil Bhattacharya 632 419 Lloyd Evaroa

Neil Bhattacharya is our Head of Client Services at TMNZ. Formerly the Client Services Manager, his new position reflects the Client Services Team’s responsibility of being the first point of contact for our clients and making sure NZ’s biggest tax pool is the best. The goal for the team is to get clients what they…

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Meet Mara Fisher

Meet Mara Fisher 1344 753 Lloyd Evaroa

Mara Fisher, Head Of Partnerships at TMNZ Mara Fisher is our Head of Partnerships at TMNZ. Formerly the Chief Operating Officer at TMNZ, her new position reflects the new structure at TMNZ, where the former client relations, client experience, and technology teams are now under one banner. The goal for Mara and her team is…

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TMNZ’s submission on Taxation (Kiwisaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Bill

TMNZ’s submission on Taxation (Kiwisaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Bill 1344 706 Lee Stace

TMNZ supports all but one of the proposed provisional tax amendments in the Taxation (Kiwisaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Bill. We made a submission on the Bill last week after receiving feedback from clients. In it, we share our thoughts on the following proposed amendments to provisional tax: Eliminating the requirement to estimate at…

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TMNZ stepping up for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand

TMNZ stepping up for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand 1200 630 Denise Pimentel

TMNZ staff are raising money for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand by racing up the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere next month. Grace Evetts, Mara Fisher, Neil Bhattacharya, Jatin Sharma and Lee Stace – collectively known as the ‘TMNZ Fast Five’ – are participating in this year’s Step Up Sky Tower Stair Challenge…

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IRD interest changes

IRD interest changes 1200 630 Lee Stace

The cost of getting provisional tax payments wrong is about to increase – but not with TMNZ. IRD interest rates are going to change and the news is not good for taxpayers. IRD is increasing the interest it charges taxpayers if they underpay or fail to pay their provisional tax on time from 8.22 percent…

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Tax Policy Scholarship Competition finalists

Tax Policy Scholarship Competition finalists 1200 801 Lee Stace

A negative income tax coupled with a flat tax rate for individuals and the creation of a trusted taxpayer regime. These are among the ideas judges will hear as part of the Tax Policy Scholarship Competition. A tax on biogenic methane emissions and freshwater as well as reforming the R&D tax credit regime are the…

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