Income Tax

  • 2017 IRD Mileage Rate Announced

    May 22, 2017

    The 2017 IRD mileage rate has just been released, and for the first time it includes rates for electric...

  • 2017 Tax Changes – an interview with Michael Barnett

    April 6, 2017

    There are some big tax changes in 2017. In previous blog articles we’ve highlighted some of them, specifically around...

  • Property sales and tax

    May 21, 2016

    Property sales and tax The IRD have added a new ‘decision tree’ and two new online calculators on their...

  • IRD to text tax payment reminders

    February 5, 2016

    If you get a text message from the IRD out of the blue, don’t be alarmed. The IRD have...

  • How do you change a tax return?

    August 9, 2015

    How do you change a tax return? That’s quite a common question. It’s very easy to overlook a matter...

  • What tax deductions can I claim?

    March 9, 2015

    Every year at tax time clients ask us about what sort of deductions can be claimed. There is real...

  • Avoiding provisional tax interest

    December 6, 2014

    Paying provisional tax interest is widely disliked. The Christmas-New Year period is a good time to take stock of how...

  • What is provisional tax?

    September 11, 2014

      In a recent survey of small and medium business, 67% of respondents indicated that they wanted changes to the provisional...

  • Declaring income from a rental property

    August 15, 2014

    The IRD recently reminded residential landlords that they must declare income from their rental property.  That statement was hardly...