Taxation

Taxation

Our team of tax experts will help you mitigate risk, comply with rules, and maximise tax efficiencies, whatever your situation.

In an increasingly complex world, our tax specialists provide trusted advice that’s fit-for-purpose. We ensure your structures are optimised for tax-efficiency, while mitigating risks, and making you aware of tax requirements in a timely manner so there’s no surprises. At Baker Tilly Staples Rodway, we’ll support your project and team whether it’s a startup, established business, multinational enterprise, property development, or family business.

New Zealand Tax Facts In Detail

Our tax expertise includes:

Employment taxes

Payroll compliance, share schemes, motor vehicle tax, global secondment, employee benefits

International tax

Cross-border structuring, transfer pricing, GST, company set-up, immigration

Property and land taxation

Expert tax advice on land transactions and property developments

Research & development tax credits

Do you qualify for a 15% tax credit on research and development?

Structure and succession

We analyse the big picture: structure, succession planning, strategy

Tax & transactions

Acquisitions, mergers, due diligence and tax on exit

Tax audits, disputes & rulings

IRD audits and dispute support, and binding rulings

Tax compliance

Expert advice, preparation or review of all tax types

Audit Shield - Tax Audit Insurance

Cover yourself against the cost of tax audits and manage tax interest and penalties

Services

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Recent articles

27 Sep 2022

The importance of paying tax as prescribed in NZ

Tax evasion is a criminal offence in New Zealand, and the charges carry a maximum sentence of five years’ imprisonment and a fine of up to $50,000.

19 Sep 2022

Tax Talk | Pros and cons in proposed Taxation Bill

The Minister of Revenue recently introduced the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2022–23, Platform Economy, and Remedial Matters) Bill (No 2) into Parliament.

08 Sep 2022

Your business benefits from tax pooling in NZ

Taranaki Business Advisory Associate Kylie Cronin is a huge fan of tax pooling. Here, she explains the benefits.

25 Aug 2022

Which business expenses are tax deductible?

From the internet to repairing your motor vehicles, claiming deductible business expenses can add up at the end of the financial year. Are you up to date with what you’re entitled to? Baker Tilly Staples Rodway director Kylie Hollard talks about what’s covered.

30 Jun 2022

Tax Talk | Rates revamp for the 2022 income year

Inland Revenue has recently published various updated standard rates, and we outline these below:

10 Jun 2022

Trust rules keep focus on high-wealth Kiwis

Are you considered well-off or a high earner by average standards? Then you’ve probably felt the effects of government initiatives focused on ensuring the wealthy pay their “fair share”. Now it’s turned its gaze to trusts, with the implementation of new reporting requirements.

31 May 2022

Government looks inside use and wealth of trusts

Last month the Government brought in new annual reporting requirements for domestic trusts. It wants a better understanding of how trusts are used and what wealth they hold, so Inland Revenue has introduced two sets of reporting requirements.

18 May 2022

Budget 2022 - our analysis

Our tax experts summarise and give their opinion on the main points of the Labour Government’s 2022 Budget.

16 May 2022

The taxman cometh: Kiwis paying 10 days more taxes than last year

Our 2022 Tax Freedom Day calculations reveal the biggest shift in tax payments since 2010, with New Zealanders paying 10 more days’ worth of taxes than they did last year.

07 Apr 2022

Tax Talk | Inland Revenue revisiting GST apportionment

If there is anything that causes an accountant to prematurely age and wish they could give the “too hard” basket back, it has to be GST apportionment.

03 Nov 2021

Tax Talk | Inland Revenue seeks information from rich Kiwis

What is Inland Revenue planning to do?

23 Mar 2021

Tax Talk | The war on landlords continues

The government has announced a suite of changes intended to fix the housing market, and in particular, try to curb the significant house price increases seen over the last year.

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