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|Date published||Title and description|
|23 March 2017||Payroll services|
|Read the payroll specifications and supporting documentation.
|22 March 2017||Determination FDR 2017/01: A type of attributing interest in a foreign investment fund for which a person may not use the fair dividend rate method (Russell Investment Company plc: NZDH-A-DURH class shares)|
|Any investment by a New Zealand resident investor in NZDH-A-DURH shares of Russell Investment Company plc that provide holders with an interest in the pool of investments held by Russell Global Bond Fund, is a type of attributing interest for which a person may not use the Fair Dividend Rate method to calculate Foreign Investment Fund income from the interest for the 2017 and subsequent income years.
|21 March 2017||Employees with special circumstances|
|KiwiSaver may affect some of your employees with special circumstances, particularly where they are on some kind of benefit or have more than one job.
|20 March 2017||Franklin, Hauraki and Thames-Coromandel storm impacts|
|We're aware that the recent storms may cause financial issues for farmers and understand it is likely to affect income for the 2017 and 2018 income tax years.
|20 March 2017||Assistance for farmers affected by the storms in the Franklin Ward, Hauraki District and Thames-Coromandel District|
|We're aware that the recent storms are causing financial issues for many farmers in the Franklin, Hauraki, and Thames-Coromandel districts and understand it's likely to affect income for the 2017 and later years.
|14 March 2017||Overseas currency rates 2017 - rolling 12-month average and mid-month|
|These tables contain the exchange rates to convert foreign currency amounts to New Zealand dollar value. These rates are now supplied from Bloomberg, in a PDF format.
|14 March 2017||Overseas currency rates 2017 - end of month|
|This table contains the end of month exchange rates to convert foreign currency amounts to New Zealand dollar value. These rates are now supplied from Bloomberg, in a PDF format.
|14 March 2017||Tax agent services|
|14 March 2017||Individual insolvency and bankruptcy|
|Find out your options if you become insolvent and what the tax implications might be.
|13 March 2017||PAYE / KiwiSaver deductions calculator|
|Employers and employees can work out how much PAYE should be withheld from wages paid weekly, fortnightly, four-weekly or monthly.
|13 March 2017||Tax relief - extreme weather and natural disasters|
|Tax relief and income assistance is available to people affected by extreme weather, (eg, storms, floods, droughts) and natural disasters. We have a range of measures to help depending on your personal circumstances.
|13 March 2017||Correspondence guidelines|
|These guidelines can help tax agents when they send any correspondence or requests to us. Each guideline explains what information needs to be provided so the request can be considered or the return processed as quickly as possible.
|13 March 2017||Taxing holiday pay|
|You can use the online calculator or the PAYE deduction tables to work out holiday pay and pay for statutory holidays.
|13 March 2017||Determining the taxable value for accommodation|
|There are specific rules to determine the taxable value of employer-provided or paid accommodation.
|13 March 2017||2017 International tax disclosure exemption ITR28|
|Section 61 of the Tax Administration Act 1994 ("TAA") requires taxpayers to disclose interests in foreign entities.
|13 March 2017||Calculate tax on holiday pay|
|Employers and employees can work out the PAYE on salary and wages, including any holiday pay using this calculator.
|09 March 2017||ir-File - filing electronically|
|Employers, tax agents, payroll bureaus and PAYE intermediaries can file their Employer monthly schedules (IR348) and Employer deductions (IR345) forms electronically.
|09 March 2017||Getting new employees started|
|People who start a new job and meet the criteria for automatic enrolment must be enrolled in KiwiSaver, unless you offer an approved alternative superannuation scheme. You must provide KiwiSaver information to all new employees and to any existing employees who ask for it.
|09 March 2017||Opt-out requests|
|An employee who is automatically enrolled has eight weeks from starting their new job to decide if they want to stay with KiwiSaver, or to opt out.
|06 March 2017||How interest rules apply|
|Two-way interest rules apply to all taxes and duties. Interest is paid on overpayments and charged on underpayments.
|06 March 2017||How penalties are calculated|
|If your taxes and duties are not paid by the relevant due dates, you may have to pay a late payment penalty.
|06 March 2017||Budget 2016 changes|
|Budget 2016 has introduced some business tax changes that will come in to effect on 1 April 2017.
|27 February 2017||Download interpretation guidelines and interpretation statements 2017|
|The Commissioner of Inland Revenue issues interpretation guidelines and interpretation statements that set out his position on the matters dealt with in them.
|20 February 2017||Previous volumes of the TIB|
|Previous volumes of the TIB issued from 1989.
|20 February 2017||Tax Information Bulletin (TIB)|
|Tax Information Bulletins (TIB) contain information about tax-related legislation, judgments, rulings and other specialist tax topics.
|20 February 2017||Appoint an Executive Office Holder to act on your behalf|
|Use this form if you want to appoint an Executive Office Holder to act on behalf of you or your organisation, eg your company, society, trust, school, club, Māori authority.
|16 February 2017||Student loan interim payment estimation|
|The government reviews the student loan repayment threshold each year and normally changes it on 1 April. Complete this form if you wish to re-estimate your interim payments towards your student loan.
|09 February 2017||Child expenditure table|
|Read the child expenditure table.
|09 February 2017||Example Two: Both parents are receiving a benefit|
|Read an example of how the formula may apply to you if both parents are receiving a benefit.
|09 February 2017||Example Three: No recognised (shared) care and both parents are working|
|Read an example of how the formula may apply to you if there is no recognised (shared) care and both parents are working.