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Date publishedTitle and description
25 July 2016 Tax seminars and workshops in Wanaka
  Information on tax seminars and workshops being held in Wanaka.
25 July 2016 List of accounts
  You will need an account type to use if you're making payments to us.
25 July 2016 Tax seminars and workshops in Alexandra
  Information on tax seminars and workshops being held in Alexandra.
21 July 2016 Filing your income tax return at the end of the tax year
  Learn about the kinds of income tax return that must be filed at the end of the tax year based on how the business is operated, due dates for tax returns and what to do if a person has difficulties in paying income tax
21 July 2016 Due dates for business income tax returns
  The due date of filing your business income tax return depends on the balance date of your business.
21 July 2016 Types of business income tax returns
  If you're in business, you'll need to complete and send us an income tax return, and attach either a copy of your financial records, or a form that summarises your income and expenses.
21 July 2016 Partnerships and look-through companies (LTCs)
  In a partnership, two or more people run a business together. Companies with five or fewer shareholders can elect to be a LTC. Shareholders of a look-through company (LTC) are liable for tax upon the company's profit, as well as being able to offset the company's losses against their other income.
18 July 2016 Zero-rated supplies
  Certain taxable supplies are taxed at the rate of 0% rather than at the standard rate of 15%. You must include all zero-rated supplies in Box 5 on your GST return along with your total taxable supplies. You will also need to show these zero-rated supplies in Box 6 on your return.
18 July 2016 Taxing lump sum payments
  To calculate tax, lump sums are added to the total salary for the year. They are usually liable for ACC earners' levy. There are separate calculations for working out tax on lump sum payments from primary and secondary employments. Employees can elect to pay tax on a lump sum at a higher rate. Cashed-in annual leave is treated as an extra pay or bonus.
15 July 2016 Tax seminars and workshops in Christchurch
  Information on tax seminars and workshops being held in Christchurch.
14 July 2016 Determination FDR 2016/04: A type of attributing interest in a foreign investment fund for which a person may not use the fair dividend rate method (BlackRock Global Funds World Bond Fund)
  Any investment by a New Zealand resident investor in the New Zealand dollar denominated class of shares in the BlackRock Global Funds World 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.
14 July 2016 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 new PDF format. If you are visually impaired, please contact us on 0800 377 774 to obtain the exchange rate that you require.
14 July 2016 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 new PDF format. If you are visually impaired, please contact us on 0800 377 774 to obtain the exchange rate that you require.
14 July 2016 Charitable organisations and the student loan scheme
  If you're an approved charitable organisation, and a student loan borrower is or will be working overseas for you as a volunteer (or for a token payment), they can apply to us for an exemption to keep their entitlement to an interest-free student loan.
13 July 2016 Understanding your personal tax summary (PTS)
  Use this factsheet to help you to understand the personal tax summary (PTS).
13 July 2016 Personal tax worksheet 2016
  A worksheet to use if your income between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016 was from salary, wages, benefits or taxable pensions and you want to check if you are due a tax refund.
13 July 2016 How interest rules apply
  Two-way interest rules apply to all taxes and duties. Interest is paid on overpayments and charged on underpayments.
12 July 2016 Public Rulings work programme
  Towards the end of each financial year, Public Rulings prepares a draft programme of priority work for the following year.
12 July 2016 Income tax rates
  Income tax rates are applied to your combined income at the end of the tax year to work out your tax obligation.
11 July 2016 Tax seminars and workshops in central Auckland
  Information on tax seminars and workshops being held in central Auckland.
07 July 2016 TIB Volume 28 - 2016
 
04 July 2016 Tax seminars and workshops in West Harbour
  Information on tax seminars and workshops being held in West Harbour.
04 July 2016 Employee share schemes (ESS)
  Employers can provide benefits to employees in the form of employee share schemes (ESS).
04 July 2016 Personal tax summaries (PTS)
  Most people don't need to do anything at the end of the tax year. Use this page to work out if you need receive a personal tax summary (PTS).
04 July 2016 Understanding your personal tax summary (PTS) calculation
  Your personal tax summary (PTS) shows your income and the amount of tax your employer has paid to us for the income year. It tells you if you will get a refund, or you need to pay more tax.
04 July 2016 Deductions from employee share scheme (ESS) benefits
  Effective 1 April 2017 you will be able to tax an employee share scheme (ESS) benefit as an "extra pay" and withhold the appropriate amount of PAYE and any social policy obligations such as student loans and child support.
01 July 2016 Claiming the wine equalisation tax (WET) rebate
  If you are an approved New Zealand participant for the WET rebate and have an excise identification number, find out here how to claim the rebate.
01 July 2016 Tax seminars and workshops in Blenheim
  Information on tax seminars and workshops being held in Blenheim.
30 June 2016 Gaming machine duty
  When an organisation operates gaming machines it must pay gaming machine duty (GMD) on the profits it takes from the machines. This guide explains how to calculate and pay this duty.
30 June 2016 Tax on annual income calculator
  This calculator will work out income tax and income tax rates from 2007 to 2016.