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Agents Answers is our monthly newsletter to tax agents giving updates on tax law changes, operational and technical issues.

Agents Answers issue 208 December 2017

In this issue:

  • Reminders
  • Refunds will be quick and easy with AIM - the new provisional tax option
  • MyACC for Business
  • Sharing information to fight global tax evasion
  • Free webinars on Inland Revenue's business transformation
  • Breeder Birds
  • Community Compliance visits
  • Employers providing gifts to employees at Christmas
  • Our service availability over the holiday break.

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Download Agents Answers issue 207 November 2017
PDF|138KB|3 pages
In this issue:Reminders, Paying contractors or working as a contractor, Sharing information to fight global tax evasion, Tax treatment for leaky building remediation costs, General depreciation guide (IR265) correction, Milestone for AIM,Free webinars for Business Transformation.
Download Agents Answers issue 206 October 2017
PDF|138KB|3 pages
In this issue: Reminders, Sharing information to fight global tax evasion, Applying for a partnership IRD number, Leave the hard work to software with new provisional tax option, My GST update, We've been listening...to you!, Updating client addresses online - clarification, RealMe login, Approval for deductions for payments to spouses and partners, Guarding against phishing Agents Answers issue 205 September 2017
PDF | 121KB | 3 pages
In this issue:Reminders, Tax agent webinar on GST enhancements,Check out the August enhancements to My GST,Drop box service, Tax treatment for holiday back-pay, Time is running out to give your feedback, IS 17/06-Income tax - application of schedular payment rules to directors' fees,Income adjustments, Changes to assessing provisional tax are coming, Changes ahead for PAYE, Not-for-profit news and updates, Public rulings work programme 2017-2018.

Agents Answers issue 204 August 2017 PDF | 129KB | 4 pages
In this issue: Improvements to the GST section of myIR, Release plan - April 2018, Give feedback and help New Zealand families, Reviewing income tax requirements, Sharing information to fight global tax evasion, Changes to managing ACC accounts online, Australian FIF exemption calculator, Tips for faster processing, Organsations that pay interest, Fijian withholding tax credits

Agents Answers issue 203 July 2017
PDF | 133KB | 4 pages
In this issue: Update on GST online changes, non-individual using non-standard date from first year - no transitional year, making tax simper, applying for an IRD number just got simpler, re-banking cheques, public rulings work programme KiwiSaver - yearly member tax credit, 2017 Australian share exemption list is now available, sharing information to fight global tax evasion.

Agents Answers issue 202 June 2017
PDF | 122KB | 3 pages
In this issue: ACC is developing a new website, imputation credit with a debit closing balance,GST non-resident business claimants: change to the registration criteria, missed April 7 deadline, new ACC rates, use-of-money interest (UOMI) rate change.

Agents Answers issue 201 May 2017
PDF | 130KB | 3 pages
In this issue: ACC is developing a new website, imputation credit with a debit closing balance,GST non-resident business claimants: change to the registration criteria, missed April 7 deadline, new ACC rates, use-of-money interest (UOMI) rate change.

Agents Answers issue 200 April 2017
PDF | 136KB |4 pages
In this issue: Employee share scheme (ESS) benefits, Taxation (Business Tax, Exchange of Information and Remedial Matters) Act 2017, New choice for provisional tax will give certainty to small business, Refunds for bankrupt customers, Foreign employment income/personal services, Changes to the way we communicate.

Agents Answers issue 199 March 2017
PDF | 151KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Automatic exchange of information, 1 April business tax changes, 7 April reminder, Imputation credit accounts and return filing.

Agents Answers issue 198 February 2017
PDF | 95KB | 3 pages
In this issue: Improvements to how you file GST online just one week away, Proposed changes to schedular payments,Have your say on the future tax administration.

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