Agents Answers - 2011
Agents Answers is our monthly newsletter to tax agents on operational and technical issues. Browse issues from 2011.
In this issue: The 2011-12 holiday season, GST treatment of credit card charges, doing things right when filing returns, converting IR3 customers to PTS customers, authority to act - new electronic option, how to correct a GST mistake in a future return, checking student loan balances, new Working for Families Tax Credits rates, International tax gets a new look on our website, ESCT deducted for super paid to benefit funds, changes to student loans.
In this issue: Reminders, 2011 income tax filing season, changes to the disputes process, changing your email address for your newsletter alert, tax and election day earnings, E-File service for tax agents, finding redundancy payment information online, Annual imputation return filing.
In this issue: Reminders, Taxation (Tax Administration and Remedial Matters) Act 2011, New service for individual customers, E-Filing IR3s and tax credit claims, Using the "GAP" payment code, Doing it right - transitional tax credits (income under $9,880), Approved issuer levy (IR67A) form, Student Loan Scheme Act 2011, Tax schemes and aggressive tax planning, We're changing to reusable envelopes.
In this issue: IR3 forms for 2011 must be processed before issuing donations refund, Shortfall penalties on voluntary disclosures, Transfer pricing - small-value loans update, Plain envelopes for debt letters, ACC earners, levy for 2011 income year, Paid parental leave increase, New one-stop shop for student loans, Tax-exempt organisations and GST registration, Warning about hoax emails, Our Large Enterprises team in Auckland has moved, Losses extinguished when write-off occurs, Gift duty changes, Extension of time for qualifying companies, Helping you get it right.
In this issue: Inland Revenue's compliance focus 2011-12, how to avoid errors when filing loss information, help us to help you, check the year for electronic payments, controlled foreign company disclosures are now electronic, deadline for a transition to a look-through company, l-letters can help you meet your filing requirements, provisional depreciation rate set for fleet tracking units, tax deductibility of failed software developments, whats new on our tax agents web pages, corrections to June and July agents answers
In this issue: Budget 2011 changes, keep "key officeholder" details up to date, annual update of IR 9XA, client listing reports give EOT status, new FBT rate for low-interest loans, urgent non-individual IRD number applications, depreciating short-term rented motor vehicles and correction to IR265, listed tax agents must be suitable, IR526 and tax credits, tax workshops and seminars, advising clients on tax planning and structuring , authorisation to act for your client, 2011 national average market values for specified livestock, Overseas currency rates.
In this issue: New measures introduced, mileage rate for vehicles, earthquake support subsidy, proposed changes to depreciation rules, B2B web services, redundancy tax credit, new practice for instalment arrangements, SPS on compulsory bank account deductions, updated publications, reviewing international service charges, portable superannuation or veteran's pension, online services access for Large Enterprise customers, tax treatment of unsuccessful software development, RWT on company dividends, student loan reminders, CPI adjustments for standard-costs, trust IRD number applications.
In this issue: Help with lost or destroyed records after the Canterbury earthquake, return and payment extensions of time, your tax credit can help victims of the Christchurch earthquake, access to our Christchurch building, trust IRD number applications must include complete deed, cashing up annual holidays, new GST rules apply for all goods and services acquired after 1 April 2011, new fax number for non-individual IRD number applications, changing a PIN through the tax agents’ 0800 self-service line, NRWT treatment of interest paid to Australian financial institutions, election to change a balance date, new standard practice statements for instalment arrangements, applications for strike-off must be complete, Working for Families entitlement – Immigration Act changes, completing
In this issue: Reminders, tax help if you've been affected by the Christchurch earthquake, Relief from KiwiSaver deduction with contributions holidays, 2012 tax year EOT and filing, tax treatment of earthquake disposal or demolition costs, reminder about new FBT rates, new process for tax credit claims, GST on fringe benefits, interest calculation error for some non-resident companies, emissions trading scheme amendments, new factsheet explains company changes, changes to the Holidays Act, Registered charitable and donee organisation, registration requirements for limited partnerships, what's new for online services account holders, keeping in touch with us, when we contact your clients about debt and overdue returns, earners' account levy rates for 2011-12, and get ready for tax time.
In this issue: Reminders, e-filers, the IR10 and disclosure obligations, qualifying company changes and the new look-through company, GST returns and 15% rate, tax depreciation rules, Maori authorities rate reduced, changes to GST rules for land depreciation, Non-resident worker' rate reduced, pension funds in the united Kingdom and the FIF rules, imputation account balances, we're reviewing our Public Information Bulletins, 2011 annual returns, elections for qualifying company status, meaning tof "payment" fo subvention payment purposes, children turning 16, working for families tax credits income changes, and new rates for child support 2011-12.
In this issue: Reminders, 2011 and Rugby World Cup, L letter availability 2011, 1 April 2011 tax changes, qualifying company reforms, payroll giving donations, exceed $890,000, keep on top of student loan repayments, fast-tracking refunds due to hardship, GST treatment of payments to retirement villages, deductibility of interest repayments for financial arrangements, new balance date for kiwifruit orchardists, extra pay in 2011 tax year, Hong Kong double taxation agreement signed, new employer obligations for overseas workers, top 10 tax misconceptions for individuals, completing online financial transfers, request for “D” list status, new B2B web service to help you and your clients, new use-of-money interest rates, new factsheet hits town, redundancy tax credit ends.
Date published: 01 Feb 2011
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