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Budget 2015 – Facing the Future

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:39 pm | KPMG

KPMG Executive Chairman, Ross Buckley welcomes Budget 2015 as a pragmatic balance of priorities. "Government has recognised that action is required on low income families and on housing. At the same time, it is important for the prosperity of ... More >>

KPMG - FIPS December 2014 quarterly bank results

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:17 am | KPMG

The banking sector has recorded an overall drop in net profit after tax (NPAT) for the December 2014 quarter of $1,151 million. Down from the record September 2014 quarter NPAT of $1,254 million. More >>

Employee share scheme tax simplification efforts welcomed

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 2:14 pm | KPMG

KPMG Head of Global Mobility Services, Rebecca Armour, welcomed the release of a proposal aimed at reducing compliance costs for employees that participate in employee share schemes. More >>

Making tax simpler

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 11:44 am | KPMG

Paul Dunne, KPMG’s National Managing Partner for tax, “welcomes the release of the Government’s Making Tax Simpler Green Paper. As the Minister for Revenue has said, Inland Revenue’s Business Transformation is more than an IT project.” ... More >>

KPMG M&A Predictor - Flurry of IPOs support the M&A market

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 9:09 am | KPMG

The current merger and acquisitions climate is being stimulated by the bumper crop of IPOs, according to KPMG New Zealand’s latest M&A Predictor . Ian Thursfield, KPMG NZ’s Partner in Charge of Deal Advisory, says the high level of IPO activity ... More >>

Tax changes to help SMEs

Friday, 27 February 2015, 10:09 am | KPMG

KPMG says key changes in the Tax Bill released yesterday will be welcomed by business. The key proposal in the Tax Bill is to allow start-up businesses undertaking R&D to cash up their tax losses. “The proposal, announced in last year’s Budget, ... More >>

A stronger Banking Sector fuels economic growth

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 4:48 pm | KPMG

2014 was characterised by positive economic growth underpinned by the need to have a strong and robust banking sector providing the funds to fuel that growth. Growth momentum continued in the Banking Sector with 2014 profits reaching an all-time record ... More >>

KPMG welcomes debt capitalisation tax proposals

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:58 am | KPMG

KPMG welcomes proposals confirming that shareholders can convert debt to equity funding for insolvent companies. This will provide business with a simple route to rationalise group structures without unwarranted tax effects. More >>

Exploring our Global Future: KPMG Agribusiness Agenda vol. 2

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 9:49 am | KPMG

New Zealand’s primary sector must grapple with a range of global forces impacting food production – if it wants to remain relevant to the world’s agri-food markets of 2050, reports KPMG New Zealand. More >>

Residency relief for expat landlords

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 3:20 pm | KPMG

Kiwi expats with property investments in New Zealand should be breathing a collective sigh of relief following the release of a recent New Zealand High Court decision on residency says Rebecca Armour, head of KPMG’s International Executive Services ... More >>

M&A market attractive to Baby Boomers

Monday, 8 September 2014, 1:05 pm | KPMG

Embargoed until 6.00am Monday 8th September 2014 Market conditions are now ripe for Baby Boomers who are looking to sell their businesses, according to KPMG New Zealand’s latest M&A Predictor. More >>

FIPS March 2014 quarterly analysis

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:38 pm | KPMG

Yet again this quarter has seen an increase in the Bank sector profits and while many commentators might ask when this is going to stop, the quarter’s results have some significant impacts within it when we drill down. More >>

Target the black economy not the multi-nationals

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 1:29 pm | KPMG

About two weeks ago Labour released its tax policy programme that it intends to implement if elected Government come 20 September. Predictably the increase in personal tax rates by 3% to 36%, and the confirmation of a capital gains tax, was widely criticised ... More >>

Facilitating growth in an uncertain world

Monday, 9 June 2014, 3:04 pm | KPMG

Primary sector leaders are approaching the 2014 election with “some degree of trepidation” , reports KPMG New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi companies keep closer eye on their CFO’s

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 9:54 am | KPMG

New Zealand companies are leading the world when it comes to monitoring the performance of their Chief Financial Officer (CFO), according to KPMG International’s 2014 Global Audit Committee Survey. More >>

Banks continue record run of profits

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 4:54 pm | KPMG

New Zealand banks are continuing their run of record profits – dispelling recent market concerns about the Official Cash Rate (OCR) increase, and the impact of the LVR housing rules. KPMG New Zealand’s latest Financial Institutions Performance ... More >>

Taxing the Digital Economy

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:16 pm | KPMG

“Proposals by the OECD aimed at addressing the tax challenges of the digital economy could have significant implications for New Zealand businesses and consumers.” More >>

Kiwi firms engage in positive Merger & Acquisition deals

Friday, 14 March 2014, 2:32 pm | KPMG

The current merger and acquisitions climate is seeing plenty of ‘positive’ deals to drive company growth and expansion, according to KPMG New Zealand’s latest M&A Predictor. More >>

Little tax comfort for Kiwi expats

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:56 pm | KPMG

Inland Revenue today released its interpretation of what it means to be tax resident. More >>

Banks show real growth after long adjustment

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 11:40 am | KPMG

New Zealand’s banking sector had a solid 2013, with the slow economic recovery picking up the pace and beginning to flow through into results, KPMG’s latest Financial Institutions Performance Survey shows. More >>



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