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New Zealand Retail Investors Want Climate Clarity

Monday, 13 September 2021, 10:10 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

More than four in every five (81%) retail investors think climate related information is important to their investment decision making, with half saying companies have a responsibility to address climate change. That’s the findings according to the ... More >>

New Bill seeks to disarm bright-line traps

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 3:53 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is welcoming the intent of a Bill responding to the peak membership body’s warning of bright-line traps for nomadic homeowners , but says that some pitfalls still remain. Under the current rules, ‘main-home ... More >>

Working from home tax extension comes not a moment too soon

Monday, 30 August 2021, 10:22 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is welcoming the extension of working from home tax changes but says the latest Covid lockdown shows New Zealand needs permanent tax policy around working from home as our new way of working is here to ... More >>

New Zealand Investors Confident Despite Latest Covid Scare, New Survey Shows

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 3:38 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

While the New Zealand-Australia travel bubble endured an immediate pause, over eight in ten investors remained confident in New Zealand’s capital markets, and are increasingly positive about international markets, new survey findings released today by Chartered ... More >>

“Stark Choice” On FBT Confronts Businesses In Wake Of 39% Tax Rate

Monday, 22 March 2021, 9:57 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

The new 39 percent top personal tax rate coming into effect on 1 April will result in many Kiwi businesses paying more Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) than they need to, says Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ). “Businesses will be confronted ... More >>

Get Help Before Dropping Off Insolvency Cliff

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 12:55 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Key points: Some businesses that would have closed their doors under normal circumstances are hanging on thanks to COVID measures. These businesses should get financial advice immediately or risk a bigger crash when the support measures end A new insolvency ... More >>

COVID-19 Fails To Knock Kiwi Investor Confidence, But More Disclosure Wanted

Monday, 6 July 2020, 10:15 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Three months of COVID-19 lockdown and investment turmoil has done little to knock confidence in New Zealand capital markets and listed companies with overall investor sentiment very similar to 2019, an investor survey held in mid June shows. However, ... More >>

Poll: Kiwis Say ‘Yes Please’ To Helicopter Money As They Worry About Future

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 4:47 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

A pre-Budget poll shows the majority of Kiwis favour ‘helicopter money’ – direct cash payments to all – with many fearful or uncertain about their immediate futures. The annual Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) poll ... More >>

Next Week’s Budget – Time To Tighten Up Our COVID-19 Response

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 10:37 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants are calling on the Government to move on from the high-trust model of universal support for Kiwi businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The next phase must take a more targeted evidence-based approach. “Next week’s ... More >>

IR Eases Up WFH Tax Rules

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 12:53 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand has welcomed an Inland Revenue “temporary response” to the COVID-19 pandemic that helps employers contribute towards the out-of-pocket expenses of employees working from home. It also supported Inland Revenue’s ... More >>

COVID-19 Highlights The Importance Of Charity Communications Channels

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 1:25 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Charities which have won accolades for the transparency and excellence of information in their financial reports have highlighted the same qualities as they continue to work in a COVID-19 environment. Comprehensive Care, a not-for-profit Primary Health ... More >>

New Research: More Kiwis Get Money Advice At The BBQ Than From Financial Professionals

Friday, 6 March 2020, 7:44 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

New research released today has found that Kiwis are more likely to seek financial advice from family and friends around a barbecue or dinner table than seek the help of a professional adviser. Friends and family are seen as the most trustworthy source ... More >>

Worldwide Accounting Profession’s Call To Action On Climate Change

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 10:05 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia have joined 13 of the world’s largest professional accounting organisations committing to a call to action in response to climate change. The organisations represent 2.5 million ... More >>

Chartered Accountants welcome climate financial disclosures

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 7:49 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Karen McWilliams, Business Reform Leader for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand today welcomed the Government’s consultation document on a new regime requiring companies to assess and report their climate-related financial risks. More >>

NZ set to dodge google tax bullet

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:24 am | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

The OECD secretariat’s preferred approach to tackle digital taxation for consultation is good news for New Zealand businesses with most, if not all, likely to avoid being directly caught in international tax changes designed to deal with digitalisation ... More >>

IR creates lose-lose for taxpayer

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 2:20 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Inland Revenue has created a favourable situation for itself, or from the taxpayers’ point of view a ‘lose-lose,’ with latest changes to its Use of Money Interest Rates, says John Cuthbertson, New Zealand Tax Leader for Chartered Accountants Australia ... More >>

“Ugly tax” targeting companies will sting Kiwis

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:52 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

The proposed Digital Services Tax, touted by the Government as a way to ensure multinational companies pay their fair share of tax, will also ensnare large Kiwi businesses, along with their customers, warns Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ). ... More >>

Business is not totally left out of the Wellbeing Budget

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:47 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

The Wellbeing Budget was never going to be primarily about business, but businesses were not totally left out, said Peter Vial New Zealand Country Head of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. More >>

Praise for listening to feedback on CGT challenges

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 5:05 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) today praised the Coalition Government for listening to feedback on the challenges of wide-ranging tax reforms and the importance of maintaining the integrity and simplicity of the tax system. More >>

International digital services tax – a Trojan horse for NZ?

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 4:46 pm | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

New Zealand’s largest accounting organisation, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, is calling on the Government to drop its plans for a go-it-alone digital services tax targeting multinationals. The international digital tax debate ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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