Month: January 2013


Major Change to IRD’s Treatment of Accommodation Allowances

|Tax Advisors|Inland Revenue’s Treatment of Accommodation Allowances By Shelley-ann Brinkley – 31 January 2013 On 6 December 2012 the IRD released a Commissioner’s Statement clarifying the Commissioner’s position on the tax treatment of accommodation allowances. This appears to be a significant shift from the historic position taken by advisors and will impact many taxpayers. The […]

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Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Agreement with the US

|Tax Advisors |Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) agreement with US By Phil Barlow – 15 January 2013 Revenue Minister, the Hon Peter Dunne has announced that the Government is looking to negotiate a Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Agreement with the United States. The FATCA legislation was enacted in the US in 2010 […]

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