Month: August 2014

Inland Revenue changes position on deductibility of business travel

By Shelley-ann Brinkley – 15 August 2014 Inland Revenue has issued a Questions we’ve been asked (13/05) which updates its view on the deductibility of a companion’s travel expenses. The document replaces previous publications on the issue and applies for the 2014 and subsequent income years. Historically, common practice has been to treat a portion […]

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Greenpeace’s legal win – What it means for NZ Charities

On 6 August 2014 after 4 years of legal battles New Zealand’s Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Greenpeace being potentially able to register as a charity, and that a political purpose is not an automatic barrier to being considered a charitable purpose. Our country’s highest court has overruled the previous Court of Appeal […]

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MBIE sector research

By Hayes Knight – 6 August 2014 Is your business involved in any way in the food or beverage production? If so the recent industry reports from MBIE could be of value to you. A key trait of any successful business is one that is not only good at what it does and how it […]

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