Month: May 2017


The Steak and Cheese Budget

By Phil Barlow – 25 May 2017 Having read the online news website “Stuff” today, apparently there has been a tradition introduced during Bill English’s time as Finance Minister to get his Facebook followers to vote on a “budget day pie”. For 2017, the vote was a standard “steak and cheese” pie. Was this an […]

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The IRD’S mileage rate increases for the 2017 income year

The IRD’s mileage rates for the 2017 income year for vehicles with business travel of 5,000 or less in an income year have been set as follows: Petrol vehicles – 73 cents/km Diesel vehicles – 73 cents/km Hybrid vehicles – 73 cents/km Electric vehicles – 81 cents/km Taxpayers can choose to use the IRD’s mileage […]

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