Phil Barlow

Tax Director, B.Bus, CA
  • Tax Risk Management
  • IRD Audits
  • Domestic, International, and Non-Profit Tax Advice

Phone: +64 9 448 3233
Mobile: +64 21 223 8000

Phil Barlow joined Hayes Knight in 2007 as Director of our Tax Team coming from Ernst & Young. Having specialised in tax for more than 20 years, Phil has considerable expertise in tax effective structuring, tax risk management, assisting with IRD audits, domestic and international tax advice and tax due diligence.

Throughout his career, Phil has worked with many clients across a broad spectrum of industries; ranging from small to medium size businesses through to large multinational companies. Phil has also assisted the key stakeholders in these businesses with their own personal tax obligations.

Phil co-manages the day to day operations of Knowledge Shop Limited and regularly presents on topical tax issues for the Knowledge Shop, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ) and other Auckland based Chartered Accountancy firms.

Within CAANZ, Phil is Chair of the Auckland Branch Operational Tax Liaison Group. Phil is also the Auckland representative on the National Tax Liaison Committtee.


Phil’s Latest Articles


IRD Use of Money Interest rates

In a time when business confidence surveys are at a 10 year low, and economists have indicated two further official cash rate reductions are imminent, the Inland Revenue has announced an increase to their "use of money interest" rate.  Although the IRD have always...

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Who still wants to be a landlord?

Who still wants to be a landlord? : By Hayes Knight - 9 November 2018 It seems every day you read the newspaper, there are numerous articles focusing on the New Zealand property market. There have been a number of tax changes aimed at softening the property market. In...

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Online shopping about to cost consumers more

 GST will apply to most low-value imported goods from 1 October 2019Currently, goods purchased from overseas are generally not subject to GST unless the total GST and duty payable on those goods is at least $60.  Where no duty is payable, this roughly translates to...

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