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
Email: phil.barlow@hayesknight.co.nz

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

 

Paying IRD by cheque – The screws are tightened

For some time Inland Revenue and other Government organisations have been pondering changing how their customers can make payment.  Specifically, whether you will be able to make payment using a cheque.  There has been some reluctance for Government departments to be...

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Residential Rental Loss Ring-Fencing

Not only have residential investors been hit with the extended 5-year bright-line test, the new loss ring-fencing rules will mean many residential rental property owners may struggle to cashflow the costs of owning their rental property. Legislation was passed in...

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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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