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Tax Update Webinars

2019 Tax Webinar May 1.5 hours

  • Making Voluntary Disclosures to IRD
  • New Tax Bill/Act - What you need to know
  • Tax Payments when received in time
  • GST - how it applies to imported services
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2019 Tax Webinar April - 1.5 hours

 Key Topics
  • Transparency of LTCs and LPs
  • Portable buildings and depreciation
  • Airbnb
  • CFDs
  • Employee share scheme
  • Audit Issues
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2019 Tax Webinar March 1.5 hours

  • Accommodation suppliers
  • Balance Date Issues
  • Tax Working Group Report
  • Digital Tax - What is this about?
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2019 Tax Webinar - February

Webinar Highlights:
  •  Associated Person Rental situations 
  • GST on merchant fees/credit card charges
  • Definition of settlor for trust purposes
  • Amalgamating companies
  • Shortfall penalties recap
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2018 Tax Webinar November 1.5hrs

Webinar Highlights
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • GST on imported goods
  • Research and development
  • Relationship property
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2018 Tax Webinar October 1.5hrs

 Part 1 Key Topics
  • Land developments - staging of subdivision and JV structure options
  • FBT - Practical Application of the New Rules and issues that have cropped up
Part 2 BTax Top 40
  • Donations other than in dollars, cents and cheques - claiming tax credit?
  • IRD New Ruling for Bright-line Ruling for Main home exemption for subdivided sections
  • Asset split for depreciation post-settlement - ignore S&P?
  • IRD New Ruling for Bright-line for Lifestyle Blocks
  • Lease goodwill - when is it not depreciable?
  • GST treatment of oddball items like credit card fees and interest on overdue accounts
Part 3 - IRD Audit Trends & Issues
  • Interest on Rentals being built
  • Update on bloodstock syndicates and GST
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2018 Tax Webinar September 2018 1.5 hrs

Update Topics 

Interest Deductibility
  • An update and review of the rules around interest deductibility and how these can be applied to various business structures and scenarios including:
    • Company interest deductibility
    • Loans to pay-out shareholders/partners/beneficiaries
    • Other scenarios
Tax Working Group Interim Report OR Mixed-Use Assets
  • The Tax Working Group is due to release their interim report in September. If they do so before 14 September, we will provide an overview of this report.
  • Otherwise, we will provide an update on the Mixed-Use Asset regime including:
    • What is it?
    • How to apportion expenses
    • GST adjustments
    • Quarantined expenditure
  • An overview of the New Zealand tax residency rules and how they apply to:
    • Individuals
    • Trusts
    • Partnerships
    • Companies
Topical Issues
  • An update on the recent topical issues
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2018 Tax Webinar August - 1.5hrs

 Part 1 Key Topics
  • Food-Glorious-Food: Shareholders and/or Employees, when is it:
    • Fully deductible
    • FBT or non-deductible
    • or 50% as entertainment?
  • Overseas inheritances
    • Are they tax free, if so when?
    • What about foreign trust tax issues?
    • IRD's views and risk if not returned?
Part 2 Brandt Segedin Top 40
  • Imputation credits and FIFs what can you claim?
  • GST and land - IRD enforcing CZR unfairly
  • Shareholder/Employees: Cover Plus Extra deductibility - still controversy!
  • Body Corps and GST registration - what are the rules now?
  • GST glitch for Airbnb in entity registered for another
  • Meth repairs to rental and compensation payout
Part 2 IRD Audit Trends & Issues
  • GST taxable activity - IRD surprise approach
And any other issues which come up between now and then.
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Tech Savvy Webinars

2019 Tech Savvy - FIFs and PIEs - April 1.25 hours

  • Refresher of the basics
  • Assistance in choosing the correct PIR rates
  • How to read and interpret portfolio reports

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2019 Tech Savvy - Feb 2019 - Dividends and Imputation Credits 1.25 hrs

  • Imputation Credits
  • Overview of Dividends
  • How to maintain the imputation credit account
  • Explanation of when/why dividends should be declared
  • How to best utilise imputation credits
  • Practical examples
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2018 Tech Savvy - October 2018 - GST - Back to Basics 1.25hrs

 Webinar Highlights
  • Overview of the regime
  • When can, or should, you register for GST
  • Taxable, exempt and zero-rated supplies
  • Determining the time of supply and when this is important
  • What expenditure can be claimed
  • Aportionments and adjustments
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2018 Tech Savvy FBT - The Important Stuff August 2018 1.25 hrs

Webinar Highlights 
  • Overview of the regime
  • Motor vehicles and FBT
  • New rules for shareholder employees of companies with one or two vehicles
  • GST and FBT
  • Other key areas of FBT
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2018 Tech Savvy Webinar - Family Income Schemes & Benefits - June 1.25 hrs

 Working For Families
  • Understanding the different tax credits available
  • Current eligibility rules for tax credits
  • How to calculate Family Scheme Income (including relevant adjustments) to determine a family's entitlement
Student Loans
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Repayment obligations
  • Implications for overseas tax residents
  • How to calculate Family Scheme Income (including relevant adjustments) to determine repayment obligations
Student Allowance
  • Entitlements available and eligibility criteria
  • Accommodation benefits
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Special Webinars

2019 Special Edition Webinar - Landlord's New Obligations and Tax Impact

 What are the new minimum required insulation standards for landlords?
  • Do you need to upgrade or install new insulation?
  • What is the correct insulation for your property?
  • What happens if you don't comply and how is compliance going to be enforced?
  • What are the exemptions?
  • What is the tax treatment of costs in meeting the new insulation standards?
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2019 Special Edition Webinar - Make Delegation Profitable for You 1.5 hours

  • Identify who you can delegate to
  • Ensure it works first time
  • Recognise the 4 levels and when to use them
  • Overcome fears of entrusting work to others

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2019 Special Edition Webinar - AML Compliance Training - The Annual Report


  • The Annual Report
  • Conducting Due Diligence
  • Enhanced Due Diligence for PTRs
  • FAQs
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2019 Special Edition Webinar - IRD Reporting for Trusts - CRS and FATCA Compliance 1.50 hours

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2019 Special Edition Webinar Employment Law - so many changes 1.50 hours

  • The changes that took effect on 12 December 2018
  • The new Domestic Violence Victims Protection Act
  • What comes into effect on 6 May
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2019 Mini-Series Introduction to Tax Part One and Part Two 3.0hrs

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2019 Special Edition Webinar - Motivation and Your Team .25hrs

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2019 Special Webinar - Payday Filing Recording

If you would like a copy of the recording please email or call on (03)479 4849

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2019 Special Edition Webinar - New Zealand Housing Market 1.0 hr

  • How will Loss Ring-Fencing impact the housing/rental market?
  • What does the short- and long-term picture look like?
  • Interest rates and prices - the ups and downs
  • Policies on the horizon . . . and more
  • Capital Gains . . .
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2019 AML - Compliance Officer Training - February

  • Overview on a Compliance Officer's key responsibilities and obligations
  • Maintaining the compliance Programme and Risk Assessment. It has been drafted - now what?
  • Internal reviews - suggested activities
  • Annual reporting obligations - getting ready
  • PTR/SAR Reporting
  • FAQ and Recent news
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2019 Special Edition Webinar - Loss Ring-Fencing has arrived!

  • What property the rules apply to
  • How to calculate and track losses
  • When can you access or benefit from losses
  • What planning should you do now to minimise any disadvantages
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2018 Special Edition Webinar - Personal Grievances - is it a gravy train?

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2018 Anti-Money Laundering - Decision Trees and Process Maps

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2018 Instructional Anti-Money Laundering Webinar and Templates

Please note, due to system constraints we will send you the templates and recording by separate email.

 Your package will include:

  1. Due Diligence Reference Sheet (What must we obtain for CDD and who from?)
  2. Client Risk Assessment Template
  3. CDD - Step-by-step process and procedure example
  4. PTR/SAR/STR Registers
  5. Prescribed Transaction Request template
  6. Acceptable forms of ID - Quick reference sheet
  7. Template for requesting due diligence information from clients
A 30 minute Instructional Webinar Recording on how to complete and use all of the new templates.
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2018 Anti-Money Laundering - The Recording Package

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2018 Anti-Money Laundering - The Turnkey Package

This package includes both sets of recordings AND the two templates. It also includes Bonus Process Maps & Decision Trees

Everything that you need to get started! 
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2018 Anti-Money Laundering - The Template Package

 Both the Risk Assessment and the Programme Templates for Anti-Money Laundering
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2018 Template 1 - Anti-Money Laundering Risk Assessment

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2018 Template 2 - Anti-Money Laundering Programme Template

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2018 Special Edition Webinar - Tax Issues for Employers 1.5 hrs

What we will cover
  • Tax Free Reimbursements
  • Common FBT issues
  • Accommodation and Meals
  • Employer vs. Contractor
  • Schedular Payments
  • Other remuneration issues such as inducements and share schemes
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2018 Special Edition Webinar - Training your team on AML CFT

Training for your team on AML/CFT - requirements around reporting suspicious activities, to your Compliance Officer.
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2018 Special Edition Webinar - Anti-Money Laundering for Accountants 2.0 1.25hours

 This webinar is aimed at ensuring that accountants know what is required of them on an ongoing basis, e.g. recognising risks, suspicious transactions, reporting requirements etc.

Webinar Highlights
  • Summary of documentation required
  • Summary of Client Due Diligence requirements
  • Trust and Company Service Providers
  • Being a Designated Business Group
  • Reporting suspicious activity
  • Compliance when conducting international transactions
  • Identifying red flags
  • Record keeping and ongoing monitoring
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2018 Special Edition Webinar - Holiday Pay - avoiding the pitfalls 1.5 hours

Holiday pay - avoiding the pitfalls

Webinar Highlights

Holiday Act
  • A review of the Act and Employer's obligations under the Act
  • Employee entitlement
  • Close down periods
  • Paying out (cash in lieu of leave)
  • Holiday pay
  • Public Holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Alternative leave
Getting it right
  • Minimum wage
  • Employment contracts
  • Record keeping
  • Powers of the Labour Inspectors and audits
What if there is a mistake?
  • What can you do if your client has calculated entitlements incorrectly? How do you fix it?)
  • What are the penalties?
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2018 Special Edition Webinar - Loss ring-fencing and 5-year bright line 1.50hrs

What do they really mean for property investors?
Take action now to minimise the impact of loss ring-fencing and other changes!

Webinar Highlights
  • What types of property does the ring-fencing apply to?
  • How will the new rules work?
  • What structuring and planning issues should be addressed prior to the loss ring-fencing rules being introduced?
  • What does a 5-year bright line test mean for investors?
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