Legal Updates

IRD seminars on payday filing

Sep 18, 2018 3:56:00 PM

The IRD has organised for over 300 seminars to be held across the country through October and November to assist managers and employers with the new payday filing requirements in place from 1 April 2009. Over 10,000 seats have already been booked at these events, within weeks of them being announced, and IRD is encouraging tax administrators to get ready and filing as soon as possible. 

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GST on payments to school boards

Aug 24, 2018 9:50:00 AM

The IRD has ruled that payments made by parents to state and state-integrated schools to help the school cover the cost of providing educational services it must provide for free by law are not chargeable with GST. However, GST is chargeable on payments made for services that students are not entitled to receive for free under the Education Act.

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