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Auckland Tax SIG 2021



Meeting monthly, this group covers topical tax issues. Members comprise of accountants in practice, those working in industry, people managing their own tax affairs and professionals wishing to advance their tax knowledge.

Available to attend in person and online.

A connected network of tax specialists providing sharp thinking on topical tax issues.

Also available on live webcast

Half year Purchase (July - Dec)
Available to purchase in June 2021

Member $80
Non-Member $100

Casual Session Purchase

Member $51
Non-Member $64

Topics 2021

9 February
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
Overview of the current property taxation rules, including the bright-line and loss ring-fencing rules, the traps for transactionsinvolving trusts and a look ahead at the implications for trustees of the coming rise in the income tax rate to 39%. - Presented by; Terry Baucher, Tax Consultant, Baucher Consulting Limited 

8 March
Navigate the significant changes to the FBT regime using software and automation - Presented by Jeremy Dobbie, Solution Consultant, Taxlab
Compliance transformed - Presented by Leigh Tomei, Partner - PwC

12 April
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
Ethics Update - Nick Dangerfield, Director - Nick dangerfield & Associates Ltd



10 May
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
Update on Recent Tax Changes - Presented by Helen Johnson, Partner, Amber Good, Senior Manager & Michael Hansby, Associate at PwC 




14 June
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
Budget 2021 - Presented by Aaron Quintal, Tax partner with EY



Topics 2020

10 February
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
The New Zealand Tax Disputes Process, including tips, tricks and strategies for managing tax disputes, as well as areas of focus for IRD in 2020. Presented by; Andrew Tringham, Senior Manager - Tax Dispute Resolution and Controversy and Bruce Bernacchi, Tax Partner, KPMG 

9 March
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
GST Update - Presented by; Allan Bullot, Tax Partner, Deloitte

8 April
Tax Pooling Interview  - Presented by, Peter Vial, New Zealand country head at CA ANZ, interviews with Josh Taylor CA, Co-founder and Director at Tax Traders. 
Wage Subsidy Scheme - Presented by John Cuthbertson, Peter Vial & Charlotte Evett NZ, CA ANZ & Steph Dyhrberg, Employment Lawyer 

11 May
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
A Potpourri of Current Tax Issues - Presented by Bridget Riley, Senior Tax Specialist Lawyer - Anthony Harper

11 June
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
An International Tax Update for SME/Individuals - Presented by Dr Peter Loerscher CPA, StB (DE) , Tax Specialist at Peter Loerscher International Tax Limited.

13 July
Aaron Quintal, Tax Partner & Sladjana Freakley, Senior Manager - EY, with 
  1. 2020 budget
  2. Proposed fiscal measures to cover the cost of the Covid-19 initiatives
  3. The economic outlook,
  4. Thoughts on the political platforms that are shaping up ahead of the election.
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 

10 August - Mini Conference
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
Issues Affecting Corporate Entities - Presented by John Payne FCA, Head of Tax, New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Employment Taxes - Presented by Lisa Murphy, Tax Partner, RSM 
Cyber Crime - Presented by Simon Howard, Technical Manager at ZX Security 

14 September
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
PwC Tax Update - Presented by Jai Nario, Director in the M&A Tax Team & Louis McLennan Partner within Tax & Private Business team - PwC 

12 October
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
How CAANZ is dealing with Covid-19 - Presented by Peter Vial, New Zealand Country Head, CA ANZ

9 November
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
Transfer Pricing and International Tax Issues  - Presented by Tori Sullivan, Partner EY Law and Kim Atwill, Partner EY

14 December
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders 
Recent Tax Cases  - Presented by Brendan Brown, Partner,  Russell McVeagh and Callum Burnett, Senior Solicitor, Russell McVeagh




Topics 2019

11 February
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
PayDay Reporting and Payroll software solutions - Presented by Keryn Hotop & Chris Partridge, Smart Payroll

11 March
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
Tax on property - Presented by Jai Nario and Helen Johnson

8 April
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
The Tax Working Group Report - Presented by Geof Nightingale & SA Focus on the revised Code of Ethics - Presented by Peter Vial, CA ANZ

13 May
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
PayDay Reporting and Payroll software solutions - Presented by Keryn Hotop & Chris Partridge, Smart Payroll

10 June
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
New Zealand tax risk associated with inbound investments and migration to New Zealand – Presented by Peter Loerscher, Tax Specialist at Peter Loerscher

8 July
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
Tax Policies - Presented by Aaron Quintal, Tax Partner, EY & Sladjana Freakley, Senior Manager, EY

12 August - Mini Conference 
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
Tax Update - Lindsay Ng, Senior Tax Adocate, CA ANZ
GST - Allan Bullot, Partner, Deloitte
Partnership - Lisa Murphy, Tax Partner, RSM New Zealand
Trust - Bridget Riley, Senior Tax Advisor, Anthony Harper

9 September
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
Introduction to the new research and development tax incentive – Presented by Dr Tim Benbow, Partner, R&D and Incentives, EY
Digital Tax – Presented by Simon Dobson, Indirect Tax Associate Director, EY

14 October
Hot Topics -Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
MyIR Update - Presenter by Nick Wilkins, Relationship Manager | External Relationships,  Inland Revenue

11 November
Hot Topics - Presented by, Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders.
Corporate Tax Challenges and Opportunities - Presented by Campbell Rapley, Group Taxation Manager, Air New Zealand, Marcelle Kiely, Tax Manager, Sky TV and Rachel Bull, Head of Group Tax, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.



Topics 2018

12 February
Trusts - Current Tax Issues - Bridget Riley, Tax and Trusts, Anthony Harper
 
12 March
Taxation of Outbound Investments - Bevan Miles & Simon Akozu, Chapman Tripp.
 
7 April
Employee Payroll Tax, including secondments, expatriates and traditional residents - Presented by Lisa Murphy, RSM
 
14 May
Panel discussion on The Tax Working Group set up by the Government. Geof Nightingale - PwC, Craig Elliffe - AUT & Nick Malarro - Meredith Connell
 
11 June 
International Tax Reforms - Presented by Dean Madsen, EY 
 
9 July  
Winding up Solvent and Insolvent Entities - Presented by Tony Maginness, Jared Booth and Claire Dilks, Staples Rodway
 
13 August 
Ransomware, Whaling and Phishing - A New Zealand case Study - Presented by Simon Howard, ZX Security
Why Tax Pooling is the new best practice - Josh Taylor, tax Traders
Income Tax Payments and Compliance - Presented by Terry Baucher, Baucher Consulting Limited
 
10 September  
International Tax Developments - Presented by John Nash FCA, Manager International Revenue Strategy, Inland Revenue

8 October  
Hot Tips on Tax Pooling - Presented by Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
Tax – What’s coming? - Presented by John Cuthbertson, CA ANZ
GST issues - Presented by Allan Bullot, Partner, Tax Deloitte

12 November  
 
Hot Topics - Presented by Josh Taylor, Director, Tax Traders
Recent changes in Employee Share Schemes - Presented by Rohini Ram CA, People Advisory Service Leader & Hamish Robertson CA, Manager, People Advisory Services, EY New Zealand
Chartered Accountants ANZ Conference Centre
Ground Floor, Carlaw Park
12-16 Nicholls Lane
Parnell 
Auckland 1010

Committee Members

Chair:

Susan Tremlett

Committee:

Lydia Lobo

Swathy Gudipoodi

Abhi Jagwani

Connie Yeung


EVENT DETAILS


Topic: Member Regional Events

Sub-Topic: Special Interest Group

Format: Seminar

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