Tax Conference 2019

Are we at a crossroads in the tax industry? Recent policy changes and international developments could mean big changes to come in the tax industry, how will this impact New Zealand?
Back for the 27th year, the Tax Conference is Chartered Accountants ANZ’s flagship event for Tax professionals in New Zealand. Designed to keep you across policy updates, international changes and current trends in the industry.

The 2019 conference will focus on what the future hold for New Zealand’s tax base, implications and practicalities for New Zealand.

The programme features some of New Zealand’s most influential professionals including David Bradbury, Head of Tax Policy for the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, along with Government ministers and academics in the industry.

What can you expect from the programme?

  • Gain practical insights into current trends and issues in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Hear about the latest focus areas at Inland Revenue and what the future holds for tax investigations.
  • How the unresolved capital/revenue boundary issues may continue to result in controversy and potential disputes.  
  • The recent Australian developments and the risks of these to trans-Tasman companies.

View the full Programme for this conference.
David Bradbury
Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration

David is the Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

He is an Australian national and joined the OECD in April 2014, where he leads a team of economists, lawyers and statisticians who are focused on providing internationally comparable revenue statistics and delivering high quality economic analysis and tax policy advice.

Tony Pagone

The Hon. G Tony Pagone practises in revenue law including in arbitration, mediation and advice. He retired from the Federal Court of Australia where he had been the national co ordinating judge of the Taxation National Practice Area. Before his appointment to the Federal Court he was a judge of the trial division of the Supreme Court of Victoria and had been the judge in charge of the Commercial Court of that Court.

Hon Grant Robertson
Minister of Finance

Minister Grant Robertson is the Minister of Finance, Sport and Recreation and the Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage. He is the Labour Member of Parliament for the Wellington Central electorate.
Grant’s belief in social justice and a desire to see every New Zealander able to achieve their potential led him to politics, and he has been the Member of Parliament for Wellington Central since November 2008.

View the Speakers for this event.
Pullman Auckland, Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant

8am - 4pm

For further details regarding the Conference, visit the Practical information page.


Topic: Tax

Sub-Topic: Business Tax, GST, Income Tax, International Tax, Tax Administration

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: All

CPD: 13.5 hours