Tax Alert - April 2013
Tax Alert is a monthly publication that keeps you up to date with the latest developments in tax. The alert is compiled by our national tax specialists who are continually monitoring the outlook for new tax developments and analysing the implications for our clients.
Where are we now ? Update on recent employment tax issues
In the past few months, there has been a flurry of discussion on various issues involving the taxation of certain benefits provided by employers. Inland Revenue has been taking steps to adopt a stricter stance in this area, generating a considerable backlash from taxpayers and in the media. In particular, the recent furore surrounding proposed changes to FBT on car parks and taxation of communication payments to employees has attracted widespread attention in the press, forcing a Government back-down on the proposed changes.
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