An opportunity lost for Scott Morrison in India

An opportunity lost for Scott Morrison in India

Australia PM cancels visit amidst burning problem at home Venkat Raman Auckland, January 5, 2020 With bushfires continuing to rage across Australia and with growing criticism over the way he has been handling the crisis, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday (January 4, 2020) that he was cancelling his visit to India and Japan. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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New tax laws on employee travel from April 1 2020

Sourced Content Wellington, January 4, 2020 The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has issued an Operational Statement (OS 19/05) to clarify and simplify the tax rules around employer-provided travel to distant workplaces; for example, a person who works in Wellington but lives in Auckland, or who may travel greater distances in working from home or at multiple workplaces. Uncertainty over liability…

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New tax laws on employee travel from April 1 2020

Sourced Content Wellington, January 4, 2020 The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has issued an Operational Statement (OS 19/05) to clarify and simplify the tax rules around employer-provided travel to distant workplaces; for example, a person who works in Wellington but lives in Auckland, or who may travel greater distances in working from home or at multiple workplaces. Uncertainty over liability…

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Immigration audit likely to come up this year

Immigration audit likely to come up this year

Gill Bonnett  Wellington, January 4, 2020 The Auditor General is weighing up whether to look into the operations and restructure of Immigration New Zealand (INZ). The MBIE business unit underwent two major overhauls as well as a change to its senior management structure. A spokesman for the Auditor General said that a performance audit was carried out on INZ’s changed programme…

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