Terry Baucher

Terry Baucher is the director of his Auckland-based tax consultancy firm Baucher Consulting Limited. He writes a regular column on tax for www.interest.co.nz and is a frequent media commentator on tax matters on Radio NZ and the NZ Herald.

Business
Apr 18, 2019

The other tax recommendations the government ignored

Along with no CGT the Labour government is left with other tax headaches like what to do about sugar consumption, the environment, and tax thresholds that haven't changed in a decade.

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Business
Mar 19, 2019

How to focus Facebook and Google on cleaning up their mess? Tax them

Imposing a digital services tax will concentrate the tech giants' minds on their woeful response to the Christchurch massacre, writes Terry Baucher.

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Business
Mar 12, 2019

Huge tax risks for SkyCity with offshore online gambling venture

SkyCity's moves to set up an offshore online gambling subsidiary throw up a huge range of questions about just how tax should work in the digital age

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Business
Feb 22, 2019

Beyond Capital Gains: other good stuff from the Tax Working Group report

Employee subsidies for public transport, less tax on KiwiSaver: There are some gems in the government's latest tax report other than the capital gains distraction, writes tax expert Terry Baucher.

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Business
Sep 18, 2018

Capital gains tax? Yeah, nah, definitely, maybe

Will this be another instance of New Zealand saying 'yeah, nah' to a capital gains tax? Tax specialist Terry Baucher investigates.

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Business
Apr 19, 2018

Have we finally got a solution to the hell that is provisional tax?

Provisional tax has long been contentious among small business owners. A new cloud-based system has been launched, but it could be grounded by the same old problems

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Business
Nov 27, 2017

Minimum wage hike or tax cut: What’s the best way to get money into low income earners’ pockets?

The Government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. But low income earners could be better off with an change in the tax brackets instead, accountant Terry Baucher says.

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Politics
Oct 7, 2017

Could a NZ capital gains tax ever become a reality?

Any political party wanting a fairer, more productive New Zealand needs to address the issue of the taxation of capital, argues Terry Baucher.

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