Tax heroes: Compare tax paid by NZ’s biggest companies, 2015-2017

The table below shows tax paid by NZX top 50 largest companies (by market capitalisation) in 2015, 2016 and 2017

Scroll across to view the full table and click on the columns to sort by the relevant number – and to see how they do and don’t relate to one another.

Revenue = income earned from a company’s activities. NPBT = net profit before tax. This is a company’s revenue (sales) minus its expenses (costs) before tax has been paid. ITP = total income tax payable. The amount of cash paid to IRD that year. CTR = cash tax rate. The % of NPBT the company has paid in tax that year. ETR = effective tax rate. The average tax rate applied to a company’s profit. SHF = shareholder funds. A company’s assets (property, cash, etc) minus its liabilities (money owed).

All figures are ($000).

wdt_ID Company Revenue '17 NPBT '17 Total ITP '17 SHF '17 ETR '17 % CTR '17 % Revenue '16 NPBT '16 Total ITP '16 SHF '16 ETR '16 % CTR '16 % Revenue '15 NPBT '15 Total ITP '15 SHF '15 ETR '15 % CTR '15 %
1 Auckland International 629,300 436,200 92,000 4,029,000 23.7 21.1 573,900 337,800 78,400 3,880,700 22.3 23.8 508,500 286,300 68,300 3,042,900 21.9 23.9
2 Air NZ 5,109,000 527,000 121,000 1,986,000 27.5 23.0 5,231,000 663,000 235,000 2,108,000 30.2 35.3 4,925,000 474,000 159,000 1,965,000 31.0 33.5
3 ANZ 3,994,000 2,465,000 661,000 11,313,000 27.8 26.8 3,861,000 2,114,000 588,000 11,167,000 27.1 27.8 4,037,000 2,448,000 612,000 10,860,000 27.7 25.0
4 Argosy Property 124,929 120,421 12,377 875,221 13.3 10.3 122,213 83,554 10,466 810,404 5.6 14.2 115,805 68,553 12,039 768,726 6.1 17.6
5 Arvida Group 101,433 58,103 3,972 371,552 7.6 6.8 82,509 28,172 4,263 264,761 14.7 15.1 20,071 3,820 1,168 209,715 19.4 30.6
6 The a2 Milk Company 549,247 139,351 47,663 241,482 35.0 34.2 352,502 52,299 23,692 133,078 41.8 44.1 154,803 1,281 3,261 58,629 263.2 254.6
7 CBL Corporation 333,460 44,119 12,351 292,620 30.4 28.0 244,451 49,540 8,954 193,688 28.3 18.3 188,501 26,379 7,366 67,459 26.5 27.9
8 Contact Energy 2,080,000 209,000 41,000 2,775,000 28.2 19.6 2,163,000 -106,000 19,000 2,823,000 37.7 -17.9 2,443,000 162,000 7,000 3,171,000 17.9 4.3
9 Chorus 1,040,000 159,000 40,000 944,000 28.9 25.2 1,008,000 127,000 32,000 871,000 28.3 25.2 1,006,000 127,000 28,000 819,000 28.3 22.0
10 Comvita 155,879 9,352 420 163,875 -5.0 4.5 230,743 26,299 9,270 131,839 29.7 36.6 152,702 14,489 4,106 118,679 29.3 28.3

 


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