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Tax Loss Carry Back Scheme: An Attempt to Improve Cash Flow

Loss Carry Back Scheme.

From 15-04-2020 almost all entities trust, companies, sole trader, partnership can carry back the anticipated losses to avail tax refund. The scheme is another measure taken by the Government to assist struggling New Zealand business to deal with economic impact of Covid-19. The bill Covid-19 Response (Taxation and Other Regulatory Urgent Measures) is enacted now.

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The Court of Appeal reconfirm Permanent Place of Abode is very crucial in determining New Zealand Tax Residency.

In a tax case Van Uden v Commissioner of Inland Revenue [2018] NZCA 487 the decision was delivered on 08th November 2018. High court decision was upheld in the favor of IRD explaining New Zealand Tax Residency and Permanent Place of Abode Test.

The decision confirms the interpretation of permanent place of abode as set out in Commissioner of Inland Revenue v Diamond [2015] NZCA 613. Permanent place of abode in New Zealand can be seen as “a home in New Zealand”

This case provides very good explanation on New Zealand Tax Residency and Permanent Place of Abode Test.

The permanent Place of Abode test overrides 183 days test for New Zealand Tax Residency.

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