Vol 26 No 5
Issued
01 Jun 2014

TIB - June 2014

Interpretation statements: IS 14/02: Income tax – Foreign tax credits – What is a tax of substantially the same nature as income tax imposed under s BB

Binding rulings

  • Product Ruling BR Prd 14/03: Bank of New Zealand
  • Product Ruling BR Prd 14/04: Scales Consolidated Tax Group

Legislation and determinations

  • Special Determination S26: Valuation of shares issued by Bank following a trigger event 
  • Determination DEP87: Depreciation rate for tablet computers and electronic media storage devices (including smartphones and MP3 players and similar devices)
  • General Depreciation Determination DEP88: Pet grooming and cleaning equipment
  • CPI Adjustment 14/01 for Determination DET 09/02: Standard-cost household service for childcare providers
  • CPI Adjustment 14/02 for Determination DET 05/03: Standard-cost household service for boarding service providers
  • National average market values of specified livestock determination 2014

Questions we’ve been asked

  • QB 14/02: Income tax – Entry of a new partner into a partnership – effect on continuing partners
  • QB 14/03: GST – Transfer of interest in a partnership

Legal decisions – case notes

  • Commissioner awarded indemnity costs
  • Judicial review
  • Strike-out application dismissed