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Are employers using IRD’s working from home tax provisions?

Michael Andrew
Wed, 01 Sep 2021

Not all employers are keen to reimburse employees for home office expenses. (Image: Depositphotos)
Michael Andrew
Wed, 01 Sep 2021
The IRD’s latest extension of its working from home tax provisions is welcome news to accountants, who feared an “administrative nightmare” for employers if employees’ at-home expenses were subject to PAYE.  Chartered Accountants New Zealand tax lead John Cuthbertson said the IRD’s determination, which gives employers the option of reimbursing staff $20 a week tax-free for costs related to running home offices without having to show evidence of expense, was an easy fix that saved employers a considerable amoun...

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