About John Cuthbertson CA

John is responsible for leading the New Zealand tax team and engaging with New Zealand’s Inland Revenue Department and Treasury on tax law reform, policy settings and administration. 

John’s focus is to contribute to the tax consultative process, and train and impart tax knowledge for the betterment of the accounting profession.

John is an experienced taxation specialist and Chartered Accountant with deep industry knowledge. Prior to joining CA ANZ, John was a tax director at PwC, servicing a diverse client portfolio in public practice.

Posts by John Cuthbertson CA

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  1. NZ Capital Gains Tax recommendations start of long process

    The Tax Working Group recognises substantive consultation will be required for its proposed Capital Gains Tax and Inland Revenue will need additional support...

  2. Crackdown on tax avoidance and other new tax initiatives

    The Government is counting on an extra $726.3 million of revenue over the next four years from new initiatives including a crackdown on ‘tax dodgers’...

  3. 2019 kicking off with a bang

    The trend of legislation creating uncertainty for business continues in 2019...

  4. R&D Tax Incentive: It's in our DNA

    CAANZ recommends R&D scheme supports start-up entities & small businesses to create right conditions for businesses to experiment & thrive...

  5. TWG report a lost opportunity for small business

    Small recommendations don’t go far enough to redress tax compliance burden...

  6. Striking the right balance for a capital gains tax

    So consistently taxing capital gains will make our tax system fairer, right?...

  7. Tax in throes of catching up with digital age

    What was originally a narrow discussion on how to tax digital services has morphed into a wide-ranging one on how countries carve up tax revenues on international business profits...

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  8. Member feedback boosts IR support for tax agents and account managers

    The New Zealand Tax Team is working with Inland Revenue officials to resolve latest Business Transformation issues, reducing the impact on tax agents and their clients...

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