About John Cuthbertson FCA

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 FCA

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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. We now need to be smart about how taxpayers' money is spent

    John Cuthbertson FCA, NZ Tax Leader for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand looks at what the next New Zealand government will inherit tax wise...

  3. CA ANZ and TMNZ survey reflects IR success story

    NZ Tax Leader John Cuthbertson discusses CA ANZ and TMNZ survey results and Inland Revenue’s response to COVID-19...

  4. The 39% rate: In murky waters again on tax avoidance

    Previous NZ experience has shown that the increased gap between the top individual tax rate and the company tax rate creates opportunities for taxpayer behaviours that may attract Inland Revenue...

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