Date posted: 31/03/2020

NZ experts share COVID-19 lessons

Experts are interviewed on practical lessons gained from dealing with the New Zealand Government’s COVID-19 business response.

In brief

  • In this series of interviews we talk to members and other experts about pressing issues related to COVID19 including Government support, the tax changes and practical challenges and opportunities.

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Government’s tax support package – an interview with John Cuthbertson FCA, CA ANZ’s New Zealand Tax Leader on the wage subsidy and tax, tax return filing, provisional tax returns and other tax issues.

Tax pooling

An interview with Josh Taylor, Co-founder and Director at Tax Traders on tax traders’ COVID-19 response, provisional tax and financing tax.


An interview with Richard Bowman from the Bank of New Zealand about how New Zealand banks are supporting businesses and individuals, and planning for recovery after COVID-19.


How to lead and thrive in tough times - an interview with Nick Sceats from Catapult Leadership Development discussing the COVID-19 leadership playbook.


An interview with Enable Me Director Hannah Mcqueen FCA about financial resilience, business planning, agile decision making and managing personal finances amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


CA ANZ Business Reform Leader Karen McWilliams FCA spoke with Kare Johnstone CA partner McGrath Nicol, AIP and board member at RITANZ and INSOL international about how to identify businesses in financial distress and the different options available to them including the new temporary safe harbour and business debt hibernation scheme amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can also listen to the interview by clicking on the audio link below.