Tax Basics for Newbies ’21 – ’22- Introduction (Webinar)

Tax Basics for Newbies is a tax course intended for those in their first two years of practice.

Tax Basics for Newbies will provide coverage of the key elements of the income tax and GST regimes. This webinar series will comprise a total of 21 webinars.  Following the introduction, each webinar will explore another aspect of the New Zealand tax regime.  The course will cover assessable income, allowable deductions, residence and source, before considering the depreciation regime, financial arrangements and how foreign equity are taxed.  The income tax section will include consideration of how individuals, companies, trusts, partnerships, and look-through companies are taxed.  The series will finish with three webinars on the GST regime.

Upon satisfactory completion of this activity you will understand:

  • How New Zealand taxes residents and non-residents
  • The way New Zealand taxes different entities
  • How to identify supplies subject to GST and when they can be zero-rated
  • The extent to which input tax can be claimed and needs to be apportioned

Suited to:

This course is targeted at accountants in their first two years of practice and others wanting to brush up on their understanding of the
principles underlying New Zealand’s income tax and GST regimes.


  1. Introduction
  2. Assessable Income
  3. Residence and Source
  4. Double Tax Treaties
  5. Annual Gross Income
  6. Allowable Deductions
  7. Specific Deductions
  8. Residential Land
  9. Financial Arrangements
  10. Foreign Equity
  11. Taxation of Individuals
  12. Fringe Benefits
  13. Taxation of Standard Companies
  14. Taxation of Trusts
  15. Taxation of Partnerships and Limited Partnerships
  16. Taxation of Look-Through Companies
  17. Provisional Tax and Withholding Taxes
  18. Associated Persons
  19. GST Framework
  20. GST Output Tax
  21. GST Input Tax

Book the Full Course here


Stephen Richards, National Technical Director, Crowe Horwath

Stephen Richards is the National Technical Director of Tax Advisory for Findex/Crowe, the largest accounting firm in New Zealand specialising in the SME/HNWI space.

Stephen has been practising in tax advisory for 20 years and is a sought-after speaker on tax topics, including for CCH and TEO Training courses and lecturing at the University of Otago.

Stephen is renowned for making complex topics understandable.

  • 1 - Introduction
    5 May 2021
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Details Price Qty
Registrationshow details + $0.00 (NZD)*  

* price includes taxes

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *