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We'd prefer to be your fence, rather than your ambulance


Since the Penny & Hooper decision by the Supreme Court, have you checked your tax status?

The IRD is now actively reviewing medical and other healthcare businesses providing professional services to determine whether they fall foul of the Penny and Hooper decision. It is reasonable to say they are doing so with a fair amount of rigour and enthusiasm.


Alliott NZ Penny & Hooper Report

Alliott NZ Penny & Hooper ReportWe’ve prepared a report that covers a synopsis of the Penny and Hooper decision and the IRD’s current position in more detail.

When you’ve had a chance to digest it, if you’d like to discuss how this could affect you, please feel free to get in contact with us.

Dr Siro Fuatai
“When I first heard about Penny & Hooper, I rang my accountants (Alliott NZ). They had already sought and taken advice on how to handle my accounts.”
Dr Siro Fuatai | Bader Drive HealthCare

 Web resources
IRD - Getting it right
IRD takes $18m from tax dogers
Penny & Hooper vs CIR
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Topics: IRD Penny and Hooper professional services tax rulings