Business Taxes for Expats in Auckland

Being ranked first in the world for ease of doing business, certain expats will seek to establish and operate a business in Auckland.

It is therefore important that such expats have a basic understanding of business taxes in New Zealand.

Individuals and businesses in New Zealand are required to register for an IRD number.

The rate of tax a business pays depends on the entity through which it operates, ie whether it trades through a partnership, trust, company or is a sole proprietor.

The current company tax rate is a flat 28%.This compares with the top personal tax rate, being 33% for income over $ 70,000.00.

New Zealand also has goods and services tax (GST), which is a consumer tax. The GST rate is 15%.

An expat seeking to establish and operate a business in New Zealand may find it worthwhile to obtain professional and specialist expertise and advice from a qualified tax specialist in New Zealand. Our E-Team member are highly regarded accountants and tax advisors in Auckland versed in both local and international tax and will be able to guide any expat planning to setup a business in Auckland.


The Business Advisory Group Ltd

With wealth of business accounting and taxation experience, The Business Advisory Group builds trusting relationship with private businesses and their high net worth clients through tailored and proactive business solutions.

With focused and centered understanding of each client’s unique needs, their team truly has the experience and expertise to get the job done.

To know more about The Business Advisory Group, please see the contact details below:

Contact Person: Sudhir Lala

Website: www.tbag.nz



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