• Audit quality in New Zealand : evidence from regulator 

      Rainsbury, Liz (2017-11-28)
      The results of audit quality reviews undertaken by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) regulator are examined from 2013 to 2017. The introduction of audit regulation has reduced the number of audit firms registered to ...
    • Evidence on the impact of International Financial Reporting Standards in New Zealand 

      Rainsbury, Liz; San Diego, Josefino S.; Walker, Lyndon (2010)
      Purpose – This paper examines the financial impact from the adoption of international financial reporting standards (IFRS) on New Zealand (NZ) companies. It analyses the effects of IFRS on the accounting numbers reported ...
    • Extending the balance scorecard to New Zealand NGOs in the social services sector 

      Prescott, James (2016-11)
      The application of accounting has already been extended to include aspects of customer services, employee satisfaction and innovation. These applications have however continued to focus on efficiencies and sustainability ...
    • Flat tax in New Zealand : unemployment and social security taxes 1930-70 

      Rankin, Keith (New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE), 2016-06)
      With the concept of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) being mooted this year as an important reform that can facilitate our adaption to a flexible work-world characterised by short-term contracts, inequality and automation, ...
    • Governance in small Pacific businesses: Tongan business cases 

      Prescott, James; Hooper, Keith (2015)
      In the last thirty years the expansion of commerce in the South Pacific has attracted greater participation by those indigenous to the Pacific Islands. This growth in participation introduces the need to better understand ...
    • The impact of audit quality reviews on audit fees of New Zealand listed companies 

      Rainsbury, Liz; Van Dyk, D.; Hay, D.; Dassanayake, Wajira (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), 2019-07)
      This study examines the impact of audit quality reviews by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) on audit fees of New Zealand listed companies. The FMA commenced audit quality reviews in 2013. This study examines audit ...
    • Is a Capital Gains Tax the Answer to New Zealand's Tax Alchemy? 

      Cassidy, Julie; Cheng, Alvin; Yong, Sue (2013)
      Unlike most OECD countries, including the United Kingdom and Australia, New Zealand has never implemented a realisation based capital gains tax (‘CGT’). Coupled with the fact that the New Zealand judiciary has steadfastly ...
    • New Zealand and capital gains tax: A tax experts' perspective 

      Cheng, Alvin; Yong, Sue (Auckland Region Accounting, 2013)
      New Zealand is an interesting country to study capital gains tax (CGT) as it is one of the few OECD countries at present that does not have a formalised capital gains tax. Despite international and political pressures to ...
    • Reconceptualisation of income tax graduation as public equity 

      Rankin, Keith (New Zealand Association of Economists, 2018-06)
      A 'Universal Basic Income' in 2016 became a genuine policy option for a major political party (Labour) in New Zealand. It is thus a concept – like negative income tax – that requires more public understanding. In particular, ...