Solutions

Indirect Tax Compliance

Businesses operating in multiple jurisdictions face the challenge of complying with each jurisdiction’s indirect tax laws and meeting all relevant compliance and reporting requirements.

Deloitte has proven experience in helping clients establish and manage their local, regional and global indirect tax compliance. Deloitte has local experts in more than 150 countries, in addition to a network of specialist compliance and reporting partners and teams experienced in delivering complex global compliance services. Deloitte’s Global Tax Compliance Centres in Europe, South America and Asia Pacific provide consistent and efficient processing of returns across multiple jurisdictions.

Deloitte’s services include: 

Indirect tax registration services
  • Assistance for resident and non-resident suppliers in applying for IRD Numbers and registering for GST in New Zealand.
  • Assistance with suppliers of remote services or low value goods in registering for GST in New Zealand.
  • Assistance for operators of electronic marketplaces to register for New Zealand GST and manage compliance obligations.
  • Assistance in obtaining access to Inland Revenue’s myIR platform to self-manage compliance.
  • Assistance with non-resident GST business claimant registration.

Recurring compliance services
  • Preparation and submission of GST and other indirect tax returns.
  • Review of compliance data, invoices and quality checks.
  • Assistance with tax audits and compliance related questions raised by tax authorities.
  • Tax agency services related to indirect tax compliance.
 

Indirect tax recovery

  • Preparation and submission of GST and other indirect tax returns.
  • Review of compliance data, invoices and quality checks.
  • Assistance with tax audits and compliance related questions raised by tax authorities.
  • Tax agency services related to indirect tax compliance.

 

Indirect tax management and compliance automation

  • Deloitte Tax Insight (link)
  • Deloitte Smart: Deloitte’s GST / VAT reporting engine integrated with 3rd party solutions.
  • Indirect Tax Data Analytics (link)


Compliance related (advisory) services

  • Co-ordination of insourcing, outsourcing and co-sourcing of international indirect tax compliance.
  • Review of invoicing requirements, VAT / GST rates, etc.
  • Transaction and invoice flow mappings.
  • Reconciliations.
  • Shared service centre design, and compliance model implementation.


Post-merger compliance integration services

  • Strategic review of current and post-merger organisational structure, resourcing levels, technology, tax reporting cycle and stakeholders.
  • Strategic GST advice, guidance and assistance with post-merger integration.
  • Indirect tax compliance risk reviews
  • Strategic review of current organisational structure, resourcing levels, technology, tax reporting cycle and both internal and external stakeholders.


Compliance program development (training, organisation design, policy and procedures) and reviews

  • Support internal compliance program design.
  • Advise on global compliance organisational structure.
  • Create global and local specific technical and compliance manuals.
  • Develop tailored standard operating procedures.
  • Review / benchmark of global compliance programs.


Indirect tax compliance training and knowledge management

  • Design and implement tailored training programs.
  • Develop training courses on multi-jurisdictional VAT / GST regulations.
  • Legislative updates.


Government relations support

  • Support clients with engaging/liaising with government authorities.
  • Strategic advice, guidance and assistance with local VAT / GST audits by tax authorities.
     

Get in touch

Allan Bullot

Allan Bullot

National Leader - Indirect Tax

GST touches businesses in so many ways. It’s integral throughout almost all business processes, it’s often overlooked and when you get things wrong it can be very expensive. Having worked exclusively ... More

Jeanne du Buisson

Jeanne du Buisson

Director - Tax

I’m an indirect tax specialist with a passion for helping clients manage their GST, VAT and customs obligations so that they can focus on their business. I lead a number of national indirect tax initi... More