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Employer Newsletter April 2023

Published 17 Apr 2023
This Issue

Sovereign woman opts out of paying tax

Following the employer's refusal to stop deducting PAYE & ACC from their employee's wages and refund her on an equivalent invoice, the employee took her claim to the ERA for a determination.
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Restructure, redundancy and closures

MediaWorks apparent summary closure of Today FM lands them in hot water and brings their process into serious question.
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COVID-19 restrictions still in place

Businesses are left disappointed as the Government maintain the strict 7 day isolation rule for COVID-19.
Earlier this month the Prime Minister, Chris Hipkins confirmed the Government will maintain this position for a further 2 months at least. Questions remain as to why is NZ one of the slowest countries in the OECD to change the position, the Government maintaining the best way to break infection cycle is through isolation.
The Leave Support Scheme is still open to assist employers in funding the sick leave through MSD here: