IRD stories - Page 2
IRD criticised over international hiring
Government criteria for multi-million dollar IT contracts under fire as local firms question their commitment to New Zealand.
NZ lacks power to fix tech tax loopholes
IRD backs government claims that they lack sufficient power to ensure large tech companies pay more tax.
Kiwi app helps SMBs tackle tax budgeting
'Tax Tracker' app keeps an eye on users' tax liability to save them from tax shock.
Survey analysts create quiet kiwi success story
Have you heard of Midas InfoMedia? Well we hadn't either, until today.
IRD re-thinks decision on failed software
Dunne says businesses will still be able to claim tax deductions.
Bill English to address NetHui conference
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English joins distinguished panel to talk about the internet.
First local cloud solution for Microsoft CRM 2011
First locally hosted cloud based Microsoft CRM 2011 solution has been launched. It may allay IRD concerns about data sovereignty.
A time-saver from Inland Revenue
The Inland Revenue explains what you can do when you visit www.ird.govt.nz.
IRD issues Revenue Alert over cloud computing
Using offshore clouds to store business records could mean firms aren't meeting their IRD obligations.
Study: IT talent war looms
New Zealand ICT salaries have yet to reflect the increasingly tight talent market, say the results of a new study.
Microsoft preps last major patch of 2010
Last security update of the year to address 40 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, IE, SharePoint and Exchange.
7000 downloads for Kiwi Realestate app
Realestate and Westpac-developed app racks up 7000 downloads since launch.
Telcoinabox launches mobile-in-a-box
Mobile-only solution to launch this side of Christmas in response to market demand in New Zealand.
Endace receives second major cash injection
A technology development grant worth up to $6.7 million (over the next 36 months) will be put towards improving the firm's systems.
IRD email is a scam
The IRD has warned that an email currently being circulated, which promises a $609.30 refund to the recipient, is a hoax.
Xbox LIVE Gold subscription price set to increase?
Updated: The price of Xbox LIVE Gold subscriptions will increase by up to US$10 before the end of the year in some territories. Is this on the cards f
The ins and outs of cloud
Companies looking to implement cloud computing infrastructure could learn a lesson or two from processes underlying logistics management.
TIME TO MIGRATE?
Cloud computing is either one of two things: an overhyped term destined for obscurity, or the greatest promise for the future of IT.
Virtualisation in the cloud
Create a more agile infrastructure, reduce the total cost of IT ownership and minimise downtime.
Head in the clouds
There has been a big buzz around cloud computing, particularly in the past year. Has it lived up to the hype?
Weeding out the monkeys
IT has become an established career path, and increasingly people are simply following it rather than being excited by it.
ICT’s economic impact
Software is one of the fastest growing segments in ICT, so how does New Zealand’s software economy measure up?
More than magic
Successful projects require a combination of best practice, focus and pragmatism to triumph.
The Right Choice
Outsourcing your IT means you can be compliant with best practices without all the fuss.