At Covisory Partners, we provide a full range of taxation services. Nigel Smith and his team are known for work on New Zealand income tax, GST, and other taxes. We can provide opinions on New Zealand and international tax matters, assist in IRD Disputes, review structures, and advise on mergers and acquisitions.

Based on your clients particular circumstances we will provide you with a technically sound, practical and tax efficient solution which is tailored to their specific needs.

Covisory Partners can assist you with:

Tax Opinions

  • Expert First Opinion
  • Second Opinion to – incumbent CA, IRD, or other tax specialist

 Managing IRD Disputes

  • Discovery
  • Opinion writing
  • IRD communications
  • Representation at all levels
  • Strategy for Dispute Management
  • Attendance and representation at IRD Meetings and Interviews


  • Tax Efficient Business Structures
  • Property and Land Transactions
  • Financial Arrangements
  • Foreign Investments
  • Moving Business offshore
  • Application for Binding Rulings

 International Tax

  • Trans-Tasman Tax
  • International Tax
  • Cross Border Structures
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Withholding Tax Obligations
  • Compliance
  • International Business Structures
  • Tax Residency

 Migration Facilitation

  • Migration to and from NZ
  • Mitigating direct and indirect tax exposure
  • Establishment of appropriate structures
  • Trust and asset planning
  • Employment and remuneration
  • Exit strategies


Covisory Partners would welcome your enquiries, talk to us and how we can assist you.