Specialist knowledge to help you excel


Led by our Technical Services and Tax teams, we provide technical information to our members and the wider community. Whether you're interested in improving tax policy, setting financial, ethical and professional or assurance standards or becoming a public practitioner, you'll find supporting technical information on this page.


We work in the public interest to improve tax policy and we keep members informed about tax changes affecting the business community.

Financial reporting

Resources to help members understand New Zealand's financial reporting standards and keep up-to-date on recent changes.

Audit and assurance

Audit and other assurance standards, plus an overview of the Auditor Regulation Act, which comes into effect in July 2012.

Ethical and professional standards

We work alongside international bodies to set ethical and professional standards for our members.

Other information in this section

Public practice

How to become a public practitioner and the support we can offer you. 

Government policy

Recent submissions and our role in advocating on behalf of members.

Financial advisory

Information on the Financial Advisers Act, including how we support and regulate members who are financial advisers.


Resources to help you understand the role of sustainability in today's business environment.

Professional conduct and complaints

The standards expected of our members and how to make a complaint.

Bribery and Corruption Risks and Strategies for New Zealand Businesses Operating Overseas

Anti-bribery / corruption materials prepared by Chapman Tripp and Deloitte (PDF).


Related pages

  • Technical publications and toolkits
  • Financial reporting standards
  • Ethical and professional standards
  • Audit and assurance standards

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