Four members of the legal profession are among the 10 members of the Government’s Tax Working Group. Chaired by Sir Michael Cullen, the working group will look at the structure, fairness and balance of New Zealand’s tax system.
Professor Craig Elliffe teaches taxation at the University of Auckland’s Law Faculty. His experience includes 9 years as a tax partner at Chapman Tripp and 14 years as a tax partner at KPMG. Joanne Hodge is a former tax partner at Bell Gully. Nick Malarao is a partner at Meredith Connell and specializes in tax, company law, civil enforcement and litigation. Michelle Redington is an inhouse lawyer and head of Group Taxation and Insurance at Air New Zealand.