11 May 2016

Tax expert answers your questions about the Panama Papers

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:25 pm on 11 May 2016

Foreign trusts and New Zealand's rules have been under the spotlight since the release of the Panama Papers, which revealed how the Panamanian law firm orchestrated a worldwide web of companies designed to let people hide money and avoid taxes.

Deborah Russell is a senior lecturer in taxation at Massey University. She has two blogs, Left Side Story and A Bee of a Certain Age, and was the Labour candidate for Rangitikei in the 2014 election.

Following her live chat on rnz.co.nz, Deborah talks to Jesse about the areas of confusion and answers more listener questions.