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20 November 2020

IRD cracking down on property sales

While New Zealand does not have a comprehensive capital gains tax, we do have a capital gains tax in relation to property known as the bright-line test.

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18 September 2019

Inland Revenue to Escalate Investigations into Land Sales

While no comprehensive capital gains tax is being considered in New Zealand at present, there is already a full body of tax law relating to land.

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28 July 2019

You could get caught out by GST when buying a property – even if you are not GST registered

I am frequently asked by clients to assist with the GST implications of a proposed property purchase.

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28 May 2019

GST on Property Transactions – Compulsory Complexity

GST is easy – it’s 15%, 0%, or wrong.   GST is the most common thing that goes wrong in property transactions, due to a widespread lack of understanding by registered parties and professional advisers.

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