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26 March 2020

Emergency Benefit Tax Trap

Emergency Benefits Could Cost Temporary Residents Dearly  In welcome news, the Government passed the COVID-19 Response Taxation Bill which is now awaiting Royal Assent.

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25 March 2020

Commercial Leases – COVID-19

The Government has stepped up its coronavirus response to Level 4. This has meant that all non-essential businesses are now closed, as at 11. 59pm on 25 March 2020, for at least four weeks.

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12 February 2020

IP Costs Changing

From 13 February 2020, IPONZ is introducing new fees for certain transactions relating to trade marks and patents.

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11 February 2020

Parent Category Official Policy Release

The new Parent Category policy was released early February 2020, due to re-open on 24 February, and with the first selection due to take place in May.

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5 February 2020

The Unknown Tax Cost of Foreign Property

Are you migrating or returning to New Zealand?  Are you aware of the tax implications of such a move?  Many people move to New Zealand having kept overseas properties.

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31 January 2020

IP Rights After Brexit

The Brexit agreement does ensure existing IP rights the EU and UK are preserved.

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