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18 September 2019

Copyright Question

A Real Page Turner – a Copyright Question from The Brokenwood Mysteries   Sunday night is time for watching The Brokenwood Mysteries, and among the many tangled threads in the latest episode was the issue of “stealing” the plot for a novel....

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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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12 July 2019

Expanding overseas? Make sure you understand the tax implications.

With the world becoming a much smaller place, it is easy for businesses to find themselves trading overseas without too much consideration.

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8 July 2019

Myths of IP – Part 3 – No Patents for Software

Some people dismiss the idea of getting patent protection for an app or computer programme because they believe there is a blanket prohibition on patents for software.

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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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19 March 2019

Confusion still reigns over Capital Gains

With no comprehensive capital gains tax to be implemented and letters from armchair experts filling the local papers, it is timely to familiarise ourselves with the current laws in relation to capital gains on the sale of land.

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