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August 2, 2017
Bach Tax

Bach Tax: What to do if you’re renting your holiday home.

Bach Tax: What to do if you’re renting your holiday home. From the Property Team New Zealanders have a great love affair with holiday homes. Since […]
December 7, 2015

Tax Changes For Settlements & The ‘Bright-Line’ Test

With effect from 1 October 2015, there are new requirements around disclosure of tax information when buying, selling and transferring New Zealand property.   There is also […]
June 10, 2015

Trade & Trader’s Obligations When Selling Online

Online auction websites (like TradeMe) can be an easy stepping-stone towards starting or growing a business. The systems are already in place and there are relatively […]
March 9, 2015

An Overview Of The Foreign Account Compliance Act

The Foreign Account Compliance Act (‘FATCA’) is legislation of the United States of America, passed in March 2010 by the US Congress. FATCA is a mechanism […]
November 28, 2012

Courts Undermining Family Trusts

Much has been made of the case Ian David Penny and Gary John Hooper v Commissioner of Inland Revenue [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” […]
September 11, 2012

Licensed Building Practitioners – What it means for you

The Building Act 2004 has recently been amended so that from the 1 March 2012, all “restricted building works” (‘Restricted Building Works’) must be done by […]
September 7, 2012

The Rise of Look Through Companies

What is it? A Look-Through Company (‘LTC’) is similar to a traditional limited liability company, however its income and losses are treated differently for tax purposes. […]
March 4, 2012

Tax Avoidance Arrangements – Supreme Court Ruling

Much has been made of the recent case Ian David Penny and Gary John Hooper v Commissioner of Inland Revenue [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” […]