Bright-line test proposed changes

This fact sheet summarises changes the Government intends to make to the taxation of residential property. Once legislation is enacted, more details will be available at

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To jab or not to jab?

​Your employee doesn’t want a Covid vaccination? While many Kiwis are queuing up and eagerly awaiting their Covid vaccinations, not everyone is willing to take ‘the jab’. ...

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Social media – intellectual property owner’s friend or foe?

Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy (Publilius Syrus, 85-43 BC)...

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To Trust or Not to Trust

The need to protect a family’s assets is not a recent phenomenon. For hundreds of years people have wanted to safeguard their family’s assets by sheltering them in a trust. ...

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Reverse Mortgages - Increasing in Popularity

The current combination of increasing living costs, rising house prices and low interest rates has seen more than property-seekers signing up to home loans. ...

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New Trusts Legislation Now in Force

The Trusts Act 2019 came into force on 30 January 2021. One major topic of discussion arising from the new Act has been the provisions governing disclosure of trust information to beneficiaries. ...

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