Contact during COVID-19 Lockdown

New Zealand is currently in a lockdown situation under Alert Level Four. Staff at Boyle Mathieson are working remotely during the lockdown. ...

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Sole Trader vs Company

​You have decided to quit your job, and go out on your own to run your own business. Do you form a company or trade in your own name? We outline some of the pros and cons of these two options to help you make a decision....

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Information for Clients About COVID-19

As you will be aware the spread of COVID-19 both globally and within New Zealand is a rapidly developing situation which is changing on a daily basis. ...

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Claims on an Estate

The Family Protection Act 1955 allows children to bring claims against the estate of a deceased parent on the basis that their parent did not adequately provide for their ‘proper maintenance and support’. ...

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Trusts Act 2019

The Trusts Act 2019 will come into effect on 30 January 2021. Much of the Act updates or restates existing law. However, there are a number of changes about which trustees and people with trusts should be aware....

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Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 came into force on 27 August 2019. This legislation affects both landlords and tenants in a number of ways including limiting a tenant’s liability for careless damage in rental properties....

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