Articles

08.07.21

Buying Off the Plans

What is buying off the plans? Buying off the plans is when you sign an agreement to purchase a property sight unseen, typically from a developer, before construction has been completed or, in some cases, even before the build has begun. ...

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18.06.21

Recent property tax changes

In March 2021, the government announced three changes to property tax rules that are likely to affect anyone with residential property investments....

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31.05.21

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 ird.govt.nz/property...

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23.05.21

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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20.04.21

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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01.04.21

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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