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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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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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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