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    STOP PRESS! IRD issues guidance on what counts as operating “wholly or mainly” in New Zealand for tax donee organisations 27 Sep 2018
      After a long period that involved several rounds of consultation and drafts, the IRD this week issued their views around the meaning of “wholly or mainly” as it relates to Read more...
    What is FATCA and CRS and how does it affect you? 29 Nov 2017
    New International Tax Legislation   Under FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act), adopted by New Zealand in 2014, the United States aims to detect and prevent tax evasion by US citizens and Read more...
    Tips For Dealing With an IRD Audit Or Dispute 09 Dec 2011
    The Top Ten Things to Know when you are about to have an IRD Audit or Dispute (more…) Read more...
    GST Transitional Rules and Land Transactions 09 Dec 2011
    The rate of GST is changing on 1 October 2010 to 15%. Get this wrong and it could cost you dearly, especially if you are purchasing or leasing property.  This Read more...
    Overseas Charities and New Zealand Donations Tax Law 09 Dec 2011
    International Charities and New Zealand Tax Law Are you an international charity that has recently applied for listing on Schedule 32 of the Income Tax Act 2007?  Or do you have Read more...
    Gift Duty and Charitable Donations 09 Dec 2011
    EUREKA! Gift Duty Applies to Donations! Unlike the naked Archimedes’s joyful exclamation, the recent expose of the Eureka Trust comes as a more serious warning for those working in the charitable Read more...
    Tax When Leaving New Zealand 09 Dec 2011
    What Tax Issues do you need to consider when thinking of leaving New Zealand?     Here are a few things to think about when you are in the process of leaving New Read more...
    Tax When Moving To New Zealand 09 Dec 2011
    Tax Issues to Consider When Moving to New Zealand If you are thinking of moving to New Zealand then here are a few tax issues to consider. (more…) Read more...
    Charities and Imputation 09 Dec 2011
    In mid-2008, the New Zealand government gave charities an opportunity to give their view on receiving a tax break. Currently charities are indirectly taxed when they invest in New Zealand Read more...
    Tax On Australian Investments 09 Dec 2011
    Investing in Australia from a New Zealand Tax Law Perspective In New Zealand, we love investing in property. With interest rates down and the share market looking shaky, some may think Read more...