Tag Archives: Brett Carpenter

Tax Time

Introduced with effect from 1 October 2015 was the capital gains tax which according to our Prime Minister was not a capital gains tax. However you will be subject to tax in New Zealand if you sold a residential property in New Zealand, within 2 years of acquisition, that was not your “main home” regardless […]

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Update on Residential Land Tax

Where to start? The new data collection requirements and ‘bright line test’ have now been in place for a few months. The new Bright Line Tax applies to all residential property with a house on it in the following instances: • It is acquired after 1 October 2015 and sold within 2 years of acquisition; […]

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Property Tax Rules – Bright-Line Test

Following on from Brett Carpenters blog last week the New Property Tax Rules – post budget 2015, Brett talks this week about the proposed Bright-Line Test. The issues paper describing the proposed Bright-Line Test has been released. To download the PDF version of this blog click here Make no mistake – this is a capital gains […]

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New Property Tax Rules – post budget 2015

Brett provides some background and analysis into the raft of new regulations affecting the NZ property market and in particular Offshore owners and investors. Brett Carpenter is a qualified barrister and solicitor and consultant at QCL. He brings considerable expertise particularly in the areas of trusts and taxation together with a wide experience in property […]

Alistair Comyn – Testimonial

Hi Brett,  I wanted to say thank you to you,  Marcus and all the team at QCL for all your assistance with my legal matters – I am really grateful for all your guidance. I wish you all a great Christmas and a prosperous 2015. Thanks again, Alistair  Alistair Comyn – Senior Consultant http:// www.920.co.nz

Taxing Land in New Zealand

  New Zealand is a beautiful country and increasingly people from overseas and cities within NZ are retiring to the country. In buying large blocks of rural or city fringe land owners become liable for property taxes. This week Queen City Law tax team specialist Brett Carpenter looks at some aspects of NZ property Law. Queen […]

Taxing Land in NZ

New Zealand is a beautiful country and increasingly people from overseas and cities within NZ are retiring to the country. In buying large blocks of rural or city fringe land owners become liable for property taxes. New Zealand – Property Guides and Articles on Property and Property taxes are available in our Law Library here. Queen City Law have […]