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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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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 […]

Unexpected Visitors – The Taxmen Cometh

At Queen City Law we focus on understanding our clients and the legal issues they face, then work with the client to develop a strategic plan for the best possible outcome. When you are dealing with the tax department this can yield good returns as the IRD in New Zealand has far reaching powers. From recent […]

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 […]

Your business tax obligations – Starting Up

New Zealand comes in at third in the World Bank Doing Business rankings for the ease of doing business, and is number one in the world for ease of starting a new business. What makes it so straightforward? This week Queen City Law Tax expert Melinda Li explores your business tax obligations when you start […]

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 […]

Tax Residency

Are you assessable for tax on worldwide income or only on New Zealand-sourced income? A new Interpretation Statement has been issued by IRD with effect from 1 April 2014 and this weeks blog comes from newly arrived Queen City Law team member Brett Carpenter; explores the implications of this new statement. Brett Carpenter is a […]

Taxing Recoveries – successful litigation by Inland Revenue

This week consultant Ross Dillon looks at how a good run of successful litigation’s by the Department of Inland Revenue could have far-reaching effects. To find out more about Ross Dillon click here. If you are negotiating a tax debt with the Department of Inland Revenue get good legal advice for a successful settlement.  Ignoring […]

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Things You Need to Know About Tax Debts

“Things You Need to Know About Tax Debts” is the latest article by Auckland Lawyer Tom Huang uploaded to the Queen City Law Disputes Library . Tom is originally from mainland China but has lived in NZ for 15 years and is fluent in both English and Mandarin. Tom is an immigration expert and has expertise […]