Important tax changes when buying or selling property
Important tax changes when buying or selling property
07 October 2015 | By  Richard Rodden
As has been discussed in the media, the Government has moved to further regulate purchase of land in New Zealand by foreigners and the selling of land by anyone in the two year period after its purchase. Read More →
Important tax changes when buying or selling property
Important tax changes when buying or selling property
07 October 2015 | By  Richard Rodden
As has been discussed in the media, the Government has moved to further regulate purchase of land in New Zealand by foreigners and the selling of land by anyone in the two year period after its purchase.
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Trust Law Reform
Trust Law Reform
07 October 2013 | By  Ben Morrison
On 11 September 2013, the Commission’s report was tabled in Parliament. The report recommends replacement of the Trustee Act with a new Trusts Act. It outlines 51 specific recommendations for reform...
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Law Commission signals shakeup for corporate trustees
Law Commission signals shakeup for corporate trustees
09 December 2012 | By  Andrew Wallace
A couple of years ago the Law Commission kicked off a comprehensive review of the law of trusts in New Zealand. The Commission has recently released a paper explaining its preferred approach to deal with the issues that it’s looked into to date, including the rules around how trusts are created, and trustees’ powers and duties. One particular set of proposals worth focussing on is those in store for corporates that act as trustees...
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Anti-Money Laundering Deadline Looms
Anti-Money Laundering Deadline Looms
18 November 2012 | By  Andrew Wallace
With the end of the year approaching and 2013 “to do” lists starting to be developed, one of the key items for affected businesses will be getting ready for the main provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act 2009 that comes into effect from 30 June 2013...
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