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Why the tax cuts National is proposing to ease the pain inflicted by inflation is likely to worsen the problem - for now at least
8th Mar 22, 5:56pm
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Why the tax cuts National is proposing to ease the pain inflicted by inflation is likely to worsen the problem - for now at least
How parents who help their kids buy houses might get stung (a little less than before) under the bright-line test
6th Mar 22, 6:00am
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How parents who help their kids buy houses might get stung (a little less than before) under the bright-line test
Accountants and tax agents say confusion over tax rule changes is giving property investors cold feet and could result in high levels of non-compliance
28th Nov 21, 10:22am
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Accountants and tax agents say confusion over tax rule changes is giving property investors cold feet and could result in high levels of non-compliance
Government avoids 'over-taxing' property investors by allowing interest deductions on taxable sales
29th Sep 21, 5:21pm
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Government avoids 'over-taxing' property investors by allowing interest deductions on taxable sales
BDO tax specialists say new tax rules around residential property investment 'could result in tax paid on what would ordinarily be an economic loss'
1st Jul 21, 2:21pm
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BDO tax specialists say new tax rules around residential property investment 'could result in tax paid on what would ordinarily be an economic loss'
What constitutes a 'new build' under the new interest deductibility rules and extension of the bright-line test? Govt consults on design of property tax changes
10th Jun 21, 4:51pm
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What constitutes a 'new build' under the new interest deductibility rules and extension of the bright-line test? Govt consults on design of property tax changes
Economist Brian Easton says the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
6th Apr 21, 8:43am
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Economist Brian Easton says the government’s recent housing package may work; will it do enough?
Different tax rules for commercial and residential investment properties create uncertainty for owners of mixed use premises
27th Mar 21, 8:05am
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Different tax rules for commercial and residential investment properties create uncertainty for owners of mixed use premises
Tax only paid on 3,698 property transactions in 2018/19 due to the bright-line test; No prosecutions made; Question marks remain over whether compliance will improve with an extension to the test
25th Mar 21, 12:20pm
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Tax only paid on 3,698 property transactions in 2018/19 due to the bright-line test; No prosecutions made; Question marks remain over whether compliance will improve with an extension to the test
Govt advised against changing interest deductibility rules; Meanwhile Treasury wanted a 20-year bright-line test and Inland Revenue didn't want a change to the status quo
23rd Mar 21, 3:46pm
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Govt advised against changing interest deductibility rules; Meanwhile Treasury wanted a 20-year bright-line test and Inland Revenue didn't want a change to the status quo
Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
23rd Mar 21, 9:00am
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Housing policy package: Bright-line test extended, interest deductibility changed, caps on first home products lifted, more money set aside for supporting development
Government says next week's housing policy announcement will be part-stick, part-carrot to encourage investment beyond property; RBNZ calls for tax changes; Interest.co.nz considers some options
17th Mar 21, 7:57am
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Government says next week's housing policy announcement will be part-stick, part-carrot to encourage investment beyond property; RBNZ calls for tax changes; Interest.co.nz considers some options
Inland Revenue estimates the average 'high wealth individual' in New Zealand pays 12% tax on all their income, including non-taxable capital gains
25th Feb 21, 6:54am
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Inland Revenue estimates the average 'high wealth individual' in New Zealand pays 12% tax on all their income, including non-taxable capital gains
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
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NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
Robertson says Labour wouldn't be breaking its pre-election promises on tax if it extended the bright-line test; Orr clarifies the RBNZ would like debt-to-income ratios to be added to its toolkit but this hasn't been a priority
26th Nov 20, 4:31pm
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Robertson says Labour wouldn't be breaking its pre-election promises on tax if it extended the bright-line test; Orr clarifies the RBNZ would like debt-to-income ratios to be added to its toolkit but this hasn't been a priority
Efficacy of using tax to deter property speculation up in the air; Meanwhile National campaigns on reducing bright-line test back to two years
25th Sep 20, 9:07am
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Efficacy of using tax to deter property speculation up in the air; Meanwhile National campaigns on reducing bright-line test back to two years
Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
1st May 19, 9:28am
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Despite the bitter disappointment of those who backed capital gains tax for a win, it’s not the only horse in the wealth tax race, Max Rashbrooke studies the form guide
IRD proposes tweaking the law to clarify when the bright-line test clock starts ticking for land bought off the plans and land converted from leasehold to freehold
24th Jan 19, 12:15pm
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IRD proposes tweaking the law to clarify when the bright-line test clock starts ticking for land bought off the plans and land converted from leasehold to freehold
An impact statement from Treasury and the IRD has revealed compliance with the current 2-year bright-line test is below 50% and this is likely to continue when the test extends to five years
6th Mar 18, 2:00pm
by Jason Walls
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An impact statement from Treasury and the IRD has revealed compliance with the current 2-year bright-line test is below 50% and this is likely to continue when the test extends to five years
David Hargreaves sees trouble ahead with the extension of the so-called 'bright line' test on property transactions
22nd Feb 18, 3:23pm
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David Hargreaves sees trouble ahead with the extension of the so-called 'bright line' test on property transactions
Regulatory impact statement on extending the bright-line test reveals why the IRD would rather keep the current two-year test in place, while Treasury is up in the air on the matter
17th Feb 18, 9:07am
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Regulatory impact statement on extending the bright-line test reveals why the IRD would rather keep the current two-year test in place, while Treasury is up in the air on the matter
ANZ's Cameron Bagrie suggests New Zealanders may be ready to 'eat broccoli' by making some hard economic decisions such as implementing a comprehensive capital gains tax
7th Jun 17, 12:33pm
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ANZ's Cameron Bagrie suggests New Zealanders may be ready to 'eat broccoli' by making some hard economic decisions such as implementing a comprehensive capital gains tax
International Monetary Fund suggests 'ring-fencing' of tax losses on housing investments
9th Feb 16, 2:06pm
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International Monetary Fund suggests 'ring-fencing' of tax losses on housing investments
IRD estimates Govt's trumpeted new tax on properties sold within two years will raise just $5 million a year in extra revenue
26th Aug 15, 4:01pm
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IRD estimates Govt's trumpeted new tax on properties sold within two years will raise just $5 million a year in extra revenue
IRD lays out its proposals for taxing people who sell investment houses within two years of buying them
29th Jun 15, 3:30pm
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IRD lays out its proposals for taxing people who sell investment houses within two years of buying them