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How do you solve a problem like dual purpose expenditure? Terry Baucher and John Cantin explore that and other thorny tax issues, and the side-lining of our internationally respected tax consultation process
2nd May 21, 11:24am
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How do you solve a problem like dual purpose expenditure? Terry Baucher and John Cantin explore that and other thorny tax issues, and the side-lining of our internationally respected tax consultation process
David Chaston points out that the new 39% income tax rate won't work as intended. It will just re-incentivise the housing distortion, sad because the real answer has been in plain sight for a decade
5th Jan 21, 3:29pm
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David Chaston points out that the new 39% income tax rate won't work as intended. It will just re-incentivise the housing distortion, sad because the real answer has been in plain sight for a decade
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
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Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
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University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
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
Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
20th Sep 20, 6:02am
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Andrea Black probes ways of making tax settings fairer and more sustainable, so that wage and salary earners can feel confident they aren’t the only ones paying ‘their fair share’
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
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Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
Capital gains from bonds can far exceed the coupon interest when interest rates fall, as they have done for years. The size of these gains is impressive
16th Jan 20, 11:45am
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Capital gains from bonds can far exceed the coupon interest when interest rates fall, as they have done for years. The size of these gains is impressive
No capital gains in Auckland with median prices there lower than they were two years ago - REINZ
11th Nov 19, 3:01pm
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No capital gains in Auckland with median prices there lower than they were two years ago - REINZ
Greg Ninness discovers that the devil's in the detail of new scheme to help newbies onto the investment property ladder
9th Nov 19, 6:18am
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Greg Ninness discovers that the devil's in the detail of new scheme to help newbies onto the investment property ladder
Farm land prices are not rising and haven't been for at least a decade. Clearly farmers are not 'farming for capital gains', no matter what farm type you review
22nd Oct 19, 2:26pm
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Farm land prices are not rising and haven't been for at least a decade. Clearly farmers are not 'farming for capital gains', no matter what farm type you review
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
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Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
Almost everyone buying or selling residential property will now be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documents
18th Jun 19, 3:55pm
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Almost everyone buying or selling residential property will now be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documents
Terry Baucher says the 'demographic crunch' that will see Govt expenses rising faster than income gained through tax is coming more quickly than most people realise - and something will need to be done
10th Jun 19, 1:01pm
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Terry Baucher says the 'demographic crunch' that will see Govt expenses rising faster than income gained through tax is coming more quickly than most people realise - and something will need to be done
Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
20th May 19, 10:56am
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Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
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
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
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Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
Terry Baucher is surprised the Govt won't prioritise any Tax Working Group environmental tax proposals for now, and argues we'll be re-litigating the issue of capital taxation within a decade
18th Apr 19, 8:03am
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Terry Baucher is surprised the Govt won't prioritise any Tax Working Group environmental tax proposals for now, and argues we'll be re-litigating the issue of capital taxation within a decade
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
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David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
10th Apr 19, 9:19am
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Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
Keith Woodford reflects as to whether the farming rules of the game, including the importance of cash flow versus capital gain, have changed, irrespective of any capital gains tax, and what this means for the future
18th Mar 19, 4:11pm
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Keith Woodford reflects as to whether the farming rules of the game, including the importance of cash flow versus capital gain, have changed, irrespective of any capital gains tax, and what this means for the future
A Capital Gains Tax would alter the rental property landscape by pushing down prices and pushing up rental yields
21st Feb 19, 12:55pm
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A Capital Gains Tax would alter the rental property landscape by pushing down prices and pushing up rental yields
Andrew Coleman looks at the value of capital stock & real estate in NZ as we continue coverage of his paper on an international perspective of taxing capital income in NZ
21st Jan 19, 12:47pm
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Andrew Coleman looks at the value of capital stock & real estate in NZ as we continue coverage of his paper on an international perspective of taxing capital income in NZ
David Chaston says thanks to affordability limits being reached & a range of public policy changes, Auckland home owners ought to buckle in for a prolonged housing market funk 
17th Jan 19, 11:11am
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David Chaston says thanks to affordability limits being reached & a range of public policy changes, Auckland home owners ought to buckle in for a prolonged housing market funk