bright line test

29 Nov 18, 5:00am
Tax Working Group members Craig Elliffe and Robin Oliver discuss the challenges of creating a comprehensive Capital Gains Tax that excludes the family home
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28 Oct 18, 7:02am
Jen​ée Tibshraeny crunches the numbers to figure out whether criticisms that the Labour Party is the 'tax party' are well-founded
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19 Sep 18, 4:06pm
Inland Revenue says any suggestion it has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is 'thoroughly misleading'
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2 May 18, 12:00pm
Property information and analytics provider CoreLogic sees property transactions remaining constrained for the rest of the year, but doesn't expect a significant drop in volumes or values across the main centres
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28 Mar 18, 10:05am
The Bill that will see the bright line test extended from two-years to five has passed its third reading and now awaits the Royal Assent to become law
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15 Mar 18, 2:27pm
National’s new finance spokeswoman Amy Adams says the IRD “don’t support [the bright line test] going to five years” – but a spokesman for the department says her comments are “not strictly true”
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15 Feb 18, 12:23pm
The coalition is pressing on with plans to increase the 'bright line' test for residential property sales to cover a five year period; law changes expected to take effect in March
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25 Nov 17, 7:10am
New Housing Minister Phil Twyford talks tough on property speculators and opens the door to more overseas developers/builders doing work here
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27 Oct 17, 8:20am
Labour confirms demand-side housing policies are all go, despite no mention in coalition agreement with NZ First; Super Fund set to keep being taxed, even though Peters raised a fuss over election period
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29 Sep 17, 11:05am
Terry Baucher argues any political party wanting a fairer, more productive New Zealand needs to address the issue of the taxation of capital
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17 Aug 17, 12:17pm
TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
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10 May 17, 5:29pm
Terry Baucher on how the proliferation of KiwiSaver is making the need for a fully fledged capital gains tax all the more urgent  
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9 Mar 17, 10:36am
Labour has been laying further groundwork for its call for NZ's tax system to be fundamentally overhauled as Robertson and Wood raise inequalities in Parliament
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17 Feb 16, 11:22pm
Tax lawyers and accountants warn IRD drafting of tax aimed at non resident property investors is incoherent and inconsistent; risks slowing rate of new house building Auckland; 'definitions illogical'
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13 Jan 16, 12:01pm
RBNZ and government clamp down on residential property investors & offshore buyers starting to bite in Auckland as housing values flatten with other regions still rising
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9 Nov 15, 11:14am
Terry Baucher asks if the 'bright-line test' is an example of 'enact in haste, repent at leisure'
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23 Sep 15, 7:01pm
Accountants and tax experts warn investors forced to sell early will be 'collateral' damage in new two year 'bright line' test aimed at speculators; Parents buying homes for kids via trusts will get caught too
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17 Aug 15, 10:19am
Select Committee told to reject banks' push to shift burden of verifying offshore house buyers to real estate agents & lawyers
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18 May 15, 11:29am
Terry Baucher says the Government's new property tax moves may introduce more confusion to an already confused landscape
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