The New Zealand Government has passed the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill, pushing it through the legislative process in near record time. As mentioned in our update below, this bill… read more →
With restrictions relaxing under alert level 2 and more staff able to return to the office, Immigration New Zealand’s visa processing capacity, which has been largely limited over the lockdown… read more →
Inland Revenue has released an update for businesses affected by COVID-19 covering recent tax changes. These changes are intended to help businesses with the impacts of COVID-19. This includes the… read more →
Parliament has today had its first reading of the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill which, if passed, will grant a range of time-limited visa powers aimed at addressing Covid-19 ‘challenges’… read more →
Inland Revenue has released a public statement relating to the unintended and unprecedented consequences for tax residence rules due to COVID-19. These consequences are particularly relevant for people caught in New Zealand who had no intentions of becoming tax residents.