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Overseas Investment – Effect on Residential Land

The new laws regarding the Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018, which were passed in August 2018, will come into effect on 22 October 2018.  Though there are far reaching effects …

The Far Reaching Bright-Line Test – Now from 2 Years to 5 Years

The bright-line test (whereby property sellers are taxed on the gains of a sale of a non-main home) has now been extended from 2 years to 5 years. This can …

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Kiwi Farming Innovation Shines

The National Agricultural Fieldays is a celebration of New Zealand’s farming success, and it should come as no surprise this includes innovation and invention in agriculture. Kiwis are continually finding …

Design Infringer in Hot Water

Registered Designs protect the look and style of a product – its aesthetic value – and can be very useful in industries where an integral part of the brand is …

NZ Wine Growers Face New Rules for Australian Tax Rebate in 2018

Wine growers around the country will be busy with the 2018 vintage, and it’s important not to forget the business side. Those exporting to Australia will be aware of the …