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 →
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 →
The new Parent Category policy was released early February 2020, due to re-open on 24 February, and with the first selection due to take place in May. There were no real surprises, with the policy largely mirroring what had been announced to the media last year.
Are you migrating or returning to New Zealand? Are you aware of the tax implications of such a move? Many people move to New Zealand having kept overseas properties. Sadly, these new Kiwis can easily be caught out by the tax traps involved in this, leading to both undesirable and unexpected outcomes.