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27 July 2020

Inland Revenue signals their attention to offshore employers with New Zealand-based employees

With the current global pandemic more and more kiwis are returning home and continuing to work for their offshore employer.

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15 July 2020

Is the Sale of Your Property Subject to Tax?

New Zealanders love property. Buying and selling property in New Zealand is common. What is less commonly known are the tax implications of these transactions. For many years, people have used property as a way to increase their wealth.

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15 July 2020

Criteria for New-Look Work Visa Confirmed

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has now confirmed the criteria that will accompany the move, come 27 July, to an assessment of skill level for Essential Skills work visas being based on remuneration alone.

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9 July 2020

Triangular Employment Relationships

Joining controlling third parties to personal grievance claims The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019(Act)came into force on 27 June 2020.   The Act has far reaching implications for employers who use labour-hire companies.

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10 June 2020

Consumer Contracts – Financial Support

Debt, Hardship and Uncertainty: COVID-19 and its Implications for Lending and Borrowing Arrangements  The impacts of COVID-19 have been far-reaching, affecting the economy in a variety of ways.

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10 June 2020

Redundancies in the Post COVID-19 Economy

The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced businesses to make unprecedented changes to adjust and survive.   The new business landscape emerging in the post COVID-19 economy signals that changes to staffing structures are likely to be common.

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