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25 November 2019

Music Copyright Licences

Don’t get caught without your Music Copyright Licence   Every business, club, or organisation that plays music should be paying a music copyright licence fee.

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18 September 2019

Inland Revenue to Escalate Investigations into Land Sales

While no comprehensive capital gains tax is being considered in New Zealand at present, there is already a full body of tax law relating to land.

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18 September 2019

Copyright Question

A Real Page Turner – a Copyright Question from The Brokenwood Mysteries   Sunday night is time for watching The Brokenwood Mysteries, and among the many tangled threads in the latest episode was the issue of “stealing” the plot for a novel....

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28 July 2019

You could get caught out by GST when buying a property – even if you are not GST registered

I am frequently asked by clients to assist with the GST implications of a proposed property purchase.

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12 July 2019

Expanding overseas? Make sure you understand the tax implications.

With the world becoming a much smaller place, it is easy for businesses to find themselves trading overseas without too much consideration.

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8 July 2019

Myths of IP – Part 3 – No Patents for Software

Some people dismiss the idea of getting patent protection for an app or computer programme because they believe there is a blanket prohibition on patents for software.

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