Category Archives: Property

Tax on Offshore Sales is Coming

The Government plans to tax offshore people on the profit they make from selling a New Zealand house if it is sold within 2 years after it was bought.  A Parliamentary Bill is now being considered by Select Committee.  It is … Continue reading

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Labour Bashes the Migrants for all the Wrong Reasons

In April the Labour Party made claims that the upswing in net migration to New Zealand is causing runaway house prices in Auckland and Christchurch in particular.  Its solution is to cut immigration numbers.  This issue has not gone away – … Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom – “good character”?

For my first blog in 2012 I’ve decided to wade into the argument about why Kim Schmitz/Dotcom got New Zealand Residence, when he is now the subject of proceedings to extradite him to the US to face major internet piracy … Continue reading

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