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Matthew Gilligan Blog

Matthew Gilligan Blog

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Labour has targeted investors in its fresh housing policy released in the last week. Ringfencing tax losses, five-year bright line rules and a tax committee (to mask their desire to bring in capital gains tax) are all on their agenda.
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 John Rowe Blog

John Rowe Blog

Thursday, April 27, 2017
There have been a number of tax changes ushered in recently with two relatively large tax bills passed into law. Below is a grab bag of some of the changes that may be relevant to you. If you are concerned that any of these changes impact on you, then please contact your client service manager at GRA.
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Janet Xuccoa Blog

Janet Xuccoa Blog

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Recently I’ve seen several interesting client problems which would undoubtedly have resulted in lots of money being lost and lots of legal fees being incurred if these clients hadn’t had GRA’s Professional Trustee on board. 
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Salesh Chand Blog

Salesh Chand Blog

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The money supply for property investing is getting tighter. It is becoming harder to obtain finance because policy is changing in an effort to protect New Zealand’s banking system. So now is a good time to think about where your money supply comes from and where you will source it in the future, especially if things take a turn for the worse.   ... Read Article


John Heaslip Blog

John Heaslip Blog

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

A tax amendment for close companies that provide motor vehicles to shareholder-employees has been proposed for the 2018 financial year onwards.  ... Read Article

Anthony Strevens Blog

Anthony Strevens Blog

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

As you may be aware, there is a new law that requires all tenanted homes to be insulated by 1 July 2019. Anyone who owns rental property must ensure their properties are insulated to the required standard by this date.  ... Read Article

Anthony Strevens Blog

Kris Pedersen Blog

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

It’s been an interesting start to 2017 with a much tighter credit market than what we have seen for most of the last decade. While the majority of the media have been concentrating on the fact that the market seems to have slowed since the 40% deposit rule introduction, I put more down to banks themselves pulling back in regards to their willingness to lend and interest rates moving up.  ... Read Article