Tag Archives: Auckland Lawyer

Residential Land Withholding Tax


From 1 July 2016 we lawyers have been chosen for the honour, by the grace of her Majesty’s New Zealand Government, of becoming unpaid tax collectors for the Inland Revenue Department, whether we like it or not. From that date … Continue reading

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VENDOR RENT GUARANTEES. Not. Worth. Anything.


We aren’t talking about lease guarantees here, where you as the tenant guarantee to pay the rent and outgoings owed by your business. No, this post is about the sale of serviced apartments leased to the property’s manager.  I originally … Continue reading

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Reducing Depreciation Recovery


When the property cycle starts to look like it is peaking, the temptation to sell comes calling…..so it may be worth thinking about all the depreciation claimed on your investment property.  Does it all have to be repaid if the … Continue reading

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Ngati Whatua leasehold land rent negotiations continue…


Leasehold land rents not settled – Business – NZ Herald News. Comments in the NZ Herald this morning that land values of between $2,000 to 2,500 a square metre are being struck for Quay park properties, leaving a rent at … Continue reading

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Quay Park & Ngati Whatua – First decision


Bob Dey has reported on the first of the Quay Park arbitrations to be released in his property report. Parnell Terraces at 18-24 The Strand is one of 5 apartment developments on the former railway land at Quay Park on … Continue reading

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Financial Markets Authority – Guidelines on Disclosure in Investment Statements and Prospectuses


Just a short update: Further to our earlier article on disclosure guidelines distributed for comment by the FMA, the expected timetable of final guidelines by the end of March seems to have fallen by the wayside. Instead the FMA got … Continue reading

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Crafar Farms Sale Approved – the Reasoning


The LINZ (Land Information New Zealand) website…plus every media outlet in the country….has reported the approval of the sale of the Crafar Farms to Milk New Zealand Holding Limited, a subsidiary of the Shanghai Pengxin Group Co. Limited, which was … Continue reading

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