Iain Blakeley

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Capital gains tax

New rules for property transactions

The Government has acted to require buyers and sellers of property to have IRD numbers. see http://taxpolicy.ird.govt.nz/news/2015-06-23-property-tax-rules-bill-introduced The Taxation (Land Information and Offshore Persons Information) Bill was introduced into...

Capital gains tax

I know it's wishful thinking to expect real analysis in political debates but, honestly, whether it's time to introduce a capital gains tax in New Zealand is an issue which deserves more than the usual ping pong game of political rhetoric. The refrain of the most...