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Landlords and tenants set to lose with capital gains

Labour proposals for a capital gains tax on investment property have been criticised as unfair on both investors and tenants, "who are going to end up paying for this."
06-07-2011 more >>

Capital gains tax would distort market further, says Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank does not favour the kind of capital gains tax the Labour Party is proposing, saying it would only distort the property market further.
24-08-2011 more >>

Capital gains tax won't move money from housing, claims BNZ economist

BNZ economist Tony Alexander has rejected the argument that a capital gains tax would result in additional money being invested in productive assets.
18-07-2011 more >>

Govt came close to changing capital gains tax rules on property

Toughening existing tax rules about when the capital gain on a property can be taxed were still under consideration by ministers until relatively late before this year’s Budget, papers released by the Treasury show.
14-07-2010 more >>

Key all but rules out property capital gains tax

While the Prime Minister John Key virtually ruled out a capital gains tax yesterday, he is much less unequivocal about other forms of tax on property investment.
15-09-2009 more >>

Capital gains tax on property still alive

The government is not ruling out a capital gains tax to keep the housing market under control.
13-08-2009 more >>

National says no to capital gains tax

A capital gains tax on property investment is definitely not on the Government's agenda, says Housing Minister Phil Heatley.
05-06-2009 more >>

NZPIF Opposes Capital Gains Tax

The NZPIF has been campaigning on behalf of it's members in opposition to proposals to introduce a Capital Gains Tax for Property Investors.
15-09-2009 more >>

Capital gains tax to focus on equity

Equity, rather than the question of curing an over-investment in property, is the focus of a new paper on a capital gains tax for New Zealand.
18-09-2009 more >>


RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AMENDMENT BILL - 2nd reading commenced. The Government commenced the second reading debate of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill on 8 December. This process basically means that Parliament is asked to adopt the bill as reported back, with amendments from the Social Services Select committee.
11-01-2010 more >>

Key kicks for touch on property tax

The Government has ruled out almost all the property tax changes proposed by the Tax Working Group.
09-02-2010 more >>

Brian Fallow: Wider tax base bitter pill NZ has to swallow

Broadening the tax base is critical in the longer term, to avoid large increases in personal income tax and GST.
08-10-2009 more >>

Taxing matters

Calls for a capital gains tax are gaining momentum, but unfortunately the capital gains debate thus far has been tainted with misinformation and a lack of clarity as to what a capital gains tax would hope to achieve. Frank Newman, who is a writer on investment and a part-time lecturer at Massey University, gives his views.
22-09-2009 more >>

Tax changes 'essential' to remove investment property bias - SWG

Tax changes are "essential" to remove the distortions that favour housing as an investment over basic savings products, according to the Savings Working Group report.
01-02-2011 more >>

Tax and politics: Target the black economy not the multi-nationals

This article is the opinion of KPMG Tax Partner Tony Joyce.
07-07-2014 more >>

Capital gains tax aimed at speculators

“The NZ Property Investors Federation is comfortable with the Prime Minister’s announcement of a capital gains tax on property sold within two years,” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation.
17-05-2015 more >>

Home owners can pay property tax as well

An issues paper on the Bright-line test for sales of residential property, released yesterday confirms that some homeowners will have a Bright Line test applied against them.
30-06-2015 more >>

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