New Zealand Property Investors' Federation

The NZPIF is the umbrella body for 17 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.

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News & Updates

Recent updates

  • Tax Working Group agrees property fairly taxed
    A Herald article and an Editorial published over the past week have suggested that property is undertaxed and rental property owners are able to buy property more cheaply than owner occupiers. Both these claims are wrong, but it is not the fault of the writers.
    27-06-2018 more >>
  • The correct facts about tax and rental properties
    Westpac Economist, Dominick Stephens, says that property is more lightly taxed in NZ compared to other assets. He quotes a Tax Working Group study to make this claim. However financial consultants Morgan Wallace found large errors in the Group’s study and concluded that rental property is actually taxed more than other assets.
    19-06-2018 more >>
  • Questioning the Tax Working Group's property calculations
    The Tax Working Group (TWG) appears to be showing an unbalanced approach to rental property investment, by using incorrect calculations and inconsistent assumptions to assess relative tax rates for different asset classes.
    20-04-2018 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 >>
  • Landlords fret over possible tax hit
    180,000 Kiwi landlords with about $213 billion invested in the sector could be in for a rude awakening come Tuesday.
    06-02-2010 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 >>
  • 'Big kahuna' tax overhaul purpose
    Economist and fund manager Gareth Morgan, who is a member of the Tax Working Group, has proposed a radical tax restructure to the group's final public conference that would impose a Comprehensive Capital Tax (CCT) on all land, buildings, plant and equipment to raise $19 billion.
    01-12-2009 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 >>
  • 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 >>

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