BUDGET 2021: What’s in it for you?

BUDGET 2021: What’s in it for you?

Budget 2021 was all about big spending on benefits, health and infrastructure. With some critics saying the Government was spending too little and others saying it was racking up too much debt, Finance Minister Grant Robertson aimed to find a balance between the two....
Property and Tax update

Property and Tax update

On 23 March 2021, changes to tax rules for investment properties took investors by surprise. There has been widespread commentary with more to come as the detail unfolds. In overview: The bright-line test has been extended from 5 to 10 years for properties purchased...
An overview of the new Trusts Act 2019

An overview of the new Trusts Act 2019

The Trusts Act 2019 came into force on 30 January 2021 – your Trust must now be compliant with the new Act. The aim is to make the law more accessible and easier to understand. Most of the changes relate to Trustee obligations and strengthening the ability of...
Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme expanded

Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme expanded

The Government launched the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme (SBCS) in May 2020 to assist small-to-medium businesses affected by COVID-19. Since then, over 100,000 SME businesses have used the opportunity to access tap into cheap working capital. Around 6,500 SMEs...