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Welcome to our blog! If you’re looking for some practical advice to help you with tax, accounting and property matters, you’ll find it here. This page hosts a range of articles from Connie and other guest experts. These blogs and articles are aimed at giving you practical advice and helping you and your business succeed. We hope you enjoy reading our blog.


Strategies to combat interest limitation – New Builds, Residential Developments & Commercial Investments

September 2, 2021
With the new interest limitation rule, many residential property investors may not be able to deduct interest expense in the…

Significant decrease in revenue – Eligible for COVID business support and IRD interest and penalties relief?

August 27, 2021
Now, we are almost 2 weeks in since level 4 lockdown on 17 August 2021, more businesses (in particular commercial…

Automatic Exchange of Information & CRS – More transparency of overseas income and investment to IRD

June 30, 2021
New Zealand (NZ) has had an automatic exchange of information (AEOI) agreement with several countries for many years. In the…

Design of the new interest limitation rule and changes to the bright-line rules

June 11, 2021
On 10 June 2021, the Labour Government released a discussion document to seek public consultation over the next five-week regarding…

Tax surprises for returning Kiwis?

May 31, 2021
Over 50,000 Kiwis expats have returned home since the beginning of the outbreak. This is estimated to increase to between…

Are you ready for residential property tax changes again?

April 1, 2021
With significant increase in house prices over the last year, Government has announced a number of changes to combat this.…

A beginner’s guide to paying less tax (article published by Stuff – Interview with Connie Lui)

March 1, 2021
Happy new year everyone! Apologies for being radio silence as have been busy in our peak income tax return season!…

SOS for Tax DIY Enthusiast

January 5, 2021
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Asset Rich Cash Poor? How to fix with Commercial Property

November 10, 2020
Why are so many successful residential investors transitioning into commercial properties? Often they've realised I am 'asset rich cash poor'…

Aware of tax issues for owning foreign shares? Foreign Investment Fund?

October 5, 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sPwyCgwSnw&t=2s Many migrants aren't aware of the tax issues when holding onto foreign shares after becoming a NZ tax resident.…

Transitioning into Commercial Property Masterclass – 26 Sept at 10am to 12pm

September 15, 2020
Join Connie Lui, Director at NZ International Tax & Property Advisors (nztaxprop.co.nz), Blandon Leung, Director at Mortgage HQ (mhq.co.nz), Alistair…

Tax issues for holding an overseas rental property

September 4, 2020
Many taxpayers aren't aware of the tax issues when they decide to purchase an overseas rental property or migrate to…

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