Property and land taxation

Property and land taxation

The taxation of land can seem complex, with increasing tax rules and tight margins on all property from developments to subdivisions.

Baker Tilly Staples Rodway’s trusted advisors understand the different pressures you face, and keep up to date with new rules, making you aware of tax implications before it’s too late. We are experienced at working closely with property industry leaders, advising and recommending changes to initial plans for better outcomes, and ensuring correct implementation. We also have experience assisting with widely-held property investment entities.

Read more about our specialist property and construction team here.

Our services include:

  • Advice on detailed application of New Zealand’s property taxation rules, and
    how to ensure optimal results are achieved.
  • Advice on application of the brightline test.
  • GST change of use adjustments .
  • Structures for efficient taxation of property income.
  • IRD binding rulings on land transactions.
  • Assistance dealing with questions from Inland Revenue on audits and
    disputes
  • Reviewing sale and purchase agreements relating to land and compulsory
    GST zero-rating
Services

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News

05 Apr 2022

Tax Talk | Taxing the gig and sharing economy

With the rapid rise in the use of digital platforms to connect buyers and sellers, tax administrations around the world are realising that meeting tax obligations under current tax settings is a real challenge for those involved in the gig and sharing economy.

17 Mar 2022

Financial support update for businesses affected by Omicron

Inland Revenue has new timeframes around its latest assistance for businesses feeling the impacts of COVID-19.

23 Feb 2022

Tax Talk | Financial support for businesses most affected by Omicron

25 Nov 2021

Government support update

11 Nov 2021

Further COVID-19 support – make sure you claim your entitlement

Recent changes to the structure of government COVID support for businesses mean the dates on which applications open will now be aligned. Applications for both the next round of the wage subsidy and the next round of the resurgence support payment will be opening this Friday (12 November 2021).

08 Oct 2021

Ongoing Government Support for Business | COVID-19

29 Sep 2021

Tax Talk | Interest Deductibility Rules Announced

More than six months after the government announced interest deductibility limitations for residential properties and a mere three days before these rules would come into force for residential rental properties owned prior to 27 March 2021, the government has released the new legislation in the form of a Supplementary Order…

21 Sep 2021

Tax Talk | New Tax Bill

The Minister of Revenue recently introduced the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2021-22, GST and Remedial Matters) Bill (the Bill) to Parliament.   We discuss the key changes here.

14 Sep 2021

Tax Talk | Business support update

With Auckland set to have another week at Level 4, and potentially several weeks at Level 3, the support available for business throughout the country continues to evolve.   We provide the latest on what support is available, the criteria and when it will be available.

13 Sep 2021

Resurgence support payments from 8 September

The Minister of Finance has announced another round of the Resurgence Support Payment.

25 Aug 2021

Tax Talk | Inland Revenue confirms no penalty for late payment or late filing

The Inland Revenue Department is reassuring customers they won't be penalised for late payments and asking that people do not try to contact them via phone, instead to use MyIR.  

25 Aug 2021

Business Checklist - COVID-19

As we progress up and down Alert Levels, businesses need to review their business continuity plans, and take a flexible mindset to operations.  

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