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Interest & tax deductibility
Trust transfer benefits
Claiming rental losses
Remediation tax issues
Deductions on rental expenses
Filing of taxable income
Transferring shares in LTC
Dilapidation repair deductions?
Complete LTC picture
Property management GST
Structuring for development
Real estate fees
Changing ownership structure
Fence painting conflict
GST & second hand goods provision
Low-value asset depreciation
Bright line liability?
Settle for limited liability
Swapping old for new
Non-resident AIL queries
Deductibility of work in flat share structure
Second dwelling deductibility?
Off-the-plan interest deduction
Accounting for expenses
Trans-Tasman structuring issues
Short-term rental tax considerations
Income, rents & super
Weighing up restructuring
Granny flat taxes
Deductible - or not
Bright line exemption?
Transitioning to an LTC
Rental tax obligations
Duel country tax obligations
Filing tax returns after many years
Structure around main use
Tax return obligations
Leaky unit deduction
Shed rental payments
Working out tax
Tax returns for property in joint names
Provisional tax on sold rental
Personal ownership vs LTC
Commission on GST
Repair deduction options
Rental expenses deductibility
GST on property management
Intentions and tax
Cross border structuring
Restructuring for taxes
Tax & family trusts
Getting bright line right
Revoking LTC status
Granny flat deductions
Correct purchase structure
Potential CGT impact
Cross border tax matters
GST on commercial rents
Taxing rental income
To LTC or not to LTC?
UK rental sale taxes
Trust beneficiary taxes
Ending an LTC
Developer or investor?
Selling up taxes
Leasee GST claims
Sub-division tax sums
Power meter expenditure
Mixed use calculations
Aussie capital gains
Flatmate rent income
Declaring rental income
Limited tax liability
Claiming tax on rental interest
Deducting costs from rental income
Share interest costs
Boarder tax solution?
Offsetting CGT in Australia
LTC fund transfers
Chattel depreciation payback
Defining a boarder
Asset protection structure
Cross border tax issues
Taxable capital gain?
Tax when helping kids
Deductible skylight work
Carrying foward losses
New build tax liability
Boarding house GST
Second hand goods rule
Setting up an LTC
Overseas tax query
GST on mixed purchase
CGT for trading only
Dealing with flatmate income
Interest deductibility problem
Shifting mortgages impact on tax
Australian tax considerations
Subdivision tax considerations
Renting income considerations
LTC share changes
Mixed use treehouse asset
Taxing flatmates vs boarders
Do-up sale tax rules
No loss deductions
Tax liabilities for LTC property
AirBnB tax calculations
Overseas move impact
GST sale considerations
Property management beginner
Structuring first investment
Transitional tax residents
Voluntary tax disclosures
Choosing a vehicle for new rental
To LTC or not to LTC
Rental income tax
GST for commercial rental
Tax efficiency for landlord-tenants
Rental transfer to LC
Lack of IRD knowledge
Tax deductibility for rental
Tax residency concerns
GST registration for apartment purchase
Sub-let GST confusion
Tenants in common partnership
Taxing land question
Loss on sale
Deduction for study fees
Selling investments to LTC
Depreciation costs - now or later?
Part ownership deductibility?
Pay off NZ debt?
Fair accounting fee?
Tax deductibility from US
Investor vs trader?
More than minor subdivision?
Best ownership structure?
Utilising line of credit
GST on mixed-use property
Am I a trader?
Tax structure for two properties
Best tax options for move to Australia?
Wages for wife
Trust scenario numbers
New home's tax back?
Moving tax impact
Vendor's GST payable
Subdivision 10 year rule
Vendor's GST status
Moving debt around
Capital gains tax on rentals?
“Arms-length” rental for son
Property trading tax?
Depreciation recovery time limit?
Tax on self-contained unit?
Bringing flatmates in
Deductible rental costs?
GST on residential rental?
Buy and sell with LTC
GST on leased hotel
Making the most of debt?
Tax rates for rental profits?
New fence deductibility?
Claiming leaky building costs?
Depreciation clawback on cashing in
Vehicle costs deductibility?
Holiday spot's short-term rental
Tax relief for earthquake strengthening work?
Maximising interest deductibility?
“Double whammy" on sale
Chattel depreciation payback?
Deductibility "classic dilemma"
Subdivide now or later?
Renovate rental property or sell?
Extracting equity from NZ?
No return filed - "should I expect a big tax bill"?
Claiming insulation for creaking floorboards?
GST registration on short term rentals?
Can LTC shareholder live overseas?
Structure for home and income property?
Refinancing after 'deemed sale' from LTC
Tax on subdivision?
Garden shed depreciation
Loss on coastal property
Post 2012 building disposal loss?
Tenants vs flatmates?
Claiming deposit loss?
Claiming furnishing expenses
Rates payment in advance?
Is new roof tax deductible?
Reworking for families?
Income tax options?
ACC levies on rental income?
CGT issues from OZ?
GST on serviced apartments?
Plus GST problems
Filing from Singapore
Calculating loss on sale
Tax impact from LAQC changes
Not a trader!
GST on apartment rent?
Strata title matters
Burning question on depreciation
Moving tax implications
Co-owned rental accounting
Moving on from LAQC
Big Aussie issues
Capital vs maintenance?
Granny flat income
Changing bank security costs?
First things first
Loan use determines deductibility
Floor sanding - deductible?
Is re-roofing capital or repair?
Is insulation maintenance?
Non-resident withholding tax on UK rental?
Does depreciation need to be paid back to IRD?
Detached deck depreciation?
Flatmate tax implications?
Splitting property loss?
Property manager DIY
Deducting foreign debt?
New partner, new property
GST on short-term accommodation
Structuring loans across two properties
Moving into LTC property
Structure for accidental landlord
Foreign owned property
Capital gains on home and income?
Flat confusion - LTC
Losses on overseas rental
Short term rental
Depreciation recovery on property sales
Investing from Australia
Accounting for an increasing portfolio
Structuring property ownership
Unit title concerns
What's in a date?
Can I revalue my asset to offset tax?
Taxing issues in NZ for overseas-based investors
Ex-pats get tax back
On shaky ground
Should I restructure post property crash?
Off-setting costs not so simple
How have things changed under new LTC rules?
Choosing your structures for traders
Is my daughter liable for tax?
Is this income taxable?
What's the best form of structure now?
Disposing of property following a partnership split
Optimum ownership for partnership structures
Your choices with the new LAQC rules
Can I sign over my LAQC?
Change in circumstances forces restructure
Can a Trust have a shareholding in a LAQC?
Best structure for trading
Claiming on subdivision of family home
Has my company lost its LAQC status?
Trust or LAQC
A Trans-Tasman Tangle
Determining life expectancy of a building
Old house, new questions
How does my profit attract ACC?
How will LAQC refinancing change under the new rules?
Will selling to my LAQC trigger tax issues?
Tenants in Common structure
Registered valuation or capital value?
Depreciation recovery when landlords move into rentals
Balancing the debate on possible TWG initiatives
Do I pay tax on any gains if I subdivide before 10 years ownership?
What property ownership structure would you recommend?
Claiming tax for repair work carried out
To depreciate or not?
Tax obligations if changing status to non-NZ tax resident
Process to close LAQC due to separation of partners
Claiming profits and losses from a Trust
Which is the best option Trust/LAQC?
Will I be subject to CGT if I add-value and sell?
How do I wind up my LAQC?
Will LAQC changes encourage investors to sell?
Taxation status of LAQC under the new regime
Tax issues with NZ property when living overseas
Can I let to a family member if I am overseas?
Can a Trust help me offset property losses?
How should I structure my assets?
Transfer of ownership to LAQC process
Protecting properties through structures
Likely outcome of the government's continued focus on LAQC's?
Australian tax query
How should I re-structure if I relocate overseas?
Will potential CGT be retrospective?
Leasing land tax implications?
Can I claim a rental loss from my Trust when I am residing in it?
How can we minimise our losses from overseas?
Are subdivision costs tax deductable?
Can I claim depreciation on insulation costs?
Would IRD view this as tax avoidance?
Tax and proceeds when selling overseas property
LAQCs and foreign companies
Can I claim expenses incurred during renovating?
Double tax whammy
Am I liable for capital gains tax?
Should we restructure into an LAQC?
What is a depreciation schedule?
Can I live in my depreciated rental?
How do I get chattels valued so I can claim depreciation?
Can I claim for my maintenance time through LAQC?
Can I claim for repainting my whole investment property?
How should I structure my assets if moving to Australia?
Relationship separation; how do we un-structure our portfolio?
Comments around Capital Gains
What should I consider prior to leaving NZ and my rental?
Can we claim any expenses in the 12 months prior to settlement?
Is LAQC a good option for us?
How should I structure an investment purchase?
What are the advantages of having a Trust?
I sold my Trust to our LAQC, do we pay tax?
How does gifting to a Trust work?
How can I make mortgage payments tax deductable?
Transferring from trusts to LAQCs
Advantages and disadvantages of LAQC
What tax liabilities do I have as an Australian resident investing in NZ?
Should I purchase my second investment through LAQC?
To Trust or not to Trust, which is the best option?
Will I have to pay tax on any capital gain?
How can I reduce my tax obligations?
What are the benefits of an LAQC for overseas investors?
What expenses can I claim?
Should I start a Trust or LAQC?
How do I sell my home to my LAQC and rent it out?
Can I rent my property from my LAQC?
How can I be more tax efficient with overseas investment?
LAQC or Tust? Which is the better option?
Which is the best option, Trust or LAQC?
If I rent from my LAQC, what are the tax implications?
How do I get the full tax benefits of a LAQC?
Has Capital Gains Tax become law?
How many directors should I have for my LAQC?
What info do I need to give IRD for tax returns?
How do I offset property tax if I move to Australia?
Is an LAQC right for me?
I'm a Kiwi living in Australia, how do I file my property tax returns?
Why should I restructure my assets if no beneficiaries?
Do I need a valuation for depreciation purposes?
Are we committing tax avoidance?
Can we rent out our family trust owned property?
Can I claim tax deductability if I mortgage my rental?
Do we need a partnership tax number?
Are there tax benefits to owning a rental home?
Are Trusts the best strategy to avoid tainting?
What property value do I have to use for LAQC depreciation purposes?
What sorts of things can I claim back on from IRD?
Where can I find info about paying income tax on my rental?
Would my overseas losses offset my NZ income?
Are national travel costs tax deductible?
Is tax payable on the sale of a property?
Do we have to pay any tax on the rent we receive?
Can I rent the property owned by my LAQC?
What tax am I liable for on properties bought through my company?
Am I subject to CGT if purchasing 2 properties per year?
What is taxable activity when subdividing land?
Do I have to pay capital gains tax?
Can I sell my LAQC owned house back to myself?
I need an accountant, where can I find one?
Can my LAQC claim back GST?
How should I structure my property rentals in terms of taxation?
Tax obligations for overseas investors
Living in my investment property, what do I do with my LAQC?
Moving overseas, how do I structure my LAQC?
Is the interest on a loan for a Proportional Ownership Property tax deductible?
How should I structure my NZ rental whilst overseas?
How do I protect my LAQC in case of divorce?
Should I establish a company or remain individual owner?
Arranging debts to reduce tax liability
Arranging debts to reduce tax liability part 2
Where can I find depreciation rates?
Do I pay tax on money withdrawn from LAQC?
What liabilities do I have as a beneficiary of a Trust?
Is the interest of a refinanced rental loan tax deductible?
How do I protect my Trusts beneficiaries in the event of a marriage breakup?
If we build & sell, what CGT am I liable for?
How to structure your assets from overseas
What is the best way to structure assets if subdividing a section?
Can we claim the cost of replacing boundary fences from our tax?
How do I find an accountant who specialises in LAQC/tax returns?
Can we rent out our LAQC owned property?
What expenses are claimable if my house is in a Trust?
Is renting the property from our LAQC considered avoidance by the IRD?
Are chattel valuations worthwhile under the IRD's depreciation regime?
Protecting your property from sharing with future partner
Calculating floor area of your house
How do I structure my Australian assets? NZ LAQC?
Defining tax positions on a property
Can my property, held in Trust bring tax benefits?
Tax payable on subdivision of property
Can I claim deductions on a rental I'm living in?
Is a trust or a LAQC better for family property investments?
Can I depreciate renovations and new carpet?
What taxes arise when selling property?
How much depreciation do I pay?
Pros and cons of LAQC
Setting up an LAQC
Claiming losses against personal tax
Moving in with parents, LAQC or Trust for own home?
LAQC or Trust for tax benefits?
Offsetting losses upon returning to NZ
Apportioning shares between partners in a LAQC
Tax issues when living in your rental
Selling my property to my kids' LAQC
GST on residential rental property
Prioritising your next big move..
Resource consent liability where a tree is protected
Claiming expenses on investment property
Managed apartments & GST law
Should I sell to a LAQC and rent the property back?
How will GST affect my commercial property?
Pay or claim GST on the income received from a residential rental?
Best structure; Trust, LAQC, Company or other?
Economic slowdown ahead?
Planning ahead for the new GST legislation
Using your LAQC to benefit your relocation plans
Depreciation Rates table
Can we sell from the Family Trust to an LAQC?
Do I have to pay depreciation clawback if I move into my rental?
Can items which have depreciated below $500 be written off?
Which structure to use for rentals whilst living overseas
Tax implications of selling your property to LAQC
Tax deductability on a rented property
Deciphering the Relationships Property Act
Claiming cost of repairs from an LAQC
50:50 Partnership versus LACQ
Tax implications of sub-dividing your property
Can I pay capital gains from LAQC without accruing tax liabilities?
Can I buy my first home and place directly into the family trust?
Tax benefits of transferring current mortgage to rental property
Paying off mortgage on property held in LAQC
Transferring to LAQC, should I change ownership to my company?
Multiple investment property loans...
What expenses can I claim on residential property?
How do I add my wife to my LAQC?
Should I establish an LAQC?
Can an overseas resident enjoy tax benefits on rental income?
1Utility bill responsibilities
2Accounting for expenses
3Deceased bond recovery
5Fence painting conflict
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