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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

September 7, 2021

New purchase price allocation rules

The purchase price allocation (“PPA”) income tax rules came into effect on 1 July 2021. These rules are particularly significant […]
September 1, 2021

How does Alert Level 3 affect property transactions?

All of us here at Pier Law are working remotely from our homes and will continue to so during Alert […]
August 24, 2021

Three waters debate

Water is a precious and essential resource for us all. Its use and sustainability are constantly under review to ensure […]
August 16, 2021

Money Laundering and You

For some time now, people still get a surprised reaction when they hear about money laundering in New Zealand.  For […]
August 6, 2021

Copyright and content sourcing online – where do you stand?

Times have changed dramatically in the era of the internet when it comes to the availability of information on just […]
July 22, 2021

Removal of incapacitated trustees under the new Trusts Act 2019

The new Trusts Act 2019 has had a far-reaching impact on all aspects of trust law. One of its very […]
July 13, 2021

Changes to tax deductability on interest expenses

In late March earlier this year, the Labour Government announced a number of changes regarding the New Zealand housing policy […]
July 1, 2021

Disputes Tribunal in NZ – An insiders guide

If you have an issue you are unable to reach a resolution on, the Disputes Tribunal may well be your […]
June 24, 2021

A guide to KiwiSaver withdrawals and First Home Grants

The KiwiSaver first home withdrawal and First Home Grants are two completely separate processes. However, if you are eligible, the […]