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  • NZPIF applauds the Government decision not to introduce capital gains tax
    "The NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) applauds the decision not to introduce a capital gains tax" said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZPIF. "This tax would have no effect on the housing market except to make rentals more expensive. This would be unfair on tenants".
    17-04-2019 more >>
  • Capital gains tax aimed at speculators
    "The NZ Property Investors Federation is comfortable with the Prime Minister's announcement of a capital gains tax on property sold within two years," says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors' Federation.
    17-05-2015 more >>
  • Rents could go up by 25% under Labour
    Among the detail in Labour’s Monetary Policy Upgrade is ring-fencing of losses made in the early years of rental property ownership.
    30-04-2014 more >>
  • Treasury recommends capital gains tax
    A capital gains tax has been recommended by Treasury, as a long-term measure to keep a lid on house prices. The recommendations were part of a series of documents about loan-to-value restrictions, released today.
    24-10-2013 more >>
  • OLLY NEWLAND: Capital gains tax is not the answer
    No matter how often the argument against a Capital Gains Tax is put forward, the subject is still popular among those who, it seems, fail to realise that implementing such a tax will solve nothing. The suggestion comes up again and again, and it has almost become an article of faith for ‘the left’ some of whom seem to imbue a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) with mythic powers to right all social wrongs.
    14-03-2013 more >>
  • Alexander: House prices will keep rising
    Government moves to improve housing affordability have been slammed as weak by BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander.
    02-11-2012 more >>
  • CGT and planners get both barrels from Brash
    Bursting the housing bubble – and making homes more affordable – will not be achieved by a capital gains tax, claimed ACT leader Don Brash.
    15-11-2011 more >>

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