27 March 2020
Thsi course has been postponed to 14 April and will be held by live web stream only.
See also: COVID-19 Programme Updates
A zero-rating regime for business-to-business land transactions has applied from 1 April 2011 and has had a fundamental impact on the landscape in this area. This seminar will take a practical approach in stepping you through the regime and will help you identify and manage the key GST risks and opportunities.
This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will gain:
Property and commercial lawyers advising on transactions involving land where one or both parties are GST registered or where the land can be used in a business.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
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Riaan practises as a barrister sole and advises a number of high-profile companies on income tax, GST and Customs issues. He has several clients in the property sector, including receivers, liquidators, accounting and law firms. Before joining the bar, Riaan was a tax disputes resolution specialist for PwC for more than 10 years, and worked in senior roles in Inland Revenue. Prior to immigrating from South Africa, he practised as a solicitor and was a litigation partner from 1999.
Partner, PwC, Auckland
Eugen is a very experienced GST practitioner. He has assisted clients with numerous transactions involving land, CZR and the GST rules. Eugen’s extensive work on CZR includes assisting officials with the original policy design (and subsequent law changes), advising on the various versions of the ADLS/REINZ real estate contract and GST schedule, running GST seminars for various professional bodies, developing GST valuation protocols for the Property Valuers Institute, and being involved as an expert witness in several land GST cases. He brings a practical perspective to this area of GST and can draw on his experience to provide best practice tips and avoid traps.
If written notice of cancellation of a registration arrives before the day of the seminar we will refund the registration fee, less an administration fee of $40. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute - to correctly assign CPD credit, CLE must be notified in advance. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars if necessary.