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Tax Snapshot for Non-specialists

Tax Snapshot for Non-specialists
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How does tax impact on transactions and commercial agreements for your clients? This seminar will help ensure that you have a robust understanding of how tax can impact on commercial transactions for your clients.

This seminar will include:

  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Litigation and insurance settlements
  • Property and conveyancing transactions.

Learning objectives

By attending this seminar you will gain:

  • Greater knowledge of how tax can impact commercial transactions.
  • An ability to understand and common tax clauses, when to include them and how they affect your client's position.

Who should attend

Anyone involved in acting for clients on commercial, business, or property transactions.


A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.


  • 4.00pm - 6.00pm (tea and coffee available on arrival)

Fee (incl GST)

In Short

  • $125 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $175 - Non-members
  • Live web stream group pricing available! Click here

Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Click here
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Auckland 3 March
Live Web Stream 3 March


Chris Harker WEB EDIT Chris Harker
Senior Associate, Russell McVeagh, Wellington

Chris advises on tax law. He has advised on a number of significant transactions including mergers and acquisitions, restructures, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), and financing arrangements. Chris has also acted for clients seeking binding rulings from Inland Revenue in respect of prospective transactions and represented clients in respect of Inland Revenue investigations and disputes.

Tim Stewart WEB EDIT Tim Stewart
Special Counsel, Russell McVeagh, Wellington

Tim advises on New Zealand tax and trust law issues. His tax practice focuses on financing transactions, and customs and excise issues. Tim also advises high net worth individuals and family trusts on tax and associated trust issues, as well as on the tax consequences of individuals migrating to New Zealand.

Fred Ward NEW WEB EDIT Fred Ward
Partner, Russell McVeagh, Auckland

Fred is an experienced tax specialist and has been a partner of Russell McVeagh since 1995. He advises on all aspects of New Zealand tax law, with particular interest in tax disputes, corporate restructuring and cross-border financing issues. Fred is a member of the NZLS Tax Committee and is a regular presenter at NZLS CLE conferences.

Cancellation and refund policy

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.

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0800 333 111

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04 472 7837

04 463 2986
Level 4, 17-21 Whitmore Street
Wellington 6011

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PO Box 5041
Wellington 6140
New Zealand