The National Party has a policy which it intends to introduce whereby new employees are given a 6 month trial or probationary period during which certain different rules are to apply. Do you think this is a fair approach and a reasonable thing to do? Is it “fair” that employers and employees should have such a “shake down” period? What do you think?
Is it “fair”?
The Government announced a proposed increase of the trustee tax rate (from 33% to 39%) in Budget 2023. This change, due to take effect from 1 April 2024, would set the rate at which trustee income is taxed at the same as the top individual tax rate. The intention here is to prevent taxpayers from
An example of the critical importance of purchasers understanding their obligations under conditional sale and purchase agreements is the Strack v Grey case. (Strack v Grey  NZCA 432) What Happened Essentially Grey, an Otago businessman who owned a property in Mosgiel, wanted to buy the Strack’s property in Dunedin. Grey wanted to put in