BEST OWNERSHIP STRUCTURES FOR INVESTMENT PROPERTY

9 times out of 10 an LTC is the best structure for owning a rental property: “You have the benefit of limited liability, a legal structure that is clearly a separate entity yet under your control, and yet it is treated at tax time like a partnership: the best of both worlds.”‘

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OFFSET LTC PROFITS OR LOSSES AGAINST OTHER RENTALS

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Note that you can’t offset any losses against income from other sources e.g. wages, like you used to in the good old days. That is what the concept of “ring-fencing of losses” means. The losses are “ring-fenced” so that they only apply to residential rental property.

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WHAT IS NZCO? WHAT’S THE COMPANIES OFFICE RETURN? IS IT THE SAME AS A TAX RETURN?

WHAT IS THE NZCO? NZCO is short for New Zealand Companies Office.It is part of MBIE (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) and administers a number of registers, including a register of companies, their directors and shareholders, and related documents. WHAT’S A COMPANIES OFFICE RETURN? All companies are required by the Companies Act 1993 to file…

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LTCS VS QCS AND LAQCS

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LTCS VS QCS AND LAQCS. Unlike the LAQC rules, shareholders of an LTC are liable for tax upon the company’s profit, as well as being able to offset the company’s losses against their other income.

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