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Do Kiwis have to pay capital gains tax on NZ property?

I'm thinking of moving over to Brisbane but am confused regarding tax status. We intend to rent out our house in New Zealand for about 6 months to a year while we rent in Aussie and see whether we…

Posted by jayjaybean. 4 replies. Latest activity on 30 March 2024.

If I sell my house in NZ and take my money to Australia, do I pay any tax other than Capital Gains?

I am an NZ citizen but a permanent resident in Australia and want to sell my rental property in NZ to buy a house to live in in Australia.

Posted by katy. 15 replies. Latest activity on 30 March 2024.

Do you have to get a new IRD number to take to Australia? If so, how do you get it?

Posted by clint. 16 replies. Latest activity on 23 July 2016.

Do Kiwis have to pay tax during the first year of arrival in Australia?

Posted by duckman. 3 replies. Latest activity on 26 August 2008.

Is 4 weeks rent and 4 weeks bond standard for getting into a place in Melbourne? I have heard it can take 6 weeks for your TFN to arrive, can you work before you get one?

Also can anyone recommend a short stay hostel/budget accomodation centrally located that is cheap and cheerful? Thanks heaps

Posted by nicolanz. 4 replies. Latest activity on 25 July 2010.

Working in Australia but have property and family in NZ. Will I have to pay tax in New Zealand?

If you have property in NZ, do you have to pay any tax from your Australian income to the NZ IRD?I'm looking at working in Australia but my partner will still be in NZ.

Posted by rich. 1 reply. Latest activity on 03 June 2008.

Can I still file a tax return dated 1998?

Posted by keentoknow. 1 reply. Latest activity on 07 April 2009.

What is the tax status for a New Zealander working in Australia but sending the income to wife and 4 kids in New Zealand?

I have looked at both the NZ and Australian government websites and still have questions over this. Will I be taxed in Australia and then again in New Zealand? Will the IRD take into consideration…

Posted by southerner. 2 replies. Latest activity on 25 March 2010.

I own a home and want to rent it out before I move to Australia. Do I need to inform the IRD?

Posted by mini26. 1 reply. Latest activity on 17 September 2008.

Moving to Brisbane - should I open a bank account before I go?

I'm moving to Brisbane in Jan 09. Is it best to open up a Australian bank account and apply for a TFN here in New Zealand first? Or after I arrive in Australia?

Posted by anonymous. 5 replies. Latest activity on 08 June 2015.

Where does one get financial advice here in NZ?

We wish to work through our financial position with an adviser/consultant here in NZ to give us a reasonably clear picture of our situation if we moved to Australia.

Posted by two-oldies. 1 reply. Latest activity on 25 January 2009.

Get a TFN online before arriving in Australia?


As Kiwi that never been to Australia I am trying to register for a TFN online, but I couldn't. It says I have to contact Australian immigration.

Did I miss something?

I want to get my TFN…

Posted by mikla. 3 replies. Latest activity on 14 August 2017.

Paying tax on our New Zealand rental property and paying a NZ mortgage

We are moving to the Gold Coast in a couple of months. We own a house in NZ (with a Mortgage) and have decided to get tenants in as it’s not a good time to sell. On top of the rental we will receive,…

Posted by ryahan. 1 reply. Latest activity on 13 April 2011.

Can we get tax rebates in Australia like in New Zealand?

For example, rebates for donations to charity.

Posted by aussiebound. 1 reply. Latest activity on 08 November 2010.