New Zealand Law Society - PLS Webinars

PLS Webinars

The PLS runs occasional webinars on topics of interest to property practitioners. These are usually co-hosted with our partners, Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand and Legal Executives New Zealand, or other government departments with whom we have stakeholder relationships.

  • LINZ/PLS/LENZ "bite-sized" webinar - Brightline Property Tax Update
    Tuesday 16 August 2022, 11am

Te Tari Take Inland Revenue (IR) is presenting a livestream webinar in association with the New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa’s Property Law Section (PLS) and Legal Executives New Zealand | Rāngai Hāpai Ture o Aotearoa (LENZ).

Join Jayshree Khushal, Technical Specialist and Melissa Siegal Policy Advisor - both members of the IR Property Network, to learn more about the recent property tax law changes. Duncan Terris, PLS representative on IR’s External Reference Group - Housing, will facilitate the webinar, which will allow interactive questions and can support up to 1 hour of CPD.

The session will provide information on the recent changes to the bright-line rule, describe tools and processes IR has put in place to proactively support potential bright-line customers and in particular, will focus on:

*How to avoid the common mistakes / incorrect assumptions currently being made by customers, and tax and legal intermediaries in applying the right-line rule exemptions

*Changes to the main home exclusion; providing some apportionment calculations and examples

*Ownership transfers, including:

-Transfers from parents to their children and implications of the ‘Bank of Mum & Dad’

-Considerations relating to family trusts and bare trusts


Lawyers and legal executives who are looking to update their knowledge in this challenging area.


Tuesday, 16 August 2022
11 – 12.00pm + up to 15 minutes Q & A


Register here by 15 August at 4 PM.

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