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Kiwisaver Changes

Kiwisaver changes effective 1 April 2019 The changes that have taken effect on 1 April 2019:  You have more options around the amount that you can pay into your KiwiSaver At present, if you are a salary or wage earner, you have been able to contribute 3%, 4% or 8% of your salary into your […]

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the Chinese share market crash in perspective and what it means to the rest of the world

15 July 2015 For the year to 30 June 2015, the Chinese share market has risen 150% However, in the last four weeks, the Chinese share markets have fallen 30%.  $3 trillion US dollars in value has been wiped off the share markets. The Chinese share market as it stands today is a relatively young […]

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Trans-Tasman Superannuation Fund Transfers – new rules

From 1 July 2013, New Zealanders will be able to transfer their Australian superannuation funds back to New Zealand and into registered Kiwisaver schemes.    Similarly, New Zealanders living in Australia will be able to transfer NZ superannuation and Kiwisavers over into Australian superannuation schemes. Currently, Australian self managed superannuation funds (SMSF) are excluded from the […]

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