Business Licenses in New Zealand

Business Licenses in New Zealand

Investors who open a company in New Zealand are required to apply for various types of licenses, including the importers license in NZ, the ones for export activities, or for producing alcohol, to name a few. To obtain a business license in New Zealand, the company’s owners or representatives will…
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Audit Services in New Zealand

Audit Services in New Zealand

Auditing in NZ is required for large overseas companies, as well as some other large companies registered in the country. The annual audited financial statements need to be submitted in compliance with the provisions of the Companies Act 1993. Our auditors in NZ work together with our other specialists to…
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Financial Service Provider License in New Zealand

Financial Service Provider License in New Zealand

A license is required in New Zealand in order to provide certain financial services. The financial service provider (referred to as an FSP in NZ) applies for a license under the Financial Service Providers Act 2008. Our team assists applicants who wish to obtain a license as a New Zealand…
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Open a SPV in New Zealand

Open a SPV in New Zealand

A special purpose vehicle (SPV) is a company incorporated to meet certain specific or temporary objectives. A company can act as a special purpose vehicle, if it is incorporated using governing documents that specifically state this purpose for its functioning. Our team can help investors open a SPV in New…
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Holding in New Zealand

Holding in New Zealand

A holding in New Zealand is a company that is not involved in trading, rather it is used solely for the purpose of owning shares in other legal entities and controlling them by means of having a majority shareholding. This means that the holding is used particularly for the purpose of actually…
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VAT Registration in New Zealand

VAT Registration in New Zealand

The goods and services tax, the New Zealand equivalent of the value-added tax, is levied on most products and services. If a company is a VAT payer, it is registered and assigned a VAT number in NZ. Businesses, both foreign and local, are not automatically required to register for the GST…
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Startup in New Zealand

Startup in New Zealand

New Zealand startups are easy to incorporate, and many foreign investors are attracted by the straightforward set up process. Although it is true that the process of setting up a business in New Zealand can be initiated through the Internet, that does not mean that it is simple. It is a very important…
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Corporate Tax in New Zealand

Corporate Tax in New Zealand

One of the most important reasons for foreign investors to open companies in New Zealand is the taxation system. At the end of the ‘80ies, the New Zealand government enabled a simplified taxation system for companies which implies applying the corporate tax for the worldwide incomes earned by local companies and various tax exemptions and reductions for…
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Open a Subsidiary in New Zealand

Open a Subsidiary in New Zealand

In the last few years, New Zealand has ranked quite high in various reports according to which it is among the easiest countries to do business in the world. This has attracted a large number of foreign investors and overseas companies interested in setting up operations here.  Quick Facts  …
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Open a Branch Office in New Zealand

Open a Branch Office in New Zealand

A New Zealand branch office is an extension of a foreign company in this country, which means it is legally bound to complete the activities of the parent company. Those who want to open a branch office in 2024 can rely on our New Zealand company formation consultants for assistance in registering this business form. Just…
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