Q&As: Trusts may no longer enable well off elderly to get subsidy; Possible trap for parents giving money to adult children; What KiwiSaver rules would change when under National plan; Partial KiwiSaver tax credit in year you turn 65 — or 18; Good reasons for using a credit card.
Q&As: Your KiwiSaver account won’t always grow, if you’re not contributing; Inland Revenue sticks to its guns about employer obligations around KiwiSaver; 2 Q&As about trusts set up to protect inheritances from relationship property claims; Some thoughts about relationship property problems, including help with difficult conversations.
Q&As: An idea for a woman who doesn’t know what to do with all the money her husband is now making; How much is a tax deduction worth?; Unfairness in rest home subsidies unavoidable — unless you want to distort your spending; “Add-back” of gifts to a trust not as extreme as reader thinks.
Q&As: Two Q&As on our recent sawmilling picture — and how they got the huge log up there; Is it still worth it to set up a trust so you are eligible for the rest home subsidy?; A suggested way to stop people using trusts to get the rest home subsidy — and are trusts fair?; Angry reader talks quietly; Couple in their 60s plan trip to Greece courtesy of KiwiSaver.
Q&As: Self-employed probably fare worst in KiwiSaver changes, but scheme still really hard to beat; Likelihood of more government changes not a good reason to stay out of KiwiSaver; Abolition of gift tax reduces paper work for family trusts, but doesn’t eliminate it; “Provincial perspective” on changes in house prices over the decades.