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New Zealand has a cosmopolitan population of 4.5 million people. It is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). New Zealand currently has 40 Double Taxation Agreements.

Transparency International CPI ranks New Zealand the 4th least corrupt country in the world, with Denmark, Finland and Sweden ranking 1, 2 & 3 respectively. New Zealand, a former British colony, is a member of the Commonwealth (The Queen, Elizabeth II is the head of state) and uses the Common law legal system. 

As a non-member of the European Union, New Zealand is not involved in the EU Savings Tax Directive.

During recent years, New Zealand has become a popular destination for foreign investors who are looking for safety, stability, and an attractive fiscal environment.




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