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If you’ve set up a website for your business and you’re selling things using the site, you still need to follow consumer laws.
If you're just selling stuff on sites like Trade Me you're okay. If you're making money from regularly selling things online, this is treated like any other business income and you'll pay tax on it.
If you’re self-employed and run your business from home, you can claim the part of your house you use for business as an expense in your tax return.
Find out the basics of setting up a new business.
Page last updated: 27 April 2017