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Covid-19 Business Advice

Sound Advice from Reputable NZ Sources

We have created this section to support our local business with the excellent advice available right now for keeping your business afloat through the Coronavirus pandemic. Most of this content is sourced from a range of online publishers, all of whom are credited in the blog posts. Please help each other and share the positive advice and actions you can take to keep your business alive.

Tony Alexander - China is Recovering

-But the West has entered the maelstrom, belatedly joining the fight. Foreign tourism accounts for just over 4% of NZ GDP. Kiwis travelling overseas, now also erased, looks like it amounts to the equivalent of just over 2% of our GDP. This huge shock will…

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Fiscal response to COVID-19 announced by Government, 17 March 2020

Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced the coalition Government’s package to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 virus this afternoon at 2 pm. Calling the NZ$12 billion package “the most significant peace-time economic plan in modern New…

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Tax Related Announcements as at 18th March

We will keep this blog post updated with any tax related announcements as they become available.

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Xero Update: Leading the way in difficult times

A message from Craig Hudson, Managing Director, NZ & Pacific Islands - The past few months have seen devastating natural disasters in Aotearoa and Australia, and now, the global outbreak of COVID-19. Governments, businesses, and communities all around the…

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Tony Alexander Update - Recession but not like 1987 or 2008

This brief handout is a follow-up to last week’s Covid-19 Supplement which examined how the virus shock will hit our economy, some cushioning factors, and how one might respond.

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Employment NZ Advice - What to do when a worker is advised to self-isolate

What to do if a worker has been advised to self-isolate under public health guidance for COVID-19 (even if not sick), when they travelled before 16/3/20 or have not travelled overseas since 16/3/20.

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A Checklist on Our Economy During the Virus Shock

People are very confused as to what the virus outbreak means for our economy, businesses, householders, wage earners etc. This handout contains some simple lists of dot-points aimed at helping you and your staff better put the shock into context, and…

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