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WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: New Tax Rules for Landlords

We are pleased to announce leading tax advisor, Graeme Curruthers of NSA Tax, will be our guest speaker and presenter for our upcoming workshop on the new tax rules for landlords. If you own a rental property or rent out your holiday home then this…

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Tax Working Group - Final Recommendations

The Tax Working Group’s report was released on 21st Feb, making key recommendations with regards to the New Zealand tax system on Capital Gains tax, Environment taxes, Company tax, Personal Income tax, Retirement Savings and Digital Services tax. We have…

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Is a Family Trust Right for Me?

Family trusts are a popular way to protect and manage your assets, such as the family home, for you and your family, now and in the future. They can have a valuable role to play, but they’re not suitable for everyone. Here are the pros and cons of family…

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REMINDER: 2019 Annual Work

If you have your records together then feel free to bring them in early even if you have been scheduled for later in the year. We will send out your annual checklist/authority form soon. It is a legal requirement to have them signed prior to starting your…

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Payday Filing

From 1 April 2019 employers must be set up to begin payday filing. This means that, for every payday after 1 April 2019, you will:  File employment information every payday instead of filing an employer monthly schedule (“EMS” or IR348) on the 20th of…

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Welcome to Rose - Our Customer Services Assistant

Many of you will have already met Rose or spoken with her on the phone. Having joined our team in May as our Client Services Assistant, Rose works at our front desk supporting both our clients and accounting team with a wide range of administrative tasks.…

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Congratulations to Our Award Winning Business Owners!

We are very fortunate to work with many highly motivated, passionate business owners some of whom were recognised for their talent and successes at regional business awards events this year. A special congratulations to the team at Little Big Events and V…

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Xmas Parties & Gifts Without The Tax Headache

Parties and gifts are all part of the festive fun but they can cost a small fortune. Here’s a list of the rules around entertainment expenses so you know what’s deductible and non-deductible before you fork out for your staff and customers.

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Tax Update for Residential Property Investors

To cool surging house prices and level the playing field, rental property owners are about to face a number of issues through the combination of new IRD policies and law.

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Xero Workshop for Intermediate Users

This workshop will help build on your current knowledge and enable you to make greater use of Xero's capabilities

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ACC Online Access

ACC now offers online access to their billing system

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Employers' Workshop Event - 14th June 2018

On the 14th June we had an Employers’ Seminar. The CEO of SmartPayroll Chris Partridge kindly flew up from Wellington to present some upcoming legislation changes, employers’ obligations and gave us a demo on how to use SmartPayroll.

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