Top Tax Rate Increase
As you are probably aware, as part of Labour’s the election campaign, they promised the top tax rate for individuals earning more than $180,000 would increase to 39%. While the details have not been announced we expect the new tax rate to be effective…
REAL UPDATE: Trust Act Changes
It is estimated that there are between 300,000-500,000 Trusts in New Zealand. Recently, there have been alarming headlines regarding changes to the new Trust Act and you may be asking yourself, should I be worried? The short answer is no. But now is the…
Important Message for Tax Agents
-As published and advised by IRD, Nov 2020 Yesterday the Government announced the following changes will be made to the Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme: • Currently no interest is charged if the loan is repaid within one year. This will be…
What Makes Us Your Business Growth Partner
Our REAL Chartered Accountants team are so much more than an accounting and tax management service for our clients. Many already take full advantage of our in-house skills and experience in helping to grow their businesses sustainably and profitably.
Business Finance Guarantee Scheme - Loans for SMEs
Business Finance Guarantee loans available through participating banks can help small and medium businesses access credit for cashflow, capital assets and projects related to, responding to, or recovering from the impacts of COVID-19.
ACC Announces Updates to Help NZ Businesses
ACC has recently announced some changes to specifically support New Zealand businesses through these challenging times. From a dedicated support page to delayed invoicing and other online help. We cover it here...
Cashflow Forecasting & Budgeting
Did you know that we offer Cashflow Forecasting and Budgeting? Having a Cashflow Forecast is important for business planning. It can help you set financial targets, know where you are heading and help determine those periods where cash may be lean.
Protect Your Business with Audit Shield
We can now offer Audit Shield to anyone wanting peace of mind and protection if required to participate in an IRD or other government agency audit.
Xero Launches Xero on Air
Xero is launching Xero on Air - a brand new way to share information and connect with our accounting and bookkeeping partners, as well as small businesses around the world.
Low-value asset threshold for depreciation
The Government has recently passed legislation that temporarily increases the low-value asset threshold for depreciation from $500 to $5,000. This will allow you to deduct the full cost of your business assets with a value of less than $5,000 in the year…
Fully Funded Business Support Services Announced
We are proud to announce that as an approved service provider of the Regional Business Partner Network (an NZTE initiative), we are now able to offer two fully funded chartered accounting and business advisory services to help your business through this…
Our REAL Team on Working Remotely
We put the call out to the REAL Chartered Accountants team to share their thoughts with us on their experiences of working from home. The result was some interesting insights and a few great photos too which we share with you in our latest blog post here…