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.
Bright-Line Test - Residential Sales & Purchases
On the 1st of October 2015 the IRD introduced a ‘Bright-Line test’ for the sale of residential property.
This is a fantastic opportunity to hear more about recent legislation changes, IRD payroll requirements and an overview of SmartPayroll.
GST & Houses
Houses and GST can be a complicated and misunderstood area. It is important to understand when a house comes into and exits the GST net and what and when GST adjustments need to be made.
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…
IRD have introduced Payday filing. This is currently voluntary, however from 1 April 2019 it will be compulsory.
Happy New Financial Year
Happy Financial New Year! Another financial year is almost over! Now is a good time to think about gathering the records together that your account manager will require to prepare your accounts.
International Tax Obligations
Have you recently moved to NZ from overseas? Are you aware of the current NZ tax laws regarding internationally-sourced income?
Holiday Opening Hours
Our offices will be closing on Friday the 22nd of December at 12pm and will reopen on Monday the 15th of January 2018. The staff here at REAL Chartered Accountants wish you all a happy and safe Christmas and a fantastic New Year and we look forward to…
SmartPayroll Software Offer - Free for 6 months!
Are you an ANZ business customer? If so, why not take advantage of 6 months free SmartPayroll to help administer your employee's wages. SmartPayroll's online system helps make processing your payroll faster, easier and with less paperwork. They will…
Claiming Expenses When Travelling for Work
You can claim for a lot of expenses when you’re travelling for work. If you take a holiday as part of the same trip, you can only claim for the portion of the trip that was work related.
Subdivisions and Developments
If you are planning on undertaking a subdivision or development, or are in the process of completing one, its pays to get some advice on your tax obligations. Unless your subdivision is on a very small scale (minor subdivision), it is likely to be…