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Childcare in NZ more costly than most of the world

Childcare in New Zealand is more expensive than almost every other country in the western world. The OECD says Kiwi families are spending almost a third of their household income on childcare. The only county ahead of us on the list is the UK, where it…

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ACC Cover Plus Extra

ACC CoverPlus Extra CoverPlus Extra is an optional product that lets self-employed people negotiate a pre-agreed level of cover. This way you will know exactly how much money you will receive if you have an accident. The differences between ACC…

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IRD GST is changing on 7 February

The IRD are in the process of improving how customers manage their GST through myIR Secure Online Services. All of IRD services will be unavailable from 3pm Thursday the 2nd of Feb until 8am Tuesday 7th of Feb (Waitangi Weekend) while they make their…

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How Accounting Software Can Increase Profits

Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage cash flow and make better business decisions. But what…

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Tax Season Tips for Small Business Owners

Preparing for tax season is really a year-round endeavor. Tip number one for SMB owners is to update financials on a monthly basis, using a streamlined software or cloud-based system. This way, come tax time, everything you need is all in one place. And…

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KiwiSaver for the Self-Employed

If you are self-employed, you are not required to contribute a percentage of your income.

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AIM - Accounting Income Method

By now you may have heard about the new AIM system that IRD have in place for small businesses. This is the new provisional tax option to help small businesses with their cash flow where they only pay tax when the business makes a profit

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Xero Add-Ons

If your business has specific accounting/reporting needs that is outside the usual, Xero has a number of fantastic add-ons that can integrate seamlessly with Xero.

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ACC & WorkSafe Seminar

We had a fantastic response to our ACC and WorkSafe Seminar held last week. Thank you to Kate from ACC and David from WorkSafe for their informative presentations. Below are copies of their slides as well as helpful links to the WorkSafe website:

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Xero Courses for Business Owners

If you want to increase your knowledge in certain aspects of Xero, Xero has a fantastic series of short videos (2-4min) on just about every subject, and best of all, it’s free! Simply click on the link below and choose the topic you are interested in.…

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Provisional Tax Installment due 28th August

The first Provisional Tax installment is due on the 28th August. Provisional Tax is a way of paying your Income Tax throughout the year instead of paying one large amount at the end of the financial year so it is important to budget for it. If your…

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How to Maximize your Assets before Retirement with Tactical Investing

Risk tolerance, time horizon, and asset allocation – you’ve dealt with these factors for a good part of your life, but now, in the face of retirement, they take on a more urgent and significant role. These factors – particularly tactical asset allocation…

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