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Articles and interesting reads to help you in your business.

Online marketplaces, tax and you

March 21, 2024

If you rent out the family bach through Bookabach, if you do some driving with Uber, or, more generally, if you earn income through an online platform, you need to be aware of recent and upcoming changes.

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How does an accountant save you money?

February 20, 2024

Want to cut unnecessary costs, optimise the most profitable parts of the business, and increase your overall return on investment?

Talk to us about how we can work with you to support your ongoing business profitability.

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Holiday cash flow for your small business

December 6, 2023

This time of year can be hard on small businesses. With a bit of pre-planning and being proactive, you can set yourself up for a financially stress-free holiday. Talk to us. We can help.

#smallbusiness #cashflowtips

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Be canny with cash flow

November 22, 2023

Take a moment to step out of the Christmas rush and do a quick sanity check with your cash flow plan. It can be easy to forget the tax due in January, along with recurring expenses and seasonal spending.

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Writing a business plan? Read our guide

November 8, 2023

A business without a plan is like a ship without a rudder. Read our guide to writing a business plan and find out the major benefits of having a detailed roadmap to follow.
#tax #accounting #businesstips #businessplan #planning #strategy

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What will a National-led government mean for your taxes?

November 3, 2023

What are National’s proposed tax changes? Shifted income tax brackets, restored interest deductibility, a two-year bright line test and FamilyBoost.

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The ‘No frills’ 2023 budget – What does it mean for you?

May 19, 2023

What’s in this Budget for the Kiwi business owner? From trust taxes to apprenticeships, to avoiding a recession, we look at the items most likely to impact you.

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Minimum wage – issues for farming businesses

April 5, 2023

All New Zealand employers should understand their obligations under the Minimum Wage Act. Farming businesses can face questions that may not arise for other employers.

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Which is more important? Cashflow or profit?

March 21, 2023

Which is more important? Cashflow or profit? We’ll explain why getting in control of your cash is vital for the stability and continued success of your business.
#businessadvice #SmallBusiness #profit #cashflow

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Requesting payment of overdue accounts in an economic slowdown

March 12, 2023

In an economic downturn, cash must continue flowing through our economy. Continue enforcing your #TermsOfTrade but change your approach. Triage your customers and offer options for those impacted. Empathy and flexibility now will pay off later. #WeCanHelp

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Review the year that’s been and plan for the year ahead

January 13, 2023

Conducting a past-year review with an experienced advisor will provide valuable insights for this year’s goal-setting.
What will you do differently this year to enable your business to thrive?
#businessstrategy

We can help. Get in touch today.

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Creating your initial Succession Plan

December 14, 2022

It’s never too soon to create a Succession Plan for your business! The longer you have to plan your exit strategy, the more value you can extract. Don’t leave money on the table or be forced to work longer, start planning now!

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Provisional tax: What you need to know

November 30, 2022

When do you need to pay provisional tax? How is it calculated? Our introduction to provisional tax gives you all the basics.
#taxexperts #smallbusiness

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Entertainment Expenses – Income Tax and GST

November 18, 2022

The rules and exemptions for entertainment expenses can be complex. If you’re not sure, check with us on common types of expenses and their tax treatment.

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GST invoicing changes are coming!

November 2, 2022

GST changes are coming in 2023, designed to support e-invoicing and electronic record keeping. All businesses need to be aware of the changes to ensure their business processes can manage the new requirements.

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How high will mortgage rates go?

October 22, 2022

Do we need to get used to 6% mortgage interest rates again? And what can you do if you’re coming off a fixed term and facing higher repayments?

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