Accounting & Tax

Online marketplaces, tax and you

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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Holiday cash flow for your small business

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.

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Be canny with cash flow

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

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?

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

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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Provisional tax: What you need to know

When do you need to pay provisional tax? How is it calculated? Our introduction to provisional tax gives you all the basics.
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Entertainment Expenses – Income Tax and GST

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!

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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Can you claim clothing as a business expense?

Buying clothing for work can be expensive, whether that’s smart shirts or steel toecap boots. You only buy these clothes for your job, so it feels as though they should be business expenses, right? Not so fast…

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