News and Insights

News and Insights

New GST on low-value imported goods

New GST on low-value imported goods

Overseas businesses selling goods valued at $1,000 or less online to New Zealanders are now required to register for, collect ...
Business health check

Business health check

Cash flow is essential at this time of year, so if chasing late payments makes you feel uncomfortable, outsource those phone calls ...
Why closing the gender pay gap is good for business

Why closing the gender pay gap is good for business

On average, Kiwi women earn 9.2% less than men While the gender pay gap is smaller than a decade ago, a collection of top New...
The busy person’s guide to stress-free performance reviews

The busy person’s guide to stress-free performance reviews

How well are your staff performing? Do they love their job? Performance reviews, an open two-way conversation held once or twice a year, are a...
Property sales on IRD radar

Property sales on IRD radar

  Buying or selling a home? You’ll now need to provide your IRD number as part of the transaction process. The change will allow IRD...
Business health check

Business health check

Get familiar with the flexible work legislation and take ideas from the Flexible Tool Kit. Take a good look at your business metrics and cash...
What is your business doing to attract the next generation?

What is your business doing to attract the next generation?

Gen Z (born after 1995) are tech-savvy, entrepreneurial, out-of-the-box thinkers - people you want on your team. Here are ...
Facebook: Why your business needs it

Facebook: Why your business needs it

  Are your ideal customers adults? Then your business needs to be on Facebook because that’s where their eyeballs are. Time-poor ...
Today’s apprentice is tomorrow’s foreman

Today’s apprentice is tomorrow’s foreman

Why apprenticeships work so well With New Zealand’s construction industry going ballistic, a lot of construction companies ...
Own residential property? Take note!

Own residential property? Take note!

In an effort to level the playing field between property investors and home buyers, a new law ring-fencing rental losses looks set to come into...
April Tax News

April Tax News

ACC and Student Loan rate changes from 1 April: The Student Loan Scheme annual repayment threshold increases ...
Business health check

Business health check

Answer these three questions this week and you’ll be well on your way to creating relevant, engaging content for ...
Get ready for the end of the tax year!

Get ready for the end of the tax year!

While sorting your end of year tax paperwork sounds about as fun as spilling coffee on your keyboard, once it is done, it’s done -...
10 smart year-end tax tips

10 smart year-end tax tips

Fill your drawers: Can you stock up on stationery, postage and courier bags before 31 March? Claim now and save. Staff expenses: If you owe...
What’s new in the world of tax?

What’s new in the world of tax?

Payday filing We have mentioned this in the past, but don’t forget payday filing for employers is compulsory from 1 April 2019. Please contact us...
Minimum wage glides closer to $20

Minimum wage glides closer to $20

More than 200,000 New Zealanders and their families will benefit from the minimum wage going up to $17.70 an hour on 1 April 2019 –...
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