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Use of Home for Business

You may recall there are now two ways of claiming the cost of the business portion of premises used partly for business and partly private.  You will...

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Mileage Rates - New Rules

Update - The following are the rates per kilometre that will apply for the 2017/18 income year:- 

First 14,000kmsAfter 14,000kms
Petrol or Diesel76...
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ACC - Creating Healthier & Safer Workplaces Together

People are your business’s most valuable asset. ACC are proposing some new, enhanced products they believe will help lead to healthier and safer...

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Are you prepared?

You are probably aware that the lower North Island and top of the South was hit by the Kaikoura earthquake on 14 November 2016.

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2018 Tax Year Questionnaire

Please use this questionnaire to accompany your accounting files

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Costs of Living on the Farm

IS 17/02 has been released by IRD on the 'Deductibility of Farmhouse Expenses'.

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IRD's Direct Approach

There has always been an unwritten agreement between IRD and tax agents, that IRD will not contact clients directly. However IRD appears to be going...

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Taxpayer friendly changes from 1 April 2017

On 1 April 2017 use-of-money interest will now cut in at an RIT of $60,000 up from $50,000. For those clients who use the standard uplift method to...

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New withholding tax rules for contractors

Here's a quick overview of the new withholding tax rules for contractors which take effect from 1 April 2017, or if you haven't got your systems in...

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Business Perspective - On My Hand Props, Styling and Flora

Shaye Woolford comes from a family of entrepreneurs. She always knew she’d start her own business. It was just a matter of what that might be.

 

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Requesting ACC Adjustments

Do you receive PAYE or Shareholder Remuneration that exceeds the maximum earnings liable for ACC; or are your earnings sourced from one or more...

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News from ACC - Levy reductions

The Government has agreed to the following changes to levies in 2016/17:

 

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