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Newsletter - Issue 5 2021 [742 Kb]
Includes: Building a more sustainable future, Walk the talk with a greener supply chain, Six simple ways to make your business more sustainable, Directors: Know your role and Key tax dates.

Special Addition Newsletter - Property and Tax [121 Kb]
Property and Tax - the bright-line test and more

Newsletter - Issue 4 2021 [1.01 Mb]
Includes: Avoid harm on the farm, Cash back on quad bikes, Leptospirosis - it only takes a splash!, Women in the know who can help you grow, Upskill your staff with T, Income equalisation scheme, Be KYND and stay healthy and Key tax dates

Newsletter - Issue 3 2021 [635 Kb]
Includes: New 39% tax rate; what next?, How you can get meaningful client feedback (that doesn't cost the earth), Your step-by-step guide to meaningful customer feedback, Good communication = repeat customers = more profit, Minimum Wage and Tax Calendar - April 2021

Newsletter - Issue 2 2021 [635 Kb]
Includes: New 39% tax rate, How you can get meaningful client feedback, Your step by step guide to meaningful customer feedback, Good communication = repeat customers = more profit, Minimum Wage Increase, Tax Calendar - April 2021.

Newsletter - Issue 1 2021 [456 Kb]
Includes: Keeping you and your staff pain-free in 2021, Leading by example - be a mental health champion, Implementing health and safety so it sticks, Health & Safety: Do i need help getting it right? and Tax Calendar - February 2021.

Newsletter - Issue 5 2020 [602 Kb]
Includes: Knowing your staff's learning styles, New ways to communicate with staff, Christmas parties and presents on a budget, How digital are you? Business health check and Tax calendar

Newsletter - Issue 4 2020 [848 Kb]
Includes: 4 burning questions SMEs are asking, Don't trip! GST mistakes to avoid, Smart ways to get your costs under control, Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020, Big gain for gender equality in the workplace, Business health check and Key tax dates.

Newsletter - Issue 3 2020 [535 Kb]
Includes: When life gives you lemons, Metal Art finds silver lining during lockdown, Bringing home the bacon, Why mentors are worth their weight in gold, Personal grievances where employment relationship is triangular: Recent changes, Business health check and Key tax dates.

Newsletter - Issue 2 2020 [715 Kb]

Includes:  Looking on the bright side, Environmental sustainability, Support when you need it, NZX milk price futures contracts, Business health check, Key tax dates

Newsletter - Issue 1 2020 [796 Kb]
Includes: R & D - is it for me?, Pay your taxes by cheque?, Protect yourself with patents and trade marks, 10 inspirational podcasts for the busy business owner, Reminder: Rental losses ring-fenced from 2019/2020 tax year, Four top time-saving tips and Key tax dates.

Newsletter - Issue 5 2019 [758 Kb]
Includes: Six planet-friendly ways to show staff you care this Christmas, Getting holiday pay right, Five simple ways to finish the year feeling relaxed, New Trusts Act 2019: What you need to do, New GST on low-value imported goods, Business Health Check, Key tax dates.

Newsletter - Issue 4 2019 [877 Kb]
Includes: Proof you can profit from going 'eco' on your farm, Agricultural Apprenticeships, Take stock and thrive, Health and Safety, Business Health Check and Key tax dates.

Newsletter - Issue 3 2019 [819 Kb]
Includes: Hotmilk a hit on the global stage, NZ says goodbye to millions of single-use plastic bags, 6 ways the NZBN will save you time and money, Conducting R&D? Cash in!, Business Health Check and Key tax dates

Newsletter - Issue 2 2019 [1.21 Mb]
Includes:  What is your business doing to attract the next generation?  Facebook: Why your business needs it (and how to use it!), Today's apprentice is tomorrow's foreman, Residential property changes 

Newsletter - Issue 1 2019 [767 Kb]
Includes:  The new domestic violence Victims Protection Bill, Payday filing, Payroll pain relievers, Hiring staff, Business health check, Key tax dates, Year end tax tips, What's new in the world of tax, Minimum wage increase 

Newsletter - Issue 5 2018 [724 Kb]
Includes: Christmas/New Year hours, Cyber-security, Spam, Office/worksite safety, Surviving the holiday period

Newsletter - Issue 4 2018 [772 Kb]
Includes:  Business growth - handling your growing pains, My Food Bag shares growth tips & tricks, Grow with the cash flow, Financing business growth with provisional tax, How anti-money laundering legislation impacts you, Get up to speed - new rules for motor vehicles, Business health check, Key tax dates

Newsletter - Issue 3 2018 [462 Kb]
Includes:  Trustee Act changes, Family trusts, Sponsorship, Legal expenses, travel expenses, holiday homes - To claim or not to claim? Trustee responsibilities

Newsletter - Issue 2 2018 [215 Kb]
Includes:  Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) issues, Exporting, Changes to Working for Families, Changes to ACC CoverPlus Extra

Newsletter - Issue 1 2018 [556 Kb]
Includes: Succession planning for small businesses, New law will make dirty money easier to spot, Stage two of IRD's business transformation, New government's tax priorities

Newsletter - Issue 4 2017 [355 Kb]
Includes: Technology and R&M, Accommodation allowances, Team development, Voluntary disclosures, Sneezing colleagues, Holding gold

Newsletter - Issue 3 2017 [368 Kb]
Includes: The business of immigration, Proof of intention, Budget 2017, PAYE changes and tax simplification, YouTube receipts, Tax innovation

Newsletter - Issue 2 2017 [106 Kb]
Includes: Provisional tax improvements, The perils of PPOA, Targeted marketing activities, Taxation of insurance receipts, Nordic tax records, Excessive salaries

Newsletter - Issue 1 2017 [322 Kb]
Includes: Trust reforms, Importance of good record keeping, When is income from professional services derived?, Tax planning before 1 April 2017, FBT changes on the horizon, Unusual tax balance date

Newsletter - Issue 4 2016 [472 Kb]
Includes: Is your business cyber safe? How do we treat feasibility expenditure? Employee share schemes, IRD rulings, Farmhouse expenses, Nothing is certain - except death and taxes

Newsletter - Issue 3 2016 [355 Kb]
Includes: Winter blues tips, Witnessing history, Winding up a company, Labour's housing policy, Do you want tax with that? FBT reminder

Newsletter - Issue 2 2016 [90 Kb]
Includes:  Changes to how SMEs pay tax, Holiday pay mishaps, Compulsory zero rating of land, Slammed for gross carelessness, No relief for earthquake strengthening expenditure, Review of New Zealand foreign trusts, Creative tax deductions 

Newsletter - Issue 1 2016 [387 Kb]

Includes:  Employer provided carparks, Changes to the IRD's administration system, Structuring - to put your eggs in different baskets or not? Student loans - sharing with Australia, Relief for 'non residents', Australia shames non tax paying firms, We are jealous of the Norwegians

Newsletter - Issue 4 2015 [82 Kb]
Includes:  GST on foreign supplies, Changes to closely held company tax rules, Doing your own due diligence, Fit staff/fit business, Further cuts to ACC levies, The Jedi Society Incorporated 

Newsletter - Issue 3 2015 [374 Kb]

 Includes:  What is the cost of your fixed term debt?  The impact of 'dairy', Trusts and shareholder continuity, Land- themes of change, Deduction disallowed for management fee, Tax inspectors without borders, Trustpower case

Newsletter - Issue 2 2015 [373 Kb]

Includes:  Modernising New Zealand's tax system, Holding a parent company liable for the debts of its subsidiary, New tax bill, Health & safety reform, Summary of IRD rates, Pan tax

Newsletter - Issue 1 2015 [261 Kb]
Includes: Is it time to review your finance function?, A lesson for us all, Valuing diversity, Attribution of personal services income, International measures to prevent tax evasion & Terrible excuses for missing tax return deadlines

Newsletter - Issue 4 2014 [418 Kb]
Includes: Reduced financial reporting requirements for SMEs, Tax payments - when received in time, Women in the workforce, Easing up on easements, Business structuring, Tax residency case overturned, Drones reveal tax evasion

Newsletter - Issue 3 2014 [80 Kb]
Includes: Capital Gains Tax, 2014 Budget, Motor vehicle options, Debt vs equity

Newsletter - Issue 2 2014 [69 Kb]
Includes: GST on/off food, Managing working capital, Home is where the heart is - tax residency, Working with difficult people, IT system revamp for IRD, Billions raised through UK tax cut

Newsletter - Issue 1 2014 [51 Kb]
Includes: Planning ahead, Deferring our income for tax purposes, Year end chores, New tax bill - allowances & reimbursements, Buying & selling land - the taxpayer loses, Bomb squad needed by the IRD

Newsletter - Issue 4 2013 [101 Kb]
Includes: Mixing Business with Pleasure - Deductibility of Companion's Travel Expenses, Grouping Companies for GST Purposes, Is Ignorance Bliss?, Personal Guarantees provided in Commercial Leases, Incentivising Staff, Close Company Shareholder Eligibility for In-Work Tax Credit, Tax - the Way It Was.

Newsletter - Issue 3 2013 [453 Kb]
Includes: 2013 Budget, Changes to Financial Reporting for SMEs, The IRD gets it Wrong and Sues, A Man's Salary is from Mars, A Woman's Salary is from Venus, Simplifying Taxes on Foreign Superannuation Schemes, Interest Deductions

Newsletter - Issue 2 2013 [116 Kb]
Includes: Future Tax Changes, Damage to Reputation, Tax Minimisation, Revision of Trust Law, FBT on Carparks, World Class April Fools Day Pranks

Newsletter - Issue 1 2013 [78 Kb]
Includes: New Legislation for Mixed-Use Assets, The Leadership Challenge, Tax Treatment of Employee Allowances, Tax Statistics, How do your Employees Spend Their Day?

Payroll Changes - 1 April 2013 [1.50 Mb]
Important payroll changes from 1 April 2013 - Kiwisaver contributions increase, employing primary & secondary school children, ML & ML SL tax codes no longer valid, student loan repayment rate changes

Newsletter - Issue 4 2012 [94 Kb]
Includes: Business Survey Results, Property Developer Wins GST Case, Tax Update, Managing the Millenials, Qantas Loses Battle Over GST on Missed Flights, IRS Rewards Information on Tax Evasion

Newsletter - Issue 3 2012 [85 Kb]
Includes: Budget 2012, Repairs & Maintenance: Is it Capital or Revenue?, NZICA's Thoughts for Tax Changes for Small Business, Payroll - Help Wanted, Restraint of Trade: What is Reasonable?, Working for Families, Tax Deductions

Newsletter - Issue 2 2012 [79 Kb]
Includes: Paid Parental Leave, Interest & Penalties, Economic Relations NZ/Australia, ACC & Accident Insurance, Penny & Hooper

Newsletter - Issue 1 2012 [94 Kb]
Includes: Hidden Economy - How big is it?, Post-election agreements, Fraud risk, Continuing professional development, Common GST errors, IRD's building fit-out interpretation, Holiday pay & parental leave

Newsletter - Issue 4 2011 [93 Kb]
Includes: IRD wins final round against Penny & Hooper, Test case for justifiable dismissal, GST - What is a supply?, Banking relationships, Livestock valuation elections, Eat drink & be merry, for tomorrow we pay more tax

Newsletter - Issue 3 2011 [89 Kb]
Includes: Kiwisaver changes, Labour's Capital Gains Tax, compulsory zero-rating, change in confidentiality case law, tax system statistics, rental homes for Rugby World Cup, LTC elections

Newsletter - Issue 2 2011 [81 Kb]
Includes: Working for Families changes, business development basics, PAYE vs FBT, making the most of the 90 day trial period, earthquake relief

Newsletter - Issue 1 2011 [153 Kb]
 Includes:  Market salaries, key amendments to the Employment Relations Act, GST refund delays, building depreciation update, costs of relationship breakdowns, student loan repayment evasion & gift duty.

Newsletter - Issue 4 2010 [189 Kb]
Includes: GST changes, managing debtors, employment disputes insurance, QC and LAQC changes, trustee responsibilities, provisional tax, IRD work programme

Tax Changes - 1 October 2010 [125 Kb]
Essential tax changes checklist and a summary of the GST changes coming into effect from 1 October.

Newsletter - Issue 3 2010 [151 Kb]
Includes: GST increase, IRD v Penny and Hooper, Shareholders Agreements, R&D Vouchers, Gift Duty, Building Depreciation

Newsletter - Special Issue - Budget 2010 [37 Kb]
Special issue newsletter in regards to the Budget announced on 20 May 2010. Includes: Personal Tax Cuts, Working for Families Changes, Loss Attributing Qualifying Companies (LAQCs) and Qualifying Companies (QCs), Company Tax Rate Change, Depreciation & GST

Newsletter - Issue 2 2010 [61 Kb]
Includes: Paying Income Tax from Trading, GST Increase - Be Prepared, Cash Flow Forecasts & Budgets, Making Change Stick, IRD Recording Interviews, Kiwisaver & Business Transfers

Newsletter - Issue 1 2010 [61 Kb]
Includes: Income splitting, year end processing, LAQCs, associated persons rules, business relocation costs

Newsletter - Issue 4 2009 [76 Kb]
Includes: Bonuses, Mileage Rates, Legal Expenditure, Tax Working Group, FBT on Car Parks, Tax Pooling Changes

Newsletter - Issue 3 2009 [68 Kb]
Includes: Remuneration reviews, IRD compliance focus for 2009/10, Income protection insurance, Fines & penalties, Mortgages and residential properties in Australia

Newsletter - Issue 2 2009 [69 Kb]
Includes: Preparing your business for sale, GST refunds, renting out holiday homes

Newsletter - Issue 1 2009 [64 Kb]
Includes: 90 day trial period, help after redundancy, reimbursements and honoraria paid to volunteers, associated persons bill

Newsletter - Issue 4 2008 [65 Kb]
Includes: Remaining Robust in Times of Uncertainty, Charities - the Ongoing Saga, Managing Staffing Levels, Structuring for a New Investor, Family Tax Credit Increase, FBT Interest Rate for Low-Interest Loans, New Secondary Tax Rate

Newsletter - Issue 3 2008 [65 Kb]
Includes: Improvements for small & medium sized enterprises, The IRD - Umpiring its own game? Income splitting, Associated persons update, Personal tax rate change, Recognition of trans-tasman dividend credit

Newsletter - Issue 2 2008 [65 Kb]
Includes: Donations & Rebates, Changes to Partnerships, Family Assistance, Recruitment

Newsletter - Issue 1 2008 [577 Kb]
Includes: Important note on GST & Provisional tax alignment, Withholding payment regulations, induction programmes, tax changes for small to medium sized businesses, student loan repayment threshold changes