2019 Guide to Tax and Employment Changes

2019 Guide to Tax and Employment Changes

There are a number of tax and employment changes coming into effect on 1 April 2019 and some of which have already been implemented. Our handy guide below has been created to let you know what is changing, what those changes mean to business owners and when they take...
Join us for our Information Hour

Join us for our Information Hour

Do you have a residential rental or are you thinking of buying? Do you want to know ways to prepare for capital gains with business and property? Have you got employees? Do you want to learn about the upcoming Tax, Employment and Health & Safety changes? If you...
Gear up for payday filing 2019

Gear up for payday filing 2019

Hundreds of Kiwi business owners are enjoying the benefits of payday filing – are you? If not, you’ll need to be by 1 April when payday filing becomes compulsory. Now’s the time to work out how you’re going to integrate it into your payroll processes and save time on...
Hiring staff? Look for traits not talent.

Hiring staff? Look for traits not talent.

Soft skills are the personal qualities that make people easy to work with and they’re key for business success. Here are 6 important soft skills and the best open-ended interview questions you can ask to help find out whether a candidate is right for your business. ...
When trust and relationships are your #1 priority

When trust and relationships are your #1 priority

When my husband Brett died Louise was one of the first people I turned to. At the time I had a whole host of complicated estates, trust accounts, companies and financial affairs to sort out. She flew to Queenstown and handled it all for me. She dealt with the IRD, our...
What Robyn and Rick did when their business needed a lift

What Robyn and Rick did when their business needed a lift

“The LIFT – Wealth & Lifestyle Mentoring programme was fantastic and it helped us take our business to the next level.” “The LIFT – Wealth & Lifestyle Mentoring programme was fantastic and it helped us take our business to the next level.” These are the words...
Richard & Aimee’s Story

Richard & Aimee’s Story

Over the past 10 years, Richard and Aimee Trent have grown their business, Trent Building Solutions Ltd, from a ‘one-man-band’ out of the back of a shed to a thriving building business with a team of 15, based in Christchurch. As the business grew so did Richard’s...
Claiming expenses. What you can and can’t claim.

Claiming expenses. What you can and can’t claim.

Planning a summer business trip with a personal holiday tacked on the end? Renting out the bach and unsure what expenses can be claimed? Whatever your situation, we want to make sure you’re getting the expense claim tax break you’re entitled to....
Achieving a life-long goal

Achieving a life-long goal

At 5,895m, the world’s tallest freestanding mountain and Africa’s tallest peak, Mt Kilimanjaro is certainly imposing but that didn’t stop Larry Beck from achieving his life-long goal of reaching its summit on 24 October 2018. When you talk to Larry about his...
Thinking of a Trust? Read this first…

Thinking of a Trust? Read this first…

Do you have a family trust or are you thinking of forming one as a way to future-proof your assets for you and your children? Take note – the Trustee Act is getting a makeover! While there are still a few parliamentary hurdles to jump, now’s the time to...
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