Covid-19 Update – 27 August 2021

Tax payments If you or your business are having difficulty paying tax by the due date, Inland Revenue have issued some guidance. As part of the response to COVID-19, Inland Revenue still need customers to continue to file their returns. This is particularly important as evidence of ongoing business activity which is required to ensure […]

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Covid 19 Wage Subsidy and the Resurgence Support Payments

Wage Subsidy Scheme Declarations The declaration for this scheme is substantially more detailed than in the past. It states that businesses must prepare and maintain information to support and demonstrate how the decline in revenue was attributable to the move to Alert Level 4 on 17 August 2021. This includes: • dates of the affected […]

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Covid-19 Update – Wage Subsidy 20 August 2021

Covid-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 Applications are now open for the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 for businesses affected by the move to Alert Level 4 on 17 August 2021. Business includes a registered business, sole trader or self-employed person (who may or may not employ other employees). The business must meet the following revenue […]

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Covid-19 Update – 19 August 2021

Yesterday we watched the 1pm Press Conference hoping there would be further clarification regarding this round of Wage Subsidies given the wider repercussions for New Zealand than the last lockdown in February which predominantly affected the Auckland Region. This was not the case, so at this point, we are using the eligibility period from February […]

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COVID-19 Update | Level 4 NZ

Business as Usual – Remotely As a result of new community cases of the Delta variant of COVID in Auckland, as of 11:59pm last night, all of New Zealand has moved to Level 4 lockdown. As a team, it is business as normal for Gilmore Taylor, albeit working from our home offices. You can contact […]

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Sick leave changes

Sick leave changes

When: From 24 July 2021 What: The number of sick leave days employees are entitled to will increase from five to 10. Employees will get the extra five days when they reach their next entitlement date – either after being employed in a job for six months or on their sick leave entitlement anniversary (12 months after […]

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New Public Holiday – June 2022

New Public Holiday – June 2022

Matariki is upon us, but the new Public Holiday entitlement is not quite here yet! Next year on the 24th of June, New Zealand will begin celebrating Matariki as a Public Holiday.

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Addition to: Bereavement Leave

Addition to: Bereavement Leave

On the 31st of March, a new piece of legislation came into effect regarding Bereavement Leave. A new amendment to the Holiday Act 2003 allows parents to take Bereavement Leave in the event of a miscarriage or stillbirth. https://www.employment.govt.nz/leave-and-holidays/bereavement-leave/  

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Client Story

Craig’s Bridgestone Tyre Centre

Chantal and her team have been our accountants since 2001. They are all very helpful and readily available to help us with our questions and they explain things so we can understand them. Their business advice over the years has been invaluable and I look forward to many more years of professional  advice from them. […]

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Kilometre rates for the business use of vehicles for the 2021 income year

Kilometre rates for the business use of vehicles for the 2021 income year

The table of rates for the 2020/2021 income year for motor vehicle expenditure claims. In accordance with s DE 12(4) the Commissioner is required to set and publish kilometre rates.  These rates can be used to calculate expenditure claims for the business use of a motor vehicle.  They may also be used by employers as […]

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