Essential businesses

Essential businesses

March 23, 2020

Essential businesses, and those that support them, will continue to provide the necessities of life for everyone in New Zealand. This means food, medicine, healthcare, energy, fuel, waste-removal, internet and financial support will continue to be available. What are essential businesses? Please refer to:  https://covid19.govt.nz/assets/essential-services-list.pdf This list may evolve over time and is current at […]

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Supporting Your Business During COVID-19

Supporting Your Business During COVID-19

Wage Subsidy Wage subsidies will be available for all employers that are significantly impacted by COVID-19 and are struggling to retain employees as a result. Wage subsidies will be available for businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19 including: employers that are struggling to retain employees sole traders self-employed existing businesses registered charities non-government organisations incorporated societies […]

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Coronavirus update – 17 March 2020

Coronavirus update – 17 March 2020

March 17, 2020

The safety and wellbeing of our team members, clients and visitors to our offices is always our priority. We want to let you know what we are doing in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Business as usual is really important for us.  Our team are doing all we can to help you during these challenging times. […]

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Tax/money

Tax/money

March 16, 2020

If you are having difficulties or concerns about meeting your normal tax obligations due to the effects of COVID-19, Inland Revenue has a range of ways to help depending on your circumstances.   Tip 1:  Get in contact with your bank if you’re experiencing cash flow issues, especially in regard to loan repayments or lack […]

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Employers – a timely reminder of your payday filing obligations in order to prevent unnecessary IR filing penalties, this link sets out a summary of the filing requirements.

Employers – a timely reminder of your payday filing obligations in order to prevent unnecessary IR filing penalties, this link sets out a summary of the filing requirements.

March 13, 2020

You must file an employment information form every time you pay your employees, weekly or fortnightly. If you have multiple paydays, you must file an employment information form for each payday. For more information: https://www.ird.govt.nz/employing-staff/payday-filing    

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Congratulations to the winners of our 2020 Field Days draw !

Congratulations to the winners of our 2020 Field Days draw !

March 12, 2020

Maree Stevenson, Tuidale Farms Limited  Jim and Margaret Comrie Rex Roadley

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Warning about spam emails from ACC and government addresses

Warning about spam emails from ACC and government addresses

February 27, 2020

ACC advise that you do not click on any links or attachments in suspicious emails.  The spam emails look like they come from a legitimate @govt.nz or @co.nz email address.  For more information and an example of what they may look like go to: https://www.acc.co.nz/newsroom/stories/warning-about-spam-emails-from-acc-and-government-addresses/  

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Get ready for Easter holidays

Get ready for Easter holidays

February 24, 2020

If you’ll be open on Easter Sunday, 12 April 2020, you must let your staff know at least four weeks in advance. There may be local restrictions on trading too. Check it out

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Scams

Scams

February 16, 2020

Tips to avoid scams

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Hospitality Industry

Hospitality Industry

February 10, 2020

The Inland Revenue will be contacting clients in the hospitality industry to thank them if they’ve been keeping their books in order. Keeping books in good order assists with tax obligations and provides a more accurate view of cashflow, allows greater access to finances and ensures businesses are correctly valued. We encourage you to put […]

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