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Employers must provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated

Employers must provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated

Employees are now eligible for paid time off from work to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. Many employers are already doing this to encourage their workforce to be fully vaccinated. New Zealanders should consider getting vaccinated as soon as possible. Employees will be entitled to reasonable paid time away from work to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. […]

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Finders keepers: attract the best team and keep them keen

Finders keepers: attract the best team and keep them keen

The unemployment rate is down to 4% and for some industries like hospitality and horticulture, the labour shortage is crippling. For others, like the construction sector, COVID-19 has drawn a double-edged sword: endless work but a lack of skilled labour. Whether you’re looking to expand and hire, recruit to replace, or keep your hotshots in-house, […]

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COVID-19 Key Dates

Northland Alert Levels Level 4 – 11.59pm Tuesday 17 August 2021 Level 3 – 11.59pm Thursday 2 September 2021 Level 2 – 11.59pm Tuesday 7 September 2021 Level 3 – 11.59pm Friday 8 October 2021   Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) – 30% Revenue Decline https://www.ird.govt.nz/covid-19/business-and-organisations/resurgence-support-payment/apply Round 1 – Applications opened 24 August 2021 (Tuesday) Revenue […]

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ETFPOS facility in Whangarei office

ETFPOS facility in Whangarei office

Gilmore Taylor now offers payment by EFTPOS or Debit Card in our Whangarei premises. Note: this does not include Credit Card.

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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 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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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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