Insolvency relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help businesses facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable, with the aim of keeping New Zealanders in jobs. For further information: https://www.companiesoffice.govt.nz/news-and-notices/insolvency-relief-for-businesses-impacted-by-covid-19/

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Is your business struggling with the impact of Covid-19?

As your accountant we are here to help you get through this. We are an approved service provider through Northland Inc’s Regional Business Partner which means our clients are able to apply for a grant of up to $2,000  for us to assist your business with getting through this. We are able to help with: […]

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COVID-19 – wage subsidy update 30 March 2020

Due to a number of uncertainties over treatment of the wage subsidy, the government have given further guidance regarding the use and treatment of wage subsidies. We have employees earning less than the subsidy – what do we do with the excess? If your employee’s usual wages are less than the subsidy, you must pay […]

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FAQ – COVID-19 in the workplace

We are fielding a lot of questions from clients during this time regarding wage and leave subsidies. There are a number of questions for which there is no definite answer yet – marked as pending – as soon as we have further information we will update this & our Facebook page”. Below are some of […]

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Farmers – register for safe practice

Update – 24 March 2020 The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has set up a register for safe practice in the sector as New Zealand moves to National Alert Level Four in response to COVID-19, says Director-General Ray Smith. “Alongside Minister O’Connor I met with more than 90 sector stakeholders by conference call yesterday,’’ Mr […]

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COVID-19 moving to level 3

Although we cannot take in-person appointments with clients, and meetings must be done remotely, we believe we can still provide the service and business advice we are proud of. COVID-19 remains a critical risk for all businesses.  We do not want to squander the progress we have made in our fight against the virus. Thank […]

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Delay to CoverPlus Extra invoicing for three months

Delay to CoverPlus Extra invoicing for three months

ACC acknowledge the difficult times being experienced by many businesses as a result of COVID-19 and have made the decision to delay CoverPlus Extra invoicing for three months. During this time CoverPlus Extra payment plans will be paused and they will not seek payment for outstanding balances. Rest assured all customers will remain covered at […]

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Essential businesses

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

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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