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Audit reviews by Inland Revenue (IR) can happen to you at any time and can result in unplanned professional fees. If you want a way out then make sure you have Audit Shield Protection so it can pay the fees for you. Read more…

Presents and parties - getting the tax right

Are you planning a Christmas event for your clients? Is gift-giving on your to-do list?

Take a minute to refresh yourself on what is deductible as a business related expense. Read more…

IRD has good news and bad news on FBT

You may provide company vehicles to some employees. In some cases, the vehicle is a work tool – for example, a ute for a project manager. In other cases, it is part of a salary package.

Whatever the reason, Inland Revenue has good news and bad news. Read more…

Save IRD interest and eliminate penalties

Do you owe provisional or terminal tax to IRD? If so, you can save up to 30% on interest costs and eliminate late payment penalties by purchasing back-dated tax from a tax pooling intermediary such as Tax Management NZ (TMNZ). Read more…

Pay your provisional tax when it suits you

It's not easy to pay the right amount of provisional tax if your income is seasonal or volatile. This is when tax pooling is useful.

Using a tax pooling intermediary such as Tax Management NZ gives you the following benefits:

  • Flexibility to manage your tax payments to suit your cashflow
  • Eliminate late payment penalties
  • Reduce interest costs by up to 30%.
Read more…

How the new provisional tax rules affect you

April 1, 2017 sees the biggest shake-up to New Zealand's provisional regime in twenty years. What does it mean for you? 

For provisional taxpayers who pay using the standard method, there are two changes to the way IRD will charge UOMI from the 2018 tax year. Read more…

Is your vehicle logbook up to date?

The end of the tax year is here. It's time to record the odometer reading in your business vehicle. Read more…

Get ready, get set - End of year tax checklist

Work through the points below to straighten things up for the end of the tax year. Ask us if you would like more information. Read more…

Are you ready for the end of the tax year?

Reduce your tax with these year end tax planning tips. Read more…

Residential property tax is now law

New tax legislation affects residential property bought on or after 1 October 2015. Read more…

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