Trusts and the new property tax rules

Does your trust have an IRD number? Your trust will need one if it is buying, selling or transferring a property. Read more…

8 ways Xero can help your business

Xero is online accounting software that has been designed for small to medium sized businesses. It makes managing the financial health of your business more transparent, straightforward and fun. Read more…

5 tips to improve your cash flow

Many businesses struggle with cash flow. Keeping your cash flow healthy is an important part of keeping your business finances strong. Here are five tips to help you manage your cash flow effectively. Read more…

Does your trust deed need updating?

The Income Tax Act allows trustees twelve months after the end of the tax year to decide to distribute trust income. However, many older deeds have a clause saying that trustees have only six months after the end of the tax year to make their decision. Read more…

Tax risks for trustees

Trustees of New Zealand trusts are personally liable for the debts, unpaid taxes and other obligations of the trust. Read more…

Tips for effective writing and emails (Part 2)

Do you have trouble writing in plain English?

A great source of information is the website. It has excellent free guides to help remove jargon and make your writing easier to read and understand.  Read more…

Tips for effective writing and emails (Part 1)

Here are some excellent articles I've discovered about improving the effectiveness of your writing and emails Read more…

Identify your break-even point

If you don't know your break-even point, you can't make informed business decisions.

To cover the costs of your business you need to sell enough goods or services to reach your break-even point. Knowing where that point is, and how long it will take you to reach it, can be fundamental to your success. Read more…

Are you worried about paying your terminal tax on 7 April 2015?

Terminal tax can sometimes put pressure on your business' cashflow. Read more…

If your business income fluctuates, it's hard to estimate how much your provisional tax payments should be. Tax pooling allows you to plan and manage your provisional tax payments and free up your money to spend on your business. Read more…

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