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Our blog will give you quick updates on tax , tips for Xero and recipes ( no, not really!),

and anything else we are thinking about…

Boost your skills with Xero Education Month

We’re very excited to see that Xero are going to be hosting 14 free webinars over February aimed at helping small businesses brush up on their Xero skills. The webinars start on the 5th of February 2019 and range in topics like ...read more

ACC may owe you a refund!

If you were in your first year of self-employment between 2002 and 2017 or paid provisional ACC levies after ceasing trading, ACC may owe you a refund. Customers receiving refunds will also receive an interest payment. ACC will ...read more

Employment records – did you know?

Employment New Zealand has raised concerns that many employers are failing to keep complete and accurate records including wages, time, leave, employment contracts and more. As an employer, by law you must: • be able to show ...read more

Celebrating Diwali in our Upper Hutt office

On Tuesday 6 November 2018 we celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, with our Upper Hutt team Divya and Ravina.  Divya and Ravina treated us to a selection of curries and sweets to celebrate this festival ...read more

Motor Vehicle Expense claims

There are 2 options when it comes to claiming motor vehicle costs for your business. Whichever you decide to use, you need to complete a logbook to calculate what your business portion of mileage is. Firstly we have outlined the ...read more

Employers – Payday filing is coming

Employers – are you aware the payday filing starts from 1 April 2019? This means that for all employers instead of filing an Employer monthly schedule (IR348) every month, you will file an Employment information schedule ...read more

REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE

Repairs and maintenance is a common and necessary activity undertaken by business and property owners.  The nature of the activity means that it could be regular as part of an ongoing maintenance programme, intermittent, or just ...read more

ENTERTAINMENT – WHAT CAN I CLAIM?

Entertainment is an important part of business. It may be building up business relationships with existing or potential clients or keeping staff happy and if it’s related to helping you earn income then it may be either partly ...read more

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