You may have heard or seen on social media the recent push by various agencies to ensure all business entities, including sole traders, have registered a free NZBN number. So why did everyone need to get one? The answer is; … Continued
So you’re ready to hire your first employee, congratulations! You’ve had subbies working for you for years, so what’s the big deal? Most tradies will one day find themselves in the position that they’ve got a good crew of guys … Continued
Cyber security and ensuring you have the appropriate measures in place to keep your information safe online is becoming more imperative as time goes on and the world gets even more tech savvy. Unfortunately, not everyone out there is simply … Continued
Inland Revenue and the Accident Compensation Corporation are calling ‘time’ on cheques. From March next year, IR and ACC will no longer accept payments by cheque from customers who are able to use alternative payment options. IR received more than … Continued
Recently, new legislation has been passed to add more levels of consumer protection around the credit industry. One of those changes removes the ability to pay for credit with credit. This means that finance companies, such as Fee Funders which … Continued
From 1 December 2019, overseas businesses selling low-value goods to consumers in NZ may need to register for, collect and return Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 15%. Low-value goods are those valued at NZ$1,000 or less (exclusive of GST). … Continued
Cashflow is the lifeblood of any business but one of the most difficult things for business owners to control.
Expect an ACC for Employers invoice 9th July.
The ACC levies have been set by regulation for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 tax years. For both tax years the earners’ levy remains the same at $1.39 (GST-incl) per $100 liable earnings. The minimum liable earnings for self-employed workers increases … Continued
The minimum adult wage is set to increase by $1.20 per hour in April. Are you prepared?