For most small and medium business owners, you go into business to do what you love doing – whatever that might be. We know better than anyone that you didn’t necessarily go into business to be number savvy (unless that’s … Continued
Have you had a customer ask for a cash discount? You know – so it doesn’t “cost as much” because it doesn’t have to go through the books. Who really pays for that discount? Tradies around the country who do … 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
Expect an ACC for Employers invoice 9th July.
About 300,000 business customers were charged incorrect ACC levies since 2002. Here’s how you can find out if you’re one of them. If you’re unsure, give our office a call on 09 435 5595 and we can investigate for you … Continued
Accountants and Bookkeepers fall under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Finance Terrorism legislation as of 1 October 2018 which means more compliance activities are going to be required when agreeing to work together. The requirement is to verify identities of those … Continued
It pays to get those employment contracts right and ensure minimum contractual requirements are meet when hiring staff. From the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment 5 April 2018 A Christchurch business owner has been banned from hiring staff for three … Continued