The fringe issue

The fringe issue

Given the importance of keeping your PAYE and GST record-keeping and payments in order, it might be tempting to think that Fringe Benefit Tax, or FBT, is a relatively minor thing. But don’t be fooled. In 2017, Inland Revenue created a dedicated audit team to focus on...
Thinking of exporting? Don’t just think – act!

Thinking of exporting? Don’t just think – act!

New Zealand’s is an export-led economy, driven by a handful of major industries like dairy and wine. But more and more smaller players are also conquering offshore markets with smart, innovative products and services in every sphere. If you’ve ever contemplated trying...
Changes to Families Package

Changes to Families Package

If you receive the Families Package (formerly the Family Incomes Package), you may be affected by three changes coming on 1 July 2018. They include: a Winter Energy Payment to help older people and low income families heat their homes a Best Start tax credit for...
ACC announces changes to CoverPlus Extra

ACC announces changes to CoverPlus Extra

If you’re applying for an ACC CoverPlus Extra policy, it’s worth noting that the policy no longer starts on the date of the application, but when you sign the offer letter. So if you have such a letter in your in-tray waiting to be signed, now’s the time to get onto...