Increased minimum family tax credit

The Income Tax (Minimum Family Tax Credit) Order 2018 (LI 2018/239) comes into force on 1 April 2019 and increases the prescribed amount specified in s ME 1(3)(a) of the Income Tax Act 2007 from $26,156 to $26,572. The prescribed amount is used when calculating the...
Holiday cashflow blues

Holiday cashflow blues

Many businesses start to worry about their bank balance around now. The holidays looming recall unpleasant memories of last year. All the regular expenses (wages, rent, suppliers and so on) are still due, but the people who pay you are either away on holiday or slow...
How cyber-secure are you?

How cyber-secure are you?

Blackmail, extortion and identity theft might sound like something straight out of a blockbuster movie but cyber crime is not only a reality, it’s on the rise and research shows the average Kiwi business isn’t prepared. Is New Zealand really under threat, we’re so far...