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Is AIM the right Provisional Tax method for you?

An additional option for calculating provisional tax known as AIM (Accounting Income Method) is now available for small businesses that use approved software to prepare their accounts with effect from 1 AprilRead More…

Profiling MSugar

A nice article about our client MSugar in the Autumn issue of GETBA’s Focus magazine. Thanks for the mention Jay.

Company vehicle ownership and FBT – changes to the rules

Close companies who provide a motor vehicle for the private use of shareholder-employees have been required to register and pay FBT on the value of the benefit provided. The value is basedRead More…

Have your say on the future of tax

The Tax Working Group has been brought together by Government to consider the future of tax and is chaired by former Finance Minister Hon Sir Michael Cullen. Yesterday, Wednesday 14 March, theRead More…

AIM: a new way to manage provisional tax

Small businesses will be able to pay provisional tax based on their cash flow, rather than the previous year’s earnings or estimated earnings for the current year. This video explains how. TalkRead More…

Tax changes intended to dampen property speculation

Last Thursday, 15 February 2018, Revenue Minister Stuart Nash confirmed the bright-line test on residential property sales will be extended from two years to five years in legislation currently making its wayRead More…

AIM – new provisional tax option for small businesses

  From April 2018, small businesses will be able to choose a new pay-as-you-earn option, rather than paying provisional tax in instalments several times a year. Inland Revenue is introducing the AccountingRead More…

KiwiSaver Enrolments

As an employer, you play an important role in helping your employees save for their retirement. Employees who start a new job and meet the criteria for automatic enrolment must be enrolled in KiwiSaver, unless you offer an approved alternative superannuation scheme or have been granted exempt employer status. Do you understand what you need to do?

What Christmas Party Expenses Can I Claim?

As the festival draws near you might be planning a Christmas function for special clients and/or suppliers and business contacts and you may be wondering what expenses you can claim. These expenses will come under the entertainment regime for purposes of tax deductibility.

Bruce Montgomery – Partner with Engineering Background

Need an accountant who understands the Engineering world? Bruce Montgomery has been an Accountant for 20 years now, although his first introduction to Accounting was actually 24 years ago when he worked part time for his father, in his practice, while he was finishing his Engineering papers. After deciding he needed a career change he began working full time with his Dad and started his studies part- time. While most of his employment has been in the public sector he also spent time in the corporate world working as the Accountant for a Freighting Company and he also gained a good understanding of how small business operates while employed in various Engineering rolls. With his engineering background, he enjoys working with the trades as well as Manufacturing and Transportation firms.

Can your manager take over from you as a business owner?

Corporate firms use sophisticated transition plans to allow staff to get promoted, to leave and to retire. Does an SME business owner have the same options?

Monteck Carter knows a lot of “baby boomer” business owners are already working on planning their own retirement. Some won’t actually get to 65 for ten years but having a large number of firms come up for sale at the same time may mean prices get depressed.

No business is “ready for sale” overnight – it takes time, planning and careful management… Let Monteck help you reach your financial goals!

Donations

When you run a business or own a company it is important to give back to the community you are in. Helping the community around you offers a huge benefit for you and for your community.