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News - 12 Oct 2017
In March 2017 IRD issued a new interpretation statement on the deductibility of farm house expenses, introducing a completely new method of calculation. The new rules are effective from the beginning of the farmer's 2017/18 financial year. Read Dale's full article to find out more.
News - 28 Sep 2017
What is a Memorandum of Wishes, and why would you need one?
In this article Stewart explains how, if you have a family trust, it may assist future Trustees to manage your trust after your demise.
News - 14 Sep 2017
We have argued for a long time that Government should periodically change the income tax brackets so as to reflect movements in inflation (the CPI). This has become a hot topic in the upcoming election, some arguing that the adjustments proposed in the 2017 Budget amount to a tax cut for high income earners. This article puts the proposed adjustments into perspective .
News - 31 Aug 2017
Have you planned for the future? This fortnights article is about getting your life sorted out so that in the event of death or incapacity you don't leave a mess behind for your family and advisers to sort out. To find out more about the Life Organiser service we offer please contact us.
News - 17 Aug 2017
In this article Dale explains the importance that the new Trusts Act 2017 places on Trustees knowing and understanding the terms of the trust.
News - 03 Aug 2017
You may have a family trust or be told you need one, or even be a trustee of a trust, but do you really understand what a trust is and why it's needed? In this article Dale explains what trusts are, who is involved and gives reasons why you may consider starting a trust.
News - 20 Jul 2017
The main purpose of an audit is to confirm to the members, beneficiaries, funders, or other interested parties that the financial statements of the organisation fairly reflect the true financial position. Read this article to find out more....
News - 06 Jul 2017
For those of you involved with local charities and other public benefit entites (PBE's), hopefully the term Statement of Service Performance (SSP) is not alien to you. In this article Stewart talks about what SSP's are and what they need to include.
News - 22 Jun 2017
Did you sign up for KiwiSaver? Do you know which Fund your money is going in to or how much of your savings are being paid to your provider in fees?
Do you have any idea how much you will have saved in KiwiSaver in say 5 years, 10 years, or when you retire?
If you can’t answer these questions check out our article for changes in KiwiSaver reporting.
News - 08 Jun 2017
There are two main methods of valuing livestock on hand at year end for tax purposes. In this article Stewart explains what the two methods are and how they work.
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