What you should know about using cryptocurrencies

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 30th, 2019

In an increasingly technologically dependent age, it can be useful to keep up with new forms of currencies in the digital space. Cryptocurrency is internet-based, digital money that is not controlled by any central authority. Currently, the most prominent cryptocurrency is Bitcoin, which has a market capitalization of over 155 billion U.S. dollars. How do […]

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Budget-friendly ways to promote your small business

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 30th, 2019

Promoting your business can seem tricky to navigate and expensive, especially when there are budget and staff restrictions to think about. However, there are a number of ways to promote your business easily and cost-effectively. Blog content:Posting well-written and relevant blog content on your website can help boost website traffic while capturing the trust and […]

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Updated government tax policy work programme 2019-20

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 30th, 2019

In August this year, the government released an updated tax policy work programme for 2019-2020. The updated version is aimed to encourage productive investment and maintain the quality and efficiency of the tax system. Some of the key workstreams covered in the programme include: Land:The current land protocols will be reviewed in an aim to […]

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Dealing with a bad day at work

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 24th, 2019

Bad days can happen to the best of us, but that doesn’t stop work from needing to get done. Whilst working when you’re feeling down is the last thing you want to do, here are a few ways to pick yourself up and carry on with tasks you need to do. Take a break: Stepping […]

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Introduction of new KiwiSaver Bill

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 10th, 2019

The Taxation (KiwiSaver, Student Loans, and Remedial Matters) Bill contains proposals to simplify and modernise the administration of KiwiSaver. The Bill proposes a number of changes to improve the administration of the KiwiSaver scheme, facilitating faster transfers of funds, improving the administrative efficiency and enhance members’ experience with the scheme. The implementation of a new […]

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Spring clean your finances

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 3rd, 2019

When it comes to your money, whether it be loans, insurance, savings or superannuation, having a ‘set and forget’ attitude can be detrimental to your long term finances. Checking in on the different aspects that make up your finances every now and then to see if they need freshening up is a good way to […]

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Changes to IRD interest rates

POSTED BY admin ON THE September 3rd, 2019

From 29 August 2019, the interest IRD charges when tax is unpaid or underpaid is increasing from 8.22% to 8.35%. This is often referred to as use of money interest (UOMI) AND applies to most tax obligations such as income tax, PAYE, FBT, withholding taxes and GST. The new rate comes as part of the […]

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Quick fixes to boost email marketing

POSTED BY admin ON THE August 28th, 2019

While email marketing remains one of the most effective platforms for businesses to reach clients on a personal level, it does not always deliver the results you may be after. If you’re finding that email marketing isn’t going as well as you had hoped, here are five simple ways to improve your campaign: Experiment with […]

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Short-term vs long-term financing

POSTED BY admin ON THE August 19th, 2019

Maintaining healthy cash flow can be challenging; between ongoing expenses and bills, poor cash flow can severely impact your customers, staff and bottom line. Business owners need to understand the differences between short and long-term financing when developing a cash flow strategy. There are various sources of financing available, with each being useful for different […]

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Evaluating risks in business  

POSTED BY admin ON THE August 19th, 2019

Business owners are faced with constant challenges and tough decisions to make on a day-to-day basis. Risk-taking is often necessary to achieve more in the business, but owners need to make informed choices to avoid potential damages. To manage risk effectively, a proactive stance needs to be taken in identifying and responding to risks before […]

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