Default KiwiSaver super accounts to increase in investment opportunity

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 16th, 2020

New Zealand’s national super fund, KiwiSaver, has most recently announced the move of their default super accounts from “conservative” to “balanced”. KiwiSaver default super funds have long been “conservative” due to only 10-35% of funds in accounts being invested into growth assets. However, with the change coming into effect in July 2021, the move to […]

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Preparing to make a business plan

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 2nd, 2020

Having no plan can leave entrepreneurs feeling overwhelmed all the time. With endless important decisions that need to be made, a lack of a clear strategic plan for the coming year can put a lot of stress on you. Experimenting with new projects, having a real need to hire additional help and launching new marketing […]

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Taking advantage of the new building depreciation deduction claims

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 2nd, 2020

As part of the New Zealand Government’s $12.1 billion emergency COVID-19 stimulus package, the Government has reintroduced building depreciation deduction claims for property owners with commercial and industrial properties. The deduction claims will be at a level of 2% a year starting in April 2020. This business relief measure will provide property owners with a […]

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IRD offers tax relief for those affected by COVID-19

POSTED BY admin ON THE March 19th, 2020

With the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) being declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, IRD has provided a tax relief guideline for paying taxes during this time. If you have been unable to pay outstanding tax due to hardship, then you may be able to set up an instalment arrangement in myIR […]

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What to consider before taking out a business bank loan

POSTED BY admin ON THE March 19th, 2020

Many businesses, whether they are only just starting up or have been in the market for a number of years, will need a bank loan at one time or another. However, before you apply for a bank loan, it is important to think things through to ensure that you know if you should get one, […]

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Tips for incorporating career mentoring into your business

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 28th, 2020

A career mentorship program involves partnerships between employees to develop professional skills and gain industry knowledge. Due to their requirement for a collaborative effort, career mentoring programs are often seen as powerful development tools for cultivating both leaders and employees within a business. Whether you are a small business owner or a multinational corporate leader, […]

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Things to consider before rebranding your business

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 13th, 2020

Rebranding your business can seem like a daunting task, as it can involve a range of arduous tasks such as changing designs, updating clients, retraining staff and changing your marketing strategies. However, rebranding can be an option for many businesses if: Your business is too similar to competitors. Your designs and values are updated. You […]

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Tax implications of selling your home

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 6th, 2020

When selling your home, there are many initial questions that will often come to mind – how much will you earn from it? Where are you going to move to? Is it ready to be put for sale? This makes it easy to forget about the tax implications that will affect you when selling your […]

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Keeping your virtual team on track

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 6th, 2020

Managing a virtual team can offer challenges that you won’t experience in-person teamwork. It can be harder to schedule meetings, show demonstrations and build connections. However, having a virtual team offers convenience, opportunity and freedom for the team members, so here are some tips to help you make it work… Define goals and roles At […]

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Bad money habits that are getting in your way

POSTED BY admin ON THE January 22nd, 2020

How you spend your money determines how well you can save you money. Spending more than you have or buying unnecessarily can severely impact how efficiently you can save. Sometimes you aren’t even aware of the small habits that are actually limiting your savings capabilities. Here are a few bad money habits that are getting […]

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