Broader refundability of R&D tax credits

POSTED BY admin ON THE July 2nd, 2020

Businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 may be finding it difficult to continue their research and development (R&D) plans on track. As part of the Government’s COVID-19 economic response, more businesses carrying out eligible R&D activities may be able to access a refund of their R&D tax credit with increased leniency. The R&D tax […]

[ read more ]

Posted in tax | No Comments »

What to consider before opening another business location

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 25th, 2020

Expanding your business to open in multiple locations can offer more opportunities and profitability. However, managing one location can be challenging enough, so it is crucial to examine and prepare for the implications of opening up a second store. Here are some considerations that business owners need to keep in mind before deciding to open […]

[ read more ]

Posted in business | No Comments »

Avoiding bad debts from your clients

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 18th, 2020

Running a business is challenging enough, and having to deal with bad debts can add an unneeded layer of stress for you and your team. The easiest way to handle bad debts is to avoid them in the first place – here’s how. Do a background check:Before you enter into an agreement with a client […]

[ read more ]

Posted in money | No Comments »

How your business can benefit from flexible workplace arrangements

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 18th, 2020

Businesses working from home due to social distancing restrictions can take the opportunity to learn from the experience and consider new work structures coming out of COVID-19. This could mean increased flexibility for employees when it comes to working remotely and adaptable hours. Here’s why flexible work arrangements with your employees may be beneficial for […]

[ read more ]

Posted in business | No Comments »

Upcoming changes to NZ Super for couples

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 11th, 2020

Since 2001, New Zealand Superannuation (NZ Super) has become a popular pension option for retired Kiwi couples. However, couples looking to apply for NZ Super in the near future or are already receiving payments need to be aware of the upcoming changes scheduled to be introduced on 9 November 2020. It is important to be […]

[ read more ]

Posted in super | No Comments »

COVID-19 and tax for the self-employed

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 2nd, 2020

As part of their COVID-19 response, the IRD has introduced a number of measures aimed at alleviating the financial pressure on those who are self-employed. Tailored tax rates and exemptionsSelf-employed workers who have had their income significantly affected by COVID-19 and no longer fit in their current withholding rate can apply for a tailored tax […]

[ read more ]

Posted in tax | No Comments »

Improving your hiring process as a small business

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 2nd, 2020

Small businesses coming out of COVID-19 may be looking to expand and grow as quickly as possible to prepare for a changing economy. One of the ways you can effectively grow your business is by improving your hiring strategy and making sure it is efficient. Analyse and catalogue your needsTo make sure your hiring process […]

[ read more ]

Posted in business | No Comments »

Creating a business cash flow forecast

POSTED BY admin ON THE June 2nd, 2020

Small business owners are often faced with stressful financial decisions and periods of uncertainty. Having a cash flow forecast can help your business avoid cash shortages by allowing you to track whether your spending is on target, prepare for business expansion, plan for upcoming cash gaps and plan budgets. Here are some tips on cash […]

[ read more ]

Posted in money | No Comments »

Conducting your business’ health-check

POSTED BY admin ON THE May 28th, 2020

With the current economic slowdown, now is the perfect time to review your business strategy and conduct a business “health check” to come out the other side improved and ready to go. Analyse whether or not your business is in the state that you want it to be in and any improvements you can make […]

[ read more ]

Posted in business | No Comments »

How you can support your employees through COVID-19

POSTED BY admin ON THE May 19th, 2020

Supporting your employees during chaotic times as an empathetic leader will improve your relationships within your business and boost personal confidence. Here are some ways you can support your employees mentally and financially during these uncertain times. Be open with your employeesAs businesses implode due to current economic circumstances, employees want transparency and closure over […]

[ read more ]

Posted in business | No Comments »

Next Page »« Previous Page
  • Firm journal archives

  • Firm Journal categories