THE DAYS OF THE PASSIVE COMPANY DIRECTOR ARE GONE!!

A big piece of new legislation that you need to be aware of is that as of April 1, 2016, new Health and Safety rules will take effect. These rules will expose all directors to a potential personal liability for a health and safety breach even if they are not aware of...

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ACCOUNTANT

Choosing an accountant is like choosing a new business partner. The right accountant will become a trusted colleague you can depend on, who offers advice and guidance as your small business grows. So what are the top things you need to look out for? It’s important to...

TAX TIME MADE EASY!

In a perfect world, tax time and the end of the financial year would roll around, your accountant would ask for your paperwork and you would have it all there, in order, at your fingertips, ready to go! The reality is that not many of us live in that “perfect world....

SAVING TIME & MONEY IN YOUR BUSINESS

Did you watch “What Next” with Nigel Latta & John Campbell last month? According to their researchers, there will only be 19 accountants in New Zealand by 2037. So if they are to be believed, how is this going to happen? One of the reasons it is likely to happen...

PREPARING FOR THE END OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR

With the end of the financial year just around the corner, it’s time to think about the things that you will need to do before the 31st March and the information that you will need to get ready to provide your accountant or bookkeeper. What do I need to do to get...