COVID-19 - 2020-04-24
Developing your Contactless Business Operation Policy
Emerging from lockdown will allow a sense of normality. Bring on the simple pleasures of takeaway coffee, McDonald’s drive through and online shopping for non-essential items; things we never dreamed could be on hold.Read more
COVID-19 - 2020-04-20
COVID-19 - Week 3 Update
IRD Temporary loss carry-back scheme:
This temporary change should be introduced in a bill in the week beginning 27 April.
Businesses expecting to make a loss in either the 2019/20 year or the 2020/21 year would be able to estimate the loss and use it to offset profits in the past year. In other words, they could carry the loss back one year.
This change means we could refund some or all the tax already paid for the year they were in profit. It means firms could cash out all or some of their losses in 2019/20 or 2020/21. Without this change, firms would have to carry forward any loss to a year when they make a profit.
COVID-19 - 2020-04-09
Business Finance Guarantee Scheme
Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced on 1 April 2020 that businesses can start applying for loans under the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme.Read more
COVID-19 - 2020-04-07
Further measures to support businesses
The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help companies facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable and keep New Zealanders in jobs.Read more
COVID-19 - 2020-03-25
Guide for Creating Your Business Continuity Plan
The impacts of Covid-19 on health and business are evolving fast. Currently, we are prioritising helping our clients who have the greatest need. So, if you need urgent help, please get in touch.Read more
COVID-19 - 2020-03-25
Keeping your cashflow strong in tough times
Small businesses are particularly vulnerable in tough economic times. When sales are slow, there are still overheads and salaries that need to be sorted. Pre-planning and being proactive can help you weather tighter economic periods and allow you to continue to thrive.Read more
COVID-19 - 2020-03-18
Government announces $12.1b support package in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Labour-led government has outlined a ‘once in a lifetime’ support and economic stimulus package to address the unrivalled impacts of COVID-19 on New Zealand.
This is an evolving situation that will undoubtedly change the world as we know it. The $12.1b package - representing 4.1% of this country’s GDP - aims to alleviate some of the pain New Zealand’s businesses and individuals are feeling.Read more
COVID-19 - 2020-03-17
As you will be aware on the 11th March the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 (Corona virus) a pandemic.Read more
Articles - 2020-03-13
Child support bill introduced
The Child Support Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament today.Read more
Articles - 2020-03-06
Minimum wage rise from 1 April 2020, 31 March 2020
The minimum wage is about to increase.Read more