Tax Due Dates
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Tax Due Dates

Don’t miss another tax deadline again. If you are unsure of what to file or pay and when to do so, do not hesitate to give us a call.
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Decreases to ACC levies for farming

The 2017 ACC levies for farmers have decreased, with levies down between 6-9% on the 2016 levies. These decreases have come about from the government passing on savings generated from improved ACC financial management. The average work levy…
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MBIE prosecuting farmers over employment obligations

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has launched a nationwide investigation into Employment Law compliance within the dairy industry. This has come about after a recent investigation into Waikato dairy farmers which…
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Understanding your profit

"I’ve made all this profit – so where’s it gone?!" Does this sound familiar?   It’s probably the number one question we are asked and usually comes about when the tax needs to be paid. In simple terms, profit is not what’s…
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Would you like more control and a better understanding of your business?

Budgeting is a word that gets a mixed response from rural business owners. A common response I hear is "Why budget when my business is largely dependent on the weather? You never know what it’s going to throw at you and the budget can go out…
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Looking after the farm, but forgetting about yourself?

Farmstrong aims to build farmers’ awareness of ways they can maintain and improve their health and wellbeing. It links them to tools, resources and information to help them take care of themselves.
Rural new zealand farming accounting packages
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Identify the ‘Leakage’, reduce your spending and increase your profit

Looking at overall farm management rather than focusing on production only, can help farmers to identify areas of unnecessary spending, and improve net profit.
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Succession is a process, not an event

Not all business owners start thinking about succession early enough, leaving limited time for the planning element and even less time to change what you’ve got.
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What Tax Free Allowances Can We Pay / Claim?

Tax free allowances can be paid to employees to reimburse business expenses that they have incurred on the employers behalf.
Tax Saving Advice for Farmers
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Tax saving strategies for the rural business

Farming incomes are subject to so many variables it can be difficult to forecast where you are headed but with a few years under your belt, you start to get a picture of how things look in a good year versus a bad year. This helps us develop a business model which can be used for all sorts of future planning opportunities such as succession and purchasing additional land.