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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Cash Manager Rural Tips and Tricks

Closing Livestock Tallies Before submitting your financial year end questionnaire please check that your Livestock Year End Tally is correct. From the Transaction screen click on Reports - Accountants Livestock Rec. Livestock tallies…
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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…

Cashmanager Rural - End of financial year checklist

End of financial year checklist When the new financial year is under way, you should start thinking about getting the financial information for the previous year ready for us to use for preparing your financial returns. If you haven't already…
Riparian Planting
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Riparian planting is tax deductible

Riparian planting and management is the restoration, enhancement and the construction of wetlands, rivers or streams inside a property. As this type of planting is recognised as a method of erosion control and water protection, farmers are…
Campbell Brenton-Rule
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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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Cashmanager RURAL - How to balance your livestock reconciliation

The Livestock module is a tool you can use to drive monthly and annual farm management reviews. It provides you with information about what stock is on hand, and what stock numbers are required on a month-by-month basis. This helps optimise…
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Sheep production weaning - mating

 Camille Flack, Vet Services Hawke’s Bay If you are breeding sheep, your year starts at weaning. A lot of farmers focus on the average price and weight of lamb going out the gate up until autumn. At this stage, the horse has already bolted.…
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A little planning makes a difference

The forestry sector has been identified as a high-risk industry due to the number of work related accidents and highly publicised fatalities. In fact, during the recent changes in legislation relating to Health and Safety in the Workplace, commentators…
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Using bank feeds in Cashmanager RURAL online

Bank feeds are a secure connection to your bank that automatically import transactions into your Cashmanager RURAL online program which can save you hours of tedious data entry. This feature is currently available through ANZ, ASB, Westpac…
Dairy farm accounting packages
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9 key steps to knowing your numbers

Over the past few months I have been talking with a number of different rural business owners and it’s interesting to see the vastly different mindsets they each have even when they are in the same industry faced with the same challenges.…