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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Rural farm houses to comply

The clock is ticking for rural farmhouses to comply with new laws for providing insulation in rental homes Insulation requirements From 1 July 2019, ceiling and underfloor insulation will be compulsory for all rental properties in New…

Anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism

Anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (“the AML/CFT Act” for short) is expanding to cover more New Zealand businesses. The purpose of this…
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Succession - Campbell's View

  by Campbell Brenton-Rule Succession is a word that often provokes negative images of family feuds, lengthy court battles and disputes that can tear families apart for generations to come.  We hear sad stories about elderly…
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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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How will the new rules on farmhouse expenditure affect you?

If you are a farmer (which includes agricultural and horticultural businesses) and claim costs related to your farmhouse such as electricity, phone, insurance and the like, then this change will affect you and you will need to make changes to your accounting system to bring your claim into line with the new tax law for the 2017/18 year.
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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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Farm worker accommodation & PAYE

Where farm employees occupy a farm house rent free, the market value of the deemed rental is part of the employee’s remuneration and subject to PAYE.  This creates a residential rental situation, with deductibility of the running costs (insurance,…
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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…
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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…