Are you a provisional tax payer? The things you need to know!

The Inland Revenue has been progressing with their “simplifying business tax processes” strategy for some time now, with “mixed” results in some areas.  One of these important changes affects provisional taxpayers and how “use…

Tax Guide to Farming, Forestry and Fishing

Due to his experience and specialised farming knowledge, Campbell Brenton-Rule has once again been privileged to co-author Wolters Kluwer’s “Tax Guide to Farming, Forestry and Fishing 3rd Edition”.   This latest edition…

Campbell’s Comments - December 2019

The hot topic in farming circles this week has been around the Reserve Bank’s very recent announcement of Capital Adequacy Ratios and what impact it will have on new and existing rural lending. It’s fair to say that farmers are nervous,…

Campbell's Comment - Farmer of the Year

May 2019 A relatively mild Autumn has seen mixed results in Hawke's Bay and it's all down to rainfall. Talking with our rural community it always amazes me how we can have vastly different weather patterns from one end of the region to the…
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Josh’s Comment - HB Monitor Farm

Beef and Lamb New Zealand’s Monitor Farm programs started in 1991 with the aim to help farmers plan for success by way of bringing together a community group and focusing on a selected farming business. Hawke’s Bay’s newest and only…
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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…

Our thoughts on Payday filing

By now you should be aware of the new payday filing rules which came into force on the 1st of April 2019. Previously, employers could file details of employee earnings and attend to the payment of PAYE with the IRD monthly, or twice monthly…

Entering your end-of-year transactions in Cash Manager Rural

Cash Manager Rural has a lot of extra features to help you manage your business and tax compliance more efficiently. One of those features is the ability to tell the program which financial year your transaction relates to. Why is this important? It…
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New Zealand Horticultural Exports

Plant & Food Research NZ recently published their 20th edition of Fresh Facts which contains some very interesting data for the year ended 30 June 2018. Some of the key points are: Produce from the New Zealand horticultural sector…
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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…