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ACC Delays Invoicing

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Businesses are facing unprecedented financial pressures as a result of COVID-19. Where possible ACC are taking practical steps to provide what respite and support they can during these times, while also safeguarding New Zealand’s no-fault accident insurance scheme. Invoicing delayed until October As part of our plan to help reduce the immediate financial impact of…

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Fieldays Online with Xero

Monday, July 13th, 2020

As you may be aware, Fieldays has unfortunately been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19. If you haven’t had the chance to experience the incredible agricultural event, now is the perfect opportunity to get a taste. Xero are exhibiting at the event and will be hosting a series of seminars, along with others from the…

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Rest and Meal Breaks for Employees

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

In May 2019 the Government  made some changes on the rest and meal break entitlements and made it so that there were minimum entitlements rather than just ‘being fair and reasonable’. The table below sets out the minimum rest and meal breaks an employee is entitled to, based on the length of an employee’s work…

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Extension to Wage Subsidy

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Previously, to qualify for the extension it was advised that you must have experienced a minimum 50% decline in revenue in the 30 days before you apply, when compared to a similar period last year. This has now been changed to a 40% drop in revenue for a 30 day period in the 40 days…

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Recent changes to tax that might help

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

In the last few months, a number of changes have been made to help businesses during this time. For more detail on each of the below, get in touch with your DPA expert for advice. The provisional tax threshold has increased from $2,500 to $5,000. This means, if you expect to have a tax bill of less…

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