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FBT

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Given the importance of keeping your PAYE and GST record-keeping and payments in order, it might be tempting to think that Fringe Benefit Tax, or FBT, is a relatively minor thing. But don’t be fooled. In 2017, Inland Revenue created a dedicated audit team to focus on this issue. One of the team’s aims is…

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The Trust Issue

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Do you have a family trust? Thinking of forming one as a way to future-proof your assets for you and your children? Take note – the Trustee Act is getting a makeover. While there are still a few parliamentary hurdles to jump, now’s the time to get your head around what the new bill will…

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Taupo Central Block Incorporation

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

2019 Tertiary & Secondary Education Grant applications are now open. Download the Secondary Education Grant application form here.  The application now covers years 9-13. Download the Tertiary Education Grant application form here. Closing date for applications for both grants is the last working day  preceding 30 April of each year.

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Xero Roadshow 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Xero is hosting free small business sessions when they come to a town near you. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about Xero and why online accounting is great for small businesses. View a full list of dates and locations Drop in anytime Drop in between nine and three at any…

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Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

You may have already been asked for increased proof of identity and in some cases, information regarding your tax residency by your bank or lawyer. From 1 October 2018 all New Zealand Accountants need to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009. To meet compliance of the Act, DPA may…

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