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Once you’ve established where your business is now and secondly, where you want to get it to, you need to sit down and work out how you’re going to bridge the gap between the two. If the gap is large, it may seem like where you want to get to is just too hard to reach. T...
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Tax on Your KiwiSaver

September 2, 2019
One of the great things about Kiwisaver is that it can be drawn tax free when you reach retirement which is a very valuable benefit. It's unusual because normally, in New Zealand, tax is mostly worse than in other countries e.g. the complete lack of any person...
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Tax Credits Going to Waste

August 26, 2019
The amount paid for tax credits under the Working for Families rules increased reasonably substantially last year (2018) and are now more generous than ever. The current income thresholds within which Working for Families Tax Credits are available are $84,500 for one ch...
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To get your business to where you want it to be from where it is now, you need to bridge the gap by planning in four key areas - marketing, operations (or your day-to-day business activities), human resources, and management control. Your marketing plan should cover five key...
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There are a number of factors that business owners should take into account in deciding which accountant to use: Relationships. It’s important that you choose an accountant that you can get on with. Do they make you feel at ease and are they welcoming? Are they stuffy and ...
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The term “Break-Even Point” refers to the level of sales necessary to cover all expenses i.e. the point of no profit or loss. To calculate this, you need the following: Your expensesYour salesYour gross profit percentage which is your gross profit (sales less your cost o...
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Most of the small businesses who are working with an external accountant or bookkeeper would not recommend their adviser to others and a quarter are looking to switch accountants, according to research by software provider Xero Based on a survey of 1,500 small businesses wit...
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Starting a business can be a stressful and expensive time so it pays to make sure you take advantage of all possible ways to save Income Tax and GST. One common oversight is not to claim for tools, equipment, furniture, computers, vehicles, reference books and any other asse...
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Every business owner should be focused on his or her prospective customers. The ability to find a customer, sell your product or service to that customer, and satisfy the customer so that he/she buys from you again should be the central focus of all your business a...
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Basically, a good goal comes in a format of:What do I want to achieve & by when? And to assist you in setting your goals it’s important that you know the SMART formula which will remind you of the important components of well set goals. S is for specific and your goals sh...
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