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Residential Properties – Interest Deductibility & Bright-line

Residential Properties – Interest Deductibility & Bright-line

Friday, 26th April 2024
Below we provide an update on the rules regarding the Bright-Line test and the interest that investors are able to claim against residential property income. These rules apply to ...
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Do you have Reliable Information to Monitor your Business?

Do you have Reliable Information to Monitor your Business?

Monday, 4th December 2023
A business owner may have a variety of measures they use to monitor the progress of the business on a monthly basis. We would recommend that a business has a system to ...
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PROVISIONAL TAX – AN EXPLANATION

PROVISIONAL TAX – AN EXPLANATION

Tuesday, 17th October 2023
IRD requires provisional tax to be paid when a tax payer has residual income tax (RIT) greater than $5,000. Provisional tax is based on 105% of the prior year earnings, or 110% of ...
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GST INVOICE REQUIREMENTS UPDATE

GST INVOICE REQUIREMENTS UPDATE

Wednesday, 1st February 2023
Under current rules a GST registered entity is required to hold a valid tax invoice before being able to claim GST on a transaction in a GST Return. From 1 April 2023 the ...
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Newsletters

CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2024
  • Tax Updates from April 2024
  • 2024 Government Budget Updates
  • What are the Four Ways to Spend Money?
  • Attaching Invoices in Accounting Software
  • Changes to the Square Metre & Mileage Rates
  • Year End Information
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH/APRIL 2024
  • Changes to Minimum Wage
  • Scam Update
  • Time Management
  • ACC Invoices & Cover Plus Extra
  • Paying Tax On-Line
  • Year End Information
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2023
  • Paying Holiday Pay
  • Trust Tax Rate
  • Expected Tax Law Changes
  • Strategic Planning
  • Is it time to Declare a Company Dividend?
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2023
  • GST Changes from 1 April 2024
  • Director Obligations Part 2
  • GST Considerations on Sale or Purchase of Commercial Property
  • Latest Use of Money Interest Rate
  • Updated Square Metre Rate for Home Office
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2023
  • Residential Rental Interest Deductibility
  • Cashflow - Are You In Control?
  • Trust Tax Returns - Additional Disclosures
  • Trust Tax Rates
  • Working From Home Allowances
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2023
  • Minimum Wage Update
  • Short-Term Accommodation - GST & Interest
  • Breakeven Analysis - How much does it cost to run my business?
  • Director Obligations
  • IRD Scam Emails & Cold Calling
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2022
  • GST Invoice Requirements Update
  • 6 Key Ratios to Monitor your Business
  • Are you Buying or Selling Commercial Property or a Business?
  • IRD Use of Money Interest
  • Important Tax Dates
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2022
  • Holiday Accommodation Income
  • What is an FBT Reimbursement?
  • Current Ratio (Working Capital Ratio)
  • Square Metre Rate - Home Used for Business
  • Banklink is Retiring
  • Important Tax Dates
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2022
  • Tax Treatment of Cryto-Assets
  • An Explanation of Provisional Tax
  • Bright Line Rules
  • Use of Money Interest Rate
  • Cost of Living Payment
  • Motor Vehicle Kilometre Rates

 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2022
  • Financial Support for Businesses affected by Omicron
  • Increase in Minimum Wage
  • Imputation Credits & Shareholder Changes
  • Trust Tax Returns - additional information to IRD
  • Is IRD cancelling your GST Registration?
  • Interest Deductions on Residential Rental Property

 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2021
  • Small Business Loan Scheme
  • Foreign Investment Funds (FIF)
  • Rental Properties - When are costs deductible?
  • Changes in Business/Property - Have you considered tax?
  • Before Sale of a Business, Sale of a Commercial Investment Property or Sale/Transfer of Shares
  • The Power of Habit - Book Review

 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2021
  • New Scam
  • Wage Subsidy Scheme
  • & Resurgence Support
  • Cash Flow
  • Residential Property Interest & Bright-line
  • Motor Vehicle Kilometre Rates

 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2021
  • New Sick Leave Entitlements
  • PIE Funds
  • The 39% Tax Rate & Provisional Tax
  • Effect of Wage Subsidy on Individual Returns
  • Sale of Property - Impact of Depreciation Recovered
  • New FBT Rates
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER APRIL 2021
  • Residential Rental Changes
  • Asset Purchases - $1000 Threshold
  • Difference Between Mark Up and Gross Profit
  • Cashflow - Monitor & Control
  • COVID 19 Business Loan
  • Minimum Wage Increase
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2020
  • Brightline Test - Residential Property
  • Asset Purchases - $5000 Threshold
  • Residential Tenancy Act
  • Trust Act 2019
  • New 39% Tax Rate
  • Interest - When is it Tax Deductible
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2020
  • Provisional Tax Threshold Increase
  • Small Business Loan Extension
  • Why anyone with Kiwisaver should make a Will
  • Effect of Wage Subsidy - Individual Tax Returns
  • Improper Tax Invoices
  • ACC Invoicing, FBT and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2020
  • Automated IRD Correspondence
  • Small Business Loan Scheme
  • Wages Subsidy Exempt from GST
  • Asset Purchases Low Value Threshold
  • Wage Subsidy Update
  • Future Planning and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER APRIL 2020
  • COVID 19 Wage Subsidy
  • Business Loans & Mortgage Holidays
  • Minimum Wage Increase
  • Cashflow Planning
  • Year End Information
  • 2021 Tax Changes and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2019
  • Tax Payments Online
  • Words of Wisdom
  • New Trusts Act 2019
  • New Healthy Homes Standards
  • Book Review
  • Important Tax Dates and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2019
  • Use of Money Interest
  • NZ PIR & RWT Rates
  • Cashflow is King
  • Overdrawn Shareholder Current Accounts
  • Kilometre Rate Update
  • Increase of IRD Interest Rate on Underpaid Tax
  • Book Review and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2019
  • New Domestic Violence Protection Act
  • Investment Strategy
  • Provisional Tax
  • Tax Rates
  • Tips & Tricks - Basic Calculations
  • Tax Payments & Refunds
  • Book Review and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2019
  • New Minimum Wage
  • Overpayment of ACC
  • Common GST and Tax Payment Errors
  • Capital Gains
  • Changes to PTS
  • Important Tax Dates
  • Book Review and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2018
  • Payday Filing
  • Overseas Travel Expenses
  • Calculating motor vehicle kilometre rate
  • Employment Records
  • Important Tax Dates
  • Book Review and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2018
  • Tax Working Group
  • Ring Fencing of Rental Losses
  • Bank Financing
  • Monitoring Your Business
  • The Cost of Holiday Pay
  • MYOB Classic Support Ending and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2018
  • IRD focus on Cash Jobs
  • Parental Leave
  • Employer Changes
  • Online Accounting Software Clients
  • Trustee Obligations
  • Personal Tax Considerations and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2018
  • Travel vs Entertainment
  • Break Even Analysis
  • AIM Accounting Method
  • Valid Tax Invoices
  • Important Tax Dates
  • Brightline Test and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2017
  • Taxes on Accommodation
  • Planning
  • How is your business organised?
  • Customer Service - Words of Wisdom
  • Important Tax Dates
  • Book Reviews and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2017
  • Company Vehicles & Latest FBT Changes
  • Asset Purchases - Will it stack up?
  • Loans to Family Members
  • Customer Service - Words of Wisdom
  • Important Tax Dates
  • Book Reviews and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2017
  • Budget Update 2017
  • New Email Scam
  • The Changing Face of IRD, Tax & GST
  • Online Accounting Systems - Bank Balance Correct?
  • Updated Mileage Rates
  • Wheel of Life and more...
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2017
  • Tax Changes
  • 10 Years of Information
  • ACC - Some Reminders
  • Year End Information
  • Important Tax Dates
  • Change to Minimum Wage
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DEC 2016
  • GST De-Registration
  • Residential Property Tax
  • Annual Leave
  • Manage Business Risk
  • Important Tax Dates
  • GST Returns & Tax Payments
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER OCT 2016
  • Residential Property Update
  • Business Growth & Cashflow
  • The Cash Economy
  • Personal Insurances
  • New Lending Restrictions
  • Employers Record Keeping
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER JUNE 2016
  • Tax Proposals
  • Rental Property Costs
  • Audit Shield
  • Monitoring Your Business
  • Having a Money Plan
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2016
  • Minimum Wage Increase
  • Imputation Credits - An Explanation
  • Overseas Income
  • Employment Law Changes
  • Plan The Year Ahead
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2015
  • ACC - Are you paying too much?
  • From the IRD - Undeclared Cash Jobs
  • Important Tax Dates
  • The Year in Review
  • Health & Safety Reforms
 
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CLIENT NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2015
  • Residential Property Update
  • Mileage Rate Change
  • Cyber Bullying & Digital Harassment
  • Mark Up vs. Gross Profit
  • Employer Obligations
 
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July 2015
  • Are you a Company Director?
  • Use of Money Interest Rate Changes
  • Fair Trading Act
  • Are you in charge?
  • Budget Update
 
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March 2015
  • End of Financial Year
  • Employment Agreements - Do you meet the legal requirements?
  • Depreciation - How much can I claim?
  • Farm Accommodation Allowance
  • How is business tracking?
 
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December 2014
  • GST Reminders
  • The Fraud Triangle
  • Annual Leave Calculations
  • Purchasing Equipment ex Bank Funds
  • Solving IRD Problems
 
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Jeremy Hughes & David Hallett
Directors
COMPANY-X LIMITED
 
 
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