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10 real world cases of robotic process automation (RPA) in accounting

10 real world cases of robotic process automation (RPA) in accounting 974 597 Daniel Pullen

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Accounting The future of robotic process automation (RPA) is looking brighter and brighter, as software robots become more and more prevalent cross-industry. The Deloitte Global RPA Survey estimates not more than 5 years before near-universal RPA adoption. Accordingly, we’re taking a look today at the effects and application areas of…

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Long delays expected for tax pooling transfers

Long delays expected for tax pooling transfers 1200 630 Lee Stace

IRD is taking longer to process tax pooling transfers for the 2018 tax year. They advise they are not processing these automatically as their system is not remitting interest and late payment penalties for taxpayers using tax pooling. As such, they are flagging these accounts so their tax pooling team can edit them manually. IRD…

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2018 income tax arrangements: Options as final TMNZ deadline looms

2018 income tax arrangements: Options as final TMNZ deadline looms 1200 630 Lee Stace

The final payment date for taxpayers with a 7 April terminal tax date to pay their 2018 income tax arrangement via TMNZ is 18 June 2019. Legislation prevents TMNZ from helping beyond 75 days after a taxpayer’s terminal tax date. Unpaid Flexitax® or Tax Finance balances will incur IRD interest and late payment penalties. IRD…

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Cashflow survival: Dealing with terminal, provisional tax

Cashflow survival: Dealing with terminal, provisional tax 1200 630 Lee Stace

The months of April and May can really tax your cashflow. Let me explain. On 7 April, IRD expects you to pay terminal tax for the 2018 income year. Terminal tax means a taxpayer did not pay enough provisional tax for the previous year. As such, they need to square up the difference. To make…

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TMNZ and Xero team up to educate clients

TMNZ and Xero team up to educate clients 600 338 Denise Pimentel

 Xero and TMNZ partnered up earlier this month for Xero’s Education month. Kathleen Payne, TMNZ’s Strategic Partnerships Manager, ran the  webinar educating people on the benefits of tax pooling as well as a practical demonstration of applying TMNZ provisional tax arrangements within the Xero platform.

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New provisional tax calculator

New provisional tax calculator 957 538 Lloyd Evaroa

  tmnz tax calculator introduction from Tax Management NZ on Vimeo. Simplifying provisional tax is something we are always working on. Our new provisional tax calculator helps you by removing the time and strain of calculating your payments. Update: See below our live calculator walkthrough Key developments This is a new tool to calculate provisional…

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New TMNZ Reports now live

New TMNZ Reports now live 650 351 Lee Stace

 We are happy to announce our new, simple-to-use TMNZ Reports are available on your dashboard to view and export. This means you can now easily see all relevant information relating to TMNZ payments and transactions made by taxpayers you manage in one place. Reports are an area we have been working hard to improve…

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Setting up a 2018-19 income year payment plan with Flexitax

Setting up a 2018-19 income year payment plan with Flexitax 1200 630 Lee Stace

Many of your clients will pay their first instalment of provisional tax for the 2018-19 income year on 28 August. As such, now’s an opportune time to mention Flexitax as you discuss tax planning and cashflow management with them. We recommend using this to set up a provisional tax payment plan for the 2018-19 income…

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2017 income tax deadlines looming

2017 income tax deadlines looming 765 450 Lee Stace

Deadlines to pay 2017 income tax through TMNZ are fast approaching. We understand some clients might not be able to pay by then. However, there are options you may wish to consider if cashflow constraints will prevent you from settling your Flexitax or Tax Finance arrangements within the required timeframe. TMNZ deadlines – when must…

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AIM - the accounting income method

What IRD isn’t saying about AIM

What IRD isn’t saying about AIM 7360 4330 Lee Stace

The accounting income method – AIM – will be available to businesses to calculate their provisional tax payments using approved accounting software from 1 April. The concept is simple: Those with turnover of less than $5 million will make provisional tax payments when they earn their income, based on accounting profit. Inland Revenue (IRD) has…

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